Concert of Violoncellist César Allard

Event Information

Garmo's Hall

Price: $1.00

Event Type:
Chamber (includes Solo)

Performance Forces:

Record Information


Last Updated:
8 May 2021

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

28 Jan 1869, Evening

Performers and/or Works Performed

Composer(s): Alard
Participants:  César [cellist] Alard
Composer(s): Maillart
Participants:  Mme. [soprano] Gueretti


Announcement: Courrier des États-Unis, 20 January 1869.

“This concert will provide a great opportunity and will attract a large competition of serious musicians, artists, and amateurs, who will be able to judge for the first time the outstanding talent of Mr. Alard in a definite manner."

Advertisement: Courrier des États-Unis, 22 January 1869.
Announcement: New-York Daily Tribune, 27 January 1869, 8.
Announcement: Courrier des États-Unis, 28 January 1869.

“This is the night that happens in the beautiful room of M. Garmo, at the corner of 5th avenue and 14th street, the concert of the great violoncellist César Alard, assisted by Mme Gueretti, one of the most eminent singers of the French theater, and of M. M. P. Vilanova, a famous pianist. One will hear there the Grand Fantasie sur Faust, composed by the beneficiary, and performed for the first time in public; and also a Grand Air of Dragons de Villars, sung by Mme Gueretti.

“This concert will have a great attraction and draw a great meeting of serious musicians, artists and amateurs, who will be for the first time to judge the definitive manner the matchless talent of M Alard.”