Performance Date(s) and Time(s)
29 Sep 1869, Afternoon
The citations list Verdi as the composer of the Ernani fantasia, but Music in Gotham assumes this is Thomas’s version, which he often programmed at the Popular Garden Concert series.
Performers and/or Works Performed
March of victory;
Friedrich Carl Siegesmarsch;
aka Guglielmo Tell;
aka Soldier's dance;
aka Introduction and chorus to Lohengrin
aka Merry Wives of Windsor
Composer(s): Thomas [see also Thomas Orchestra]
aka La Syrenne;
Sirene, La, overture
aka Gruss ans Liebchen galopp;
Gruss aus Liebchen;
Greetings to my love galop;
Greeting from love
Composer(s): Michaelis [comp.-cond.]
Announcement: New-York Times
, 29 September 1869, 2.
“The last of this year’s concerts at the Central Park Mineral Springs will be given this afternoon by the orchestra under the direction of Mr. Theodore Thomas. The following is the programme: [lists program].
It is said that Messrs. Schultze & Warker, to whom the public is indebted for these concerts, intend to resume the matinées next season at the springs.”