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Event Comment: Archer by Mr King. Cherry first time Miss Jarratt pretty well. Sga Pacini danc'd for the first time. She is a small figure, not much Elegance but was very well received (Hopkins Diary). Agreement with Sga Paccini, 20 June 1775: "I do agree for my partner, Mr Willoughby Lacy, and myself, to engage Signora Paccini as first dancer at our Theatre, the ensuing season, which commences the first week in September 1775, and finishes the end of May 1776; for which the said Signora shall receive from us, by weekly or monthly payments as she pleases, the sum of three hundred and twenty-five pounds sterling, and she is likewise to have a benefit in course of salary, and at the best time of the year, for which she is to dance whenever she is called upon, to the best of her power and abilities. This engagement the managers of the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane engage to fulfill on their part, under the penalty of five-hundred pounds sterling. Witness my hand this nineteenth day of June 1775." (Signed.) David Garrick for Willoughby Lacy and himself (Boaden, Private Correspondence of Garrick, II, 63). The Comedy of The School for Lovers oblig'd to be deferr'd. Receipts: #153 19s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Stratagem

Afterpiece Title: The Theatrical Candidates

Afterpiece Title: The Rival Candidates

Dance: II: A Grand New Ballet, call'd The Savage Hunters-Slingsby first appearance this season, Grimaldi, Como, Giorgi, Sga Crespi, Sga Paccini, first appearance on the English Stage

Event Comment: Benefit for Signora Seratina and Reinhold. Tickets 3s. 6d


Mainpiece Title: La Serva Padrona

Song: Signora Seratina, Miss Granville, Reinhold, Kear

Music: Solo concerto on hautboy-Pirkins; Organ Concerto-Reinhold; Violin solo-Soderini

Event Comment: Benefit Signora Fausan. Tickets at her Lodgings, Mr Cheek's Apothecary, Bow Street


Mainpiece Title: The Confederacy

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Dance: LLes Sabotiers-Fausan, Signora Fausan; Les Egyptiens (new)-Fausan, Signora Fausan, Muilment; L'Hydropique Amoreux (new)-Fausan, Signora Fausan

Event Comment: By His Majesty's Command. Benefit Signora Barberini. Written by the late Mr Farquhar. The Stage will be formed into Boxes. Receipts: money #174 6s.; seals #65 15s. (Account Book); #270 (Rylands MS.)


Mainpiece Title: The Recruiting Officer

Dance: A new Tambourine-Desnoyer, Signora Barberini; Les Savoyards (new)-Villeneuve, Signora Barberini; By particular Desire, Louvre, Minuet-Denoyer, Signora Barberini; Glover

Event Comment: Benefit for Signora Banti


Mainpiece Title: Ricimero

Dance: End I: New Dance-Signora Banti, Lucas (first time of appearing on this Stage); II: Dancing-Signora Banti, Poitier Jun; III: Minuet-Signora Banti, Bugiani

Event Comment: Benefit Signora Margaretta. [She received #76 5s. 8d. See Deutsch, p. 58.


Mainpiece Title: Dorinda (acts I And Ii)

Music: An Entertainment of the choicest Songs out of several Operas-; Also a Piece (never perform'd before)-Signior Cavaliero Valeriano; The Songs out of the Opera will be as follows Convezzo luinghiero, Pria che la doglia-Signora Pilotti; Del fallo ful camin, Ti stringo o miodiletto-Signor Valentini; E vano ognipensiero, To Beauty devoted, Love wou'd invade me-Signora Margaretta; Di se senti, Nume Alata-Mrs Barbier; Solo pieta vi chiedo-; Di luci adourno-Mrs Manina; concluding with the Chorus of Clotilda-; a new piece-Signior Cavaliero Valeriano

Event Comment: Benefit Signora Stradiotti, who has never yet perform'd in Publick since her Arrival here in England. Tickets 5s


Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: Vocal and Instrumental Music-; With several extraordinary new Songs-Signora Stradiotti; End Consort: she will perform alone a Solo for the Harpsichord-Signora Stradiotti

Event Comment: Benefit for Signora Provenzale. Pit and boxes together at Half a Guinea. Gallery 5s. The Music by Jomelli. N.B. As Miss Asolin cannot dance this day having sprained her ankle, Mr Gallini will be so humane as to perform with Miss Provenzale that she may not be disappointed of her benefit


Mainpiece Title: L'isola Disabitata; Or, The Desert Island

Performance Comment: Vocal Parts-Signora Angiola Calori, Signora Cassandra Frederick, Fernando Tenducci, Gaetano Quilici.

