Thomas Popular Garden Concert

Event Information

Venue(s):
Central Park Garden

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

Price: $.50; $2.50 private box

Event Type:
Orchestral

Performance Forces:
Instrumental

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
31 August 2018

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

04 Aug 1868, 8:00 PM

Program Details

Two separate ensembles performed this concert: the Thomas Orchestra and an “orchestra” unnamed by the citations. Music in Gotham understands the second ensemble to be the Thomas Band. Both groups performed the Tannhäuser and the excerpt from Mosè in Egitto.

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
Composer(s): Strebinger
3)
Composer(s): Auber
4)
Composer(s): Petrella
5)
aka Soldier's dance; Danses militaires; Soldiers' Dances
Composer(s): Lanner
6)
aka Song of the mermaids; Mermaid's song
Composer(s): Weber
7)
aka Schwer und Waffenweihe; Schwur und Waffenweihe; Schwur und Schwerterweihe; Gebet und Waffenweihe; Prayer and Presentation of Weapons; Consecration of the swords; Benediction of the daggers
Composer(s): Meyerbeer
Text Author: Scribe, Deschamps
8)
aka March; Fest march; Grand march; Tannhauser. Freudig begrussen wir die edle Halle. Allegro
Composer(s): Wagner
Participants:  Thomas Orchestra;  Thomas Band
9)
Composer(s): Neumann
10)
Composer(s): Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
11)
Composer(s): Schubert
12)
Composer(s): Strauss
13)
aka Thunder and lightning
Composer(s): Strauss
14)
aka Prayer; Preghiera; Mose in Egitto
Composer(s): Rossini
Participants:  Thomas Orchestra;  Thomas Band
15)
aka Souvenir de Petersdorf
Composer(s): Faust
16)
aka Poet and peasant overture
Composer(s): Suppé
18)
Composer(s): Strauss
19)
aka Stay with me
Composer(s): Abt
20)
aka Alla turca; Türkischer Marsch; Turkish March; Allegretto in A minor
Composer(s): Mozart

Citations

1)
Announcement: New-Yorker Musik-Zeitung, 01 August 1868, 1.
2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 02 August 1868.
3)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 04 August 1868, 7.
4)
Advertisement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 04 August 1868, 6.