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:
4 September 2018

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

15 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 Ernani fantasie, the prayer from Mosè in Egitto, the march and chorus from Tannhäuser, and the “Marche du sacre” from Le Prophète.

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
Composer(s): Hamm
3)
Composer(s): Rossini
4)
Composer(s): Fesca
5)
Composer(s): Strauss
6)
aka Ernesto's serenade; Night is calm
Composer(s): Donizetti
8)
Composer(s): Thomas [see also Thomas Orchestra]
Participants:  Thomas Orchestra;  Thomas Band
9)
Composer(s): Michaelis
10)
Composer(s): Spohr
11)
Composer(s): Unknown composer
12)
aka Prayer; Preghiera; Mose in Egitto, Dal tuo stellato soglio
Composer(s): Rossini
Participants:  Thomas Orchestra;  Thomas Band
13)
aka March; Fest march; Festmarsch; Grand march; Tannhauser. Freudig begrussen wir die edle Halle. Allegro
Composer(s): Wagner
Participants:  Thomas Orchestra;  Thomas Band
14)
aka Tannhauser, chorus
Composer(s): Wagner
Participants:  Thomas Orchestra;  Thomas Band
15)
Composer(s): Doellor
16)
Composer(s): Thomas
18)
aka Morgenblatter; Melodische Depeschen; Morning flowers
Composer(s): Strauss
19)
aka Prayer; Ave Maria
Composer(s): Wallace
20)
aka Prophete. Coronation march; Grand processional march; Krönungsmarsch; Crowning march
Composer(s): Meyerbeer
Participants:  Thomas Orchestra;  Thomas Band

Citations

1)
Announcement: New-Yorker Musik-Zeitung, 15 August 1868, 1.
2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 15 August 1868.
3)
Advertisement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 15 August 1868, 6.
4)
Announcement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 15 August 1868, 8.