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:
3 January 2019

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

17 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 fantasie, the Jubel-Ouvertüre, “Dal tuo stellate soglio” 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): Wienrecht
3)
Composer(s): Unknown composer
4)
Composer(s): Unknown composer
5)
aka Blue Danube
Composer(s): Strauss
6)
aka Tear; Thraene; Träne; Trane, Die; Thrane, Die
Composer(s): Stigelli
Text Author: Brandes
7)
Composer(s): Thomas [see also Thomas Orchestra]
Participants:  Thomas Orchestra;  Thomas Band
8)
aka Jubel overture; Jubilee
Composer(s): Weber
Participants:  Thomas Orchestra;  Thomas Band
9)
aka Prayer; Preghiera; Mose in Egitto, Dal tuo stellato soglio
Composer(s): Rossini
Participants:  Thomas Orchestra;  Thomas Band
10)
aka March; Fest march; Festmarsch; Grand march; Tannhauser. Freudig begrussen wir die edle Halle. Allegro
Composer(s): Wagner
Participants:  Thomas Orchestra;  Thomas Band
11)
aka Tannhauser, chorus
Composer(s): Wagner
Participants:  Thomas Orchestra;  Thomas Band
12)
Composer(s): Ricci, Ricci
13)
aka Poet and peasant overture
Composer(s): Suppé
15)
Composer(s): Strauss
16)
aka Prophete. Coronation march; Grand processional march; Krönungsmarsch; Crowning march
Composer(s): Meyerbeer
Participants:  Thomas Orchestra;  Thomas Band

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 16 October 1868.
2)
Announcement: New York Post, 16 October 1868, 2.
3)
Announcement: New York Post, 17 October 1868, 2.
4)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 17 October 1868, 7.
5)
Advertisement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 17 October 1868, 6.
6)
Announcement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 17 October 1868, 6.