Thomas Central Park Garden Concert

Event Information

Venue(s):
Central Park Garden

Conductor(s):
Theodore Thomas [see also Thomas Orchestra]

Price: $.50; $2 extra private boxes

Event Type:
Orchestral

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
27 February 2018

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

05 Sep 1868, 8:00 PM

Program Details

Two orchestras performed this concert. The name of the second is not provided. The selections from Norma, Moses in Egypt, L’Africaine, and “Home Sweet Home” were performed by both orchestras. Donizetti’s Terzetto and finale is probably from act 3 of Lucrezia Borgia, although the opera is not identified in the program listing.

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Victory march; Deutscher Siegesmarsche
Composer(s): Zikoff
3)
Composer(s): Wagner
4)
aka potpourri
Composer(s): Verdi
5)
aka Liebes-Träume; Liebes Träume; Brünner Walzer; Dreams of Love
Composer(s): Lanner
6)
aka Ye merry birds that sweetly sing; Ye pretty birds
Composer(s): Gumbert
7)
aka Grand march; Turkish march
Composer(s): Beethoven
8)
aka potpourri
Composer(s): Bellini
9)
aka Jubel overture; Jubilee
Composer(s): Weber
10)
aka Prayer; Preghiera; Mose in Egitto, Dal tuo stellato soglio
Composer(s): Rossini
11)
aka Indienne march
Composer(s): Meyerbeer
12)
Composer(s): Leonhardt
13)
Composer(s): Thomas
14)
Composer(s): Unknown composer
15)
Composer(s): Donizetti
16)
aka Tyrolese song
Composer(s): Proch
Text Author: Deinhardstein
17)
Composer(s): Strauss
18)
Composer(s): Bishop
Text Author: Payne

Citations

1)
Announcement: New-Yorker Musik-Zeitung, 05 September 1868, 1.
2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 05 September 1868.
3)
Announcement: New York Post, 05 September 1868, 5.
4)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 05 September 1868, 7.
5)
Advertisement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 05 September 1868, 6.