Dance: New Grand Dances-Signora Provenzale, Signora Asselin, who will dance in men's clothes

Music: Concerto on the Violin-Sg Candoni

Event Comment: Benefit Signora Celotti. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. At 7 p.m


Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: Vocal and instrumental Music-; the vocal part-Signora Juliana Celotti; the instrumental part-twenty of the most eminent masters in London

Event Comment: Benefit Signora Lodi and Corbett. Tickets 5s


Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: Vocal and Instrumental Music-; with the Echo Flute-Paisible; accompanied on the Harpsichord-Babel Jr; Vocal music-Signora Lodi

Event Comment: Benefit Signora Mons. At 7 p.m. By Subscription


Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: Vocal and Instrumental Music-; The Vocal-Signora Mons

Event Comment: At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Written by the famous Molliere. Daily Courant, 2 May: Monsieur deGrimbergue, Director of the French Comedians, hereby gives Notice, that he is extreamly sorry he could not give on Friday last all the Entertainment he had promised in his Publick Bills, by reason that Signora Violenta unluckily fell sick that very day; and Mons Dangeville refused to Dance, being puft up by the Applause he had the good Fortune to meet with; fancying he hath a Right to do so whenever he pleases


Mainpiece Title: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme

Entertainment: The Great Turkish Ceremony-; Dancing-Danjeville; Tumbling-; particularly a lame tumbler (who never performed before in England); The Flourishing of the Colors-Signora Violenta

Event Comment: Benefit Signora Durastanti. At 7 p.m. Admission as 14 June


Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: Vocal and Instrumental Music-the best Masters; Particularly, Two new Cantatas by Mr Hendel and Sig Sandoni-; Four Songs, Six Duettos by the famous Signor Stefan-Signora Durastanti, Signor Senesino

Event Comment: [Benefit +Harlequin and Signora Constantini. By His Majesty's Command


Mainpiece Title: il Proteo Novello: Viz, The New Proteus

Entertainment: The Comical Scene of the Stuttering Master of Musick-Brighella

Dance: End I: +Hornpipe-Cornet, Mrs Anderson; II: Peasant's Dance-Welman, Mrs Anderson; III: The Character of Signora Cattina Venetiana-; IV: Niais and Niaise-; Foolish Man and Woman-; V: Twelve Grotesque Character, viz. Punchanello, Dame Ragonde, Pierrots, Harlequins, Scaramouches, Peasants, Mad Men and Women-

Event Comment: Benefit for the Marine Society, the whole Profits of which are generously given by Signora Mingotti and deGiardini, towards clothing men and boys at Sea


Mainpiece Title: Rosmira

Song: New song-Signora Mingotti

Event Comment: Benefit Signora Saratina. A new tragicomical Burletta, Musick composed by Pergolesi. Scenes and Cloaths entirely new. Tickets at Mr Oswald's Music Shop. 2s. 6d


Mainpiece Title: La Strattaggemma; Or, The Stratagem

Song: Before the Burletta: Singing-; several songs, a duetto-Signora Saratina, Reinhold

Event Comment: Benefit for Signora Asselin


Mainpiece Title: Arminio

Dance: II: Signora Asselin (a New Dance of her own composing), Miss Polly (a child of seven years and a Scholar of Sga Asselin), who appeared in the Opera of Farnace will also dance

Event Comment: Paid Watson and Mortimer (Boxkeepers) for the use of that office #10 and #15 respectively [this amount duly returned to the treasury on 11 June 1776]; J. Stevens (porter) 18s.; Mr Garrick's draft in favor of Signora Paccini #25 (Treasurer's Book). [J. Stevens, the porter's salary was a constant of 18s. per week for the season, ammounting to #33 6s. in all. No further mention of this item will be made.] Receipts: #243 16s. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: As You Like It

Afterpiece Title: The Theatrical Candidates

Afterpiece Title: The Note of Hand

Dance: I: The Schoolmaster-Como, Sga Crespi


Mainpiece Title: Solimano

Performance Comment: Larpent MS lists: Solimano-Pazzaglia; Selim-Potenza; Narsea-Signora Mattei; Osmino-Signora Galori; Emira-Signora Frasi; Resteno-Signora Rosa; Maestra de Balli-Lescot.
Role: Narsea Actor: Signora Mattei
Role: Osmino Actor: Signora Galori
Role: Emira Actor: Signora Frasi
Role: Resteno Actor: Signora Rosa

Dance: Signora Forti, Signora Bonomi, Grimaldi, Signora Lescot

Event Comment: A new serious Opera [a pasticcio]. Music by different Masters. To begin at 6 p.m. on account of the Prologue. [Note: The 1760 Libretto at Library of Congress designates the "Musical Prologue sung by Signora Mattei" on 22 Nov. The prologue consists of recitative and a brief air of two quatrains.


