Crystal Palace. Grand Performance of Gounod's Redemption, Saturday, May 1st. 1886, at Three O'Clock precisely. Admission to Orchestra, Not Transferable. [Ink signature:] Mr. G. Gray. First Tenor. Henshaw Russell, Manager. W.J. Bishop, Superintendent.No 2171. N.B.-This Ticket must be produced at the Entrance to the Palace and Orchestra, at the Barriers, and on all occasions when required. The Doors will be opened at Two o'clock p.m. Sign here: [ink signature]...Greo Gray....(3950).
Letterpress ticket, very scarce. 140 x 106mm. 5½ x 4¼".
A ticket for a 'first tenor' to perform Charles Gounod's 'La Rédemption' at the Crystal Palace in 1886. The reviews that followed were somewhat condemning, stating, in not so many words, that Gounod was simple with his musical ideas.
[Ref: 20929] £240.00