Hester Lynch Piozzi in Milan - 10 February, 1785

from Diary of Hester Lynch Piozzi, 10 February 1785, page 631:

I have seen a Play, & Opera acted by Fryars;the Monks of St Victor: those who were not employed on the Stage play’d in the Orchestra, & those who did neitherentertain’d the Company:  […] as no Women must be admitted to act with them on the Stage, they get Soprano Singers to represent the female Parts, and I saw …   more >>

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Hester Lynch Piozzi, Diary of Hester Lynch Piozzi, 10 February 1785. In Katharine C. Balderston (ed.), Thraliana: The Diary of Mrs. Hester Lynch Thrale (Later Mrs. Piozzi) 1776–1809. 2nd ed. , volume 2 (Oxford, 1951), p. 631. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1543235175299 accessed: 20 April, 2024

location of experience: Milan


Hester Lynch Piozzi
Writer, Writer

Listening to

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unspecified opera performed by the monks of St. Victor

Experience Information

Date/Time 10 February, 1785
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors


All spelling and punctuation copied from the original.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 26 Nov 2018 12:26:15 +0000
Approved on Fri, 30 Nov 2018 16:51:53 +0000