Thomas Central Park Garden Concert

Event Information

Venue(s):
Central Park Garden

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

Price: $.25; $2 extra private boxes

Event Type:
Orchestral

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
11 March 2018

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

07 Sep 1868, 8:00 PM

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
Composer(s): Liszt
3)
aka introduction; Loreley
Composer(s): Wallace
4)
aka Kunstler-Leben; Artist's life
Composer(s): Strauss
6)
Composer(s): Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
7)
aka Ave Maria; Ellens dritter Gesang; Hymne an die Jungfrau
Composer(s): Schubert
Text Author: Scott
Participants:  Joseph Eller
8)
aka Invitation to the dance; Invitation a la valse
Composer(s): Weber
9)
aka Jota aragonesa
Composer(s): Glinka
10)
Composer(s): Adam
11)
aka The Standard Bearer; The Standard Watch; Der Fahnenträger; Der Fahnen Träger; The Warrior Bard
Composer(s): Lindpaintner
12)
Composer(s): Bousquet
13)
aka potpourri
Composer(s): Verdi

Citations

1)
Announcement: New-Yorker Musik-Zeitung, 05 September 1868, 1.
2)
Advertisement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 06 September 1868, 6.
3)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 07 September 1868.
4)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 07 September 1868, 7.
5)
Review: New York Herald, 08 September 1868.

“The Central Park Garden concerts, under the leadership of Theodore Thomas, continue to attract and are steadily gaining in popularity and merit. Two gala nights every week bring in the full power of both orchestra and military band.”