Thomas Sunday Concert: 21st

Event Information

Venue(s):
Steinway Hall

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

Price: $.75 reserved; $.50

Event Type:
Orchestral

Performance Forces:
Vocal

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
10 August 2019

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

18 Apr 1869, 8:00 PM

Program Details

Litolff’s Maximilian Robespierre and Meyerbeer’s Festmarsch given by request. Mendelssohn’s Wedding march was transcribed by Hugo Bussmeyer.

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Coriolan overture; Coriolanus overture; Overture to Collin's Coriolan
Composer(s): Beethoven
3)
aka Braut-Prozession; Wedding march; Bridal chorus; Brautgesang
Composer(s): Wagner
4)
Composer(s): Bellini [composer]
5)
aka Dernière espérance; Ultima esperanza
Composer(s): Gottschalk
6)
aka Midsummer night's dream, A; wedding march
Composer(s): Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Participants:  Hugo Bussmeyer
7)
Composer(s): Unknown composer
8)
Composer(s): Litolff
9)
aka Evening song; Abendlied; Abendgesang
Composer(s): Schumann
10)
Composer(s): Vogt
11)
Composer(s): Gounod
12)
Composer(s): Bussmeyer
13)
aka Schiller fest march
Composer(s): Meyerbeer

Citations

1)
Announcement: New York Post, 14 April 1869.

“The Sunday concerts will only be continued a few weeks longer at Steinway Hall. We understand that during the summer—beginning about the middle of May—Mr. Thomas, with his orchestra, will give a series of concerts at the Central Park Garden, where he was engaged last year.”

2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 17 April 1869, 12.
3)
Advertisement: New-York Daily Tribune, 17 April 1869, 9.
4)
Announcement: New York Post, 17 April 1869.

“Theodore Thomas announces for to-morrow night the last of his series of Sunday concerts at Steinway Hall. The programme is unusually attractive. Signora Lanari will be the vocalist, and Mr. Bussmeyer the solo pianist. Beethoven, Wagner, Litolff, Mozart and Meyerbeer will be represented in the orchestral music.”

5)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 18 April 1869, 7.
6)
Review: Dwight's Journal of Music, 08 May 1869, 29.

“New York. April 26.—At Mr. Thomas’s 21st Sunday Concert (April 18) Mme. Lanari and Herr Bussmeyer were the soloists, and the orchestra programme included Beethoven’s Coriolanus Overture, and two little gems by Schumann and Vogt.”