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:
25 March 2018

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

10 Sep 1868, 8:00 PM

Program Details

Two orchestras performed this concert. The name of the second is not provided. Bellini’s Norma selections, Weber’s Jubel-Ouvertüre, Rossini’s “Dal tuo stellate soglio,” the exceprts from Handel’s Messiah, and Meyerbeer’s ‘Marche du sacre” were performed by both orchestras.

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
Composer(s): Hilbrecht
3)
Composer(s): Flotow
4)
aka Grand Potpourri
Composer(s): Gounod
5)
Composer(s): Strauss
6)
aka Ernesto's serenade; Night is calm
Composer(s): Donizetti
7)
Composer(s): Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
8)
aka potpourri
Composer(s): Bellini [composer]
9)
aka Jubel overture; Jubilee
Composer(s): Weber
10)
aka Prayer; Preghiera; Mose in Egitto
Composer(s): Rossini
11)
Composer(s): Handel
12)
Composer(s): Handel
13)
Composer(s): Michaelis
14)
aka Poet and peasant overture
Composer(s): Suppé
15)
aka Masked Ball, A; potpourri
Composer(s): Verdi
16)
Composer(s): Gung'l
17)
Composer(s): Offenbach
18)
Composer(s): Strauss
19)
aka Prophete. Coronation march; Grand processional march; Krönungsmarsch; Crowning march
Composer(s): Meyerbeer

Citations

1)
Announcement: New-Yorker Musik-Zeitung, 05 September 1868, front page.
2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 10 September 1868.
3)
Announcement: New York Post, 10 September 1868, [2].
4)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 10 September 1868, 7.
5)
Advertisement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 10 September 1868, 6.