Thomas Popular Garden Concert

Event Information

Venue(s):
Central Park Garden

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

Price: $.50; $2 extra for private boxes

Event Type:
Orchestral

Performance Forces:
Instrumental

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
19 December 2018

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

03 Oct 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 and Tannhäuser fantasies and the Jubel-Ouvertüre.

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
Composer(s): Hilbrecht
3)
Composer(s): Meyerbeer
4)
Composer(s): Unknown composer
5)
Composer(s): Strauss
6)
aka Ernesto's serenade; Night is calm
Composer(s): Donizetti
7)
aka Ave Maria; Ellens dritter Gesang; Hymne an die Jungfrau
Composer(s): Schubert
Text Author: Scott
Participants:  Joseph Eller
8)
aka Fantasia on themes from Wagner's Tannhauser; Fantasie on themes from Wagner's Tannhäuser
Composer(s): Unknown composer
Participants:  Thomas Orchestra;  Thomas Band
9)
aka Jubel overture; Jubilee
Composer(s): Weber
Participants:  Thomas Orchestra;  Thomas Band
10)
Composer(s): Strauss
11)
Composer(s): Strauss
12)
Composer(s): Thomas [see also Thomas Orchestra]
Participants:  Thomas Orchestra;  Thomas Band
13)
Composer(s): Ricci, Ricci
14)
aka Orpheus; Orphee aux enfers; Orpheus in the Underworld
Composer(s): Offenbach
15)
Composer(s): Fesca
16)
Composer(s): Strauss
17)
aka Good night
Composer(s): Abt
Text Author: Seyffardt
18)
aka Sanger, Der, op. 61
Composer(s): Michaelis [comp.-cond.]

Citations

1)
Announcement: New-Yorker Musik-Zeitung, 03 October 1868, 1.
2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 03 October 1868.
3)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 03 October 1868, 7.
4)
Advertisement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 03 October 1868, 6.
5)
Announcement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 03 October 1868.

Concert will take place pending good weather.