Thomas Popular Garden Concert

Event Information

Venue(s):
Central Park Garden

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

Price: $2.50 private boxes; $.50

Event Type:
Orchestral

Performance Forces:
Instrumental

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
5 October 2018

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

29 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 Robert le Diable fantasie, the Jubel-Ouvertüre, the prayer from Mosè in Egitto, the “Hallelujah” chorus, and the “March du sacre” from Le Prophète.

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
Composer(s): Hamm
3)
aka Guglielmo Tell; William Tell; Introduction
Composer(s): Rossini
4)
Composer(s): Unknown composer
5)
aka Village swallows; Village swallows from Austria; Die Dorfschwalben
Composer(s): Strauss
6)
aka Capricia; Capriccio
Composer(s): Hager
7)
aka Two grenadiers
Composer(s): Schumann
Text Author: Heine
8)
aka Robert the devil
Composer(s): Unknown composer
9)
aka Jubel overture; Jubilee
Composer(s): Weber
10)
aka Prayer; Preghiera; Mose in Egitto, Dal tuo stellato soglio
Composer(s): Rossini
11)
Composer(s): Handel
12)
Composer(s): Handel
13)
Composer(s): Egiedi
14)
aka Poet and peasant overture
Composer(s): Suppé
15)
aka Tear; Thraene; Träne; Trane, Die; Thrane, Die
Composer(s): Stigelli
Text Author: Brandes
16)
Composer(s): Verdi
17)
Composer(s): Schubert
18)
aka Blue Danube
Composer(s): Strauss
19)
aka Prophete. Coronation march; Grand processional march; Krönungsmarsch; Crowning march
Composer(s): Meyerbeer

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 29 August 1868.
2)
Advertisement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 29 August 1868, 6.
3)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 29 August 1868, 7.