Charlton Byam Wollaston et al. in Milan and Turin, Italy - September, 1791

from Letter from C.B. Wollaston, 2 October 1791, page 73:

I dare say James Frampton told you that we met with an old friend, the opera of ‘Gli Schiavi per Amore,’ at Milan. They do not change their operas in Italy so often as in London, but repeat the same opera and dances every night for six weeks together. We went to it the three nights we were there, and I assure you I came away more delighted than ever. The Archduke and his court were there the last night, and the house was very full.

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cite as

C.B. Wollaston, Letter from C.B. Wollaston, 2 October 1791. In Harriet Georgiana Mundy (ed.), The Journal of Mary Frampton, from the Year 1779, until the year 1846 (London, 1885), p. 73. accessed: 25 June, 2024

location of experience: Milan and Turin, Italy


Charlton Byam Wollaston
Composer, Judge, Magistrate, recorder of Dorchester […]
James Frampton
Lord High Sheriff of Dorset, Magistrate

Listening to

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Gli Schiavi per Amore
written by Paesiello
Unspecified opera

Experience Information

Date/Time September, 1791
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 28 Aug 2018 16:45:00 +0100
Approved on Thu, 06 Sep 2018 13:52:52 +0100