Grover German Opera: Die Stumme von Portici

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:
7 March 2016

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

26 Mar 1867, 8:00 PM

Performers and/or Works Performed

1)
aka Masaniello; Stummin; Stumme von Portici
Composer(s): Auber
Text Author: Scribe, Delavigne
Participants:  Grover German Opera Company;  Wilhelm Groschel [tenor and conductor] (role: Alphonse);  Johanna Rotter (role: Elvire);  Otto Lehman [bass - Grover German Opera] (role: Selva);  Franz Himmer (role: Massaniello);  Mrs. Hoym (role: Fenella);  Wilhelm Formes (role: Fisherman);  Alphonse Urchs [Grover German Opera] (role: Fisherman);  Philip Kohn [Grover German Opera] (role: Lorenzo)

Citations

1)
Announcement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 24 March 1867, 4.
2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 26 March 1867, 1.

Partial cast list.

3)
Announcement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 26 March 1867, 8.
4)
Advertisement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 26 March 1867.
5)
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.”