Grover German Opera: Guillaume Tell

Event Information

Venue(s):
New-Yorker Stadt-Theater [45-47 Bowery- post-Sept 1864]

Conductor(s):
Adolph Neuendorff

Event Type:
Opera

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
4 February 2016

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

16 Mar 1867, 8:00 PM

Performers and/or Works Performed

1)
Composer(s): Rossini
Text Author: Jouy
Participants:  Frohsinn Gesangverein;  Grover German Opera Company;  Helvetia Männerchor;  Wolfsschlucht Gesangverein;  Otto Lehman [bass] (role: Leuthold);  Franz Himmer (role: Arnold);  Wilhelm Formes (role: Tell);  Ernst Riedel [Grover German Opera] (role: Rudolph);  Alphonse Urchs [Grover German Opera] (role: Melchthal);  Johanna Rotter (role: Son);  Bertha Johannsen (role: Mathilde);  Wilhelm Groschel [tenor and conductor] (role: Fisherman);  Marie Frederici (role: Wife);  Josef Chandon (role: Gessler / Walter)

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 12 March 1867.
2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 16 March 1867.
3)
Announcement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 16 March 1867, 8.
4)
Review: Dwight's Journal of Music, 30 March 1867, 8.

“German Opera is going on in a modest way at the Stadt Theatre, where Tell, Masaniello, Freyschütz, &c., &c., are given by most of the old company to fair audiences, more with the hope of consolidating the thing for future career, than of brilliant profits now.”