Mainpiece Title: Arianna E Teseo

Performance Comment: Minos-Gaetano Quilici; Ariadne-Signora Colomba Mattei; Theseus-Filipo Elisi; Tauris-Pietro Sorbelloni; Laodice-Signora Angiola Calori; Alcestes-Signora Teresa Eberardi; Director-Giocchino Cocchi; New Musical Prologue before the Opera begins-Signora Mattei--1760 Libretto; Director of Dancers-Gherardi; Dancers-Gherardi, Mlle Asselin, Polly Capitani, Tariot (Larpent MS).
Event Comment: A New Opera. [Text by Pietro Metastasio. Done into English by Humphreys. Music presumably by Leonardo Leo.] Pit and Boxes at half a guinea. [Their Majesties, Prince, and three eldest Princesses present.] See also Lord Hervey and his Friends, pp. 145-46. Daily Advertiser, 6 Nov.: There were present a very numerous Audience; and Signora Celeste Gismondi, who lately arriv'd here, perform'd a principal Part in it with universal Applause. We hear that this Opera was not compos'd by Mr Handell, but by some very eminent Master in Italy


Mainpiece Title: Cato

Performance Comment: Edition of 1732 lists: Catone-Senesino; Marzia-Signora Strada; Emilia-Signora Celeste Gismondi; Arbace-Signora Bertolli; Cesare-Montagnana.
Event Comment: Benefit for Signora Laura Rosa...having sustainedthe loss of her Salary by the late Failure at the Opera House. At Hickford's Room, Brewer St


Mainpiece Title: L'isola Dissabitata

Performance Comment: Parts-Signora Calori, Miss Frederick, Signora Laura Rosa, Tenducci, Quilici.

Music: First Violin-Sg Cardoni

Event Comment: Libretto by Goldoni; Music by Galuppi. A new comic Opera. To begin at 6:30 p.m. Pit and Boxes Half a Guinea. Gallery 5s. By His Majesty's Command No Persons admitted behind the Scenes [Repeated. The 1760 Libretto of Arianne e Teseo calls for Prologue to be sung by Signora Mattei on this night.


Mainpiece Title: Il Mondo Nella Luna

Performance Comment: Ernesto-Peter Sorbelloni; Sir Credulous-Carlo Paganini; Lisetta-Signora Angiola Paganini; Cecco-Christiano Tedeschini; Flaminia-Signora Angiola Calori; Ecclypticus-Gaetano Quilici; Clarice-Signora Teresa Eberardi; Director-G. Cocchi Libretto, 1760.

Dance: New DancesDirector of Dances-Gherardi; Dancers-Mlle Asselin, Gherardi, Miss Polly Capitani, Tariot

Event Comment: Benefit for Signora Galli. Composed by Handel. Signora Galli will sing the Part of Alexander, with all the original songs of Senesino. [As Senesino created this role in 1726, the piece performed tonight may be Handel's, not Lampugnani's; see kings, 15 Nov. 1743 and Deutsch, Handel, p. 647.


Mainpiece Title: Roxana

Performance Comment: Alexander-Signora Galli.
Role: Alexander Actor: Signora Galli.
Event Comment: The last Night of the Subscription. A New Opera. Music by Cocchi. N.B. The opera will be continued for a few nights more for the benefit of actors and actresses. [The opera next season to be under Signora Mattei.


Mainpiece Title: Erginda Regina Di Livadia

Performance Comment: edition of 1760 listed: Erginda-Colomba Mattei; Ormonte-Emanuele Cornacchini; Vasorre-Gaetano Quilici; Tanette-Magalli [MS notation in Folger Library copy]; Ismena-Signora Angiola Calori; Creonte-Signora Laura Rosa; Logide-Miss Polly Capitani[, eight years old., eight years old.

Dance: Gallini, Mlle Asselin, Maranesi, Sga Provenzale