Mrs Stewart Nicholson et al. in London, England - 18 March, 1824

from Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, pages 169–170:

In the evening went to Mrs. Stewart Nicholson’s to hear Rossini (who receives fifty guineas a night for these parties). Sung his song in the “Barbiere,” “Figaro quel,” admirably; sung also “Assisa al pie d’un salice,” and “Mi manca la voce,” with Colbra[n], &c.

cite as

Thomas Moore, and Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 4 (London, 1853), p. 169–170. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1653393385708 accessed: 2 December, 2022

location of experience: London, England

Listeners

Thomas Moore
Poet, Singer, song writer
1779-1852

Listening to

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‘Largo al factótum’ from Il Barbiere de Siviglia
written by Gioachino Rossini
performed by Gioachino Rossini
‘Mi manca la voce’, quintet from Mosè in Egitto
written by Gioachino Rossini
performed by unnamed singers, Isabella Colbran, Gioachino Rossini
‘Assisa al piè d’un salice’ from Otello
written by Gioachino Rossini
performed by Gioachino Rossini

Experience Information

Date/Time 18 March, 1824
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 24 May 2022 12:56:25 +0100
Approved on Thu, 26 May 2022 10:09:46 +0100