Gottschalk Instrumental and Vocal Concert: 1st

Event Information

Venue(s):
Irving Hall

Conductor(s):
Pedro de Abella

Price: $.50; $1 reserved

Event Type:
Chamber (includes Solo)

Performance Forces:
Instrumental, Vocal

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
30 September 2013

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

07 Apr 1863, Evening

Program Details

Marie Abbott (s, Abella’s student - debut)

Fitz Peiper (vn - NY debut)

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Heart of the Andes; Homage to Church's picture
Composer(s): Warren

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 20 March 1863, 7.

2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 29 March 1863, 7.

3)
Announcement: New-York Times, 30 March 1863, 8.
Gives wrong date of 04/06/63.  “Mrs. Abbott, of whom report speaks highly, will make her début at these entertainments.”
4)
Announcement: New York Post, 30 March 1863.
“Miss Emily Boughton, of this city, and Mrs. Abbott, of Brooklyn, have both been mentioned as the vocalists engaged.”
5)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 02 April 1863, 7.

6)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 05 April 1863, 7.
Prices.
7)
Announcement: New York Herald, 06 April 1863, 5.

8)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 06 April 1863, 7.
Prices, performers, etc.  “George Wm. Warren, Pianist and Composer, who has kindly consented to play with Mr. Gottschalk his Grand March, entitled THE ANDES.  Mr. Fitz Peiper, the young and talented Violinist.”
9)
Announcement: New-York Times, 06 April 1863, 4.
The concerts are “as heretofore, under the direction of Mr. Harrison. . . . We hear also that Mr. Gottschalk has prepared several novelties which he will introduce during the series.”
10)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 06 April 1863, 7.
Performers, prices.  Father Reed’s Old Folks are listed here as “the celebrated Quartette Club.”  Campbell’s “first appearance at the Gottschalk Concert. . . . All the decorations of the Easter Masque Ball will remain up for the Gottschalk Concert.”
11)
Announcement: New York Post, 06 April 1863.

12)
Announcement: Courrier des États-Unis, 06 April 1863, 1-2.
Long announcement.
13)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 07 April 1863, 9.

14)
Announcement: Courrier des États-Unis, 07 April 1863.
“We remind our readers that the excellent and popular pianist begins a short series of concerts tonight at Irving Hall. Among the artists gathered will be a sweet baritone with a magnificent voice.”
15)
Review: New-York Daily Tribune, 11 April 1863, 4.

Brief. “Mr. Gottschalk, whose name is talismanic to draw crowds of admirers, has been giving two concerts, this week, to brilliant audiences at the Irving Hall.”

16)
Review: New-York Daily Tribune, 13 April 1863, 4.
“Gottschalk’s three concerts sung the past week have been fully attended.”
17)
Review: Courrier des États-Unis, 14 April 1863, 2.
Reviews all