Polyhymnia Concert und Sommernachtsfest

Event Information

Venue(s):
Terrace Garden

Conductor(s):
Franz Krüger
Mr. [conductor] Hafner

Price: $.25

Event Type:
Choral

Performance Forces:
Instrumental

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
15 April 2018

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

18 Sep 1868, 8:00 PM

Program Details

A promenade concert took place from 8 pm to 9 pm, after which the Polyhymnia performed inside beginning at 9 pm. Following the performance there was a ball. F. Krüger conducted the Polyhymnia Gesangverein and Hafner conducted the Helvetia Männerchor. A quartet from the Polyhymnia performed Hauptmann’s “Wanderers Nachtlied,” and a quartet from the Helvetia performed Heim’s “Heimweh.”

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
Composer(s): Bülow
Participants:  Orchestra, unidentified
3)
Composer(s): Weidt
5)
Composer(s): Ecker
Participants:  Helvetia Männerchor
6)
Composer(s): Hauptmann
Participants:  Polyhymnia Gesangverein
7)
aka Thrane, Die; O ye tears
Composer(s): Abt
8)
Composer(s): Weber
Participants:  Orchestra, unidentified
9)
aka Wenn der Schnee von dem Alpen niederthaut
Composer(s): Heim
Participants:  Helvetia Männerchor
10)
Composer(s): Billeter

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 15 September 1868, 6.
2)
Advertisement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 18 September 1868, 6.

Program.

3)
Announcement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 18 September 1868, 8.
4)
Review: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 20 September 1868, 4.