Georg Henschel in Petrograd (St Petersburg), Russia - at the end of 1876

from Musings and Memories of a Musician, page 138:

The Petrograd season of that year was rendered particularly brilliant by the appearance at the Imperial Opera of the incomparable Adelina Patti. I heard her as Rosina in the Barber of Seville, a part in which I think no other singer has quite approached her yet. Not only was her singing absolutely perfect, but she also acted bewitchingly. When …   more >>

cite as

Georg Henschel, Musings and Memories of a Musician (London, 1918), p. 138. accessed: 3 March, 2024

location of experience: Petrograd (St Petersburg), Russia


Georg Henschel
baritone, Composer, Conducting, Pianist

Listening to

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The Barber of Seville
written by Rossini
performed by Adelina Patti

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of 1876
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 31 Oct 2017 10:05:24 +0000
Approved on Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:57:26 +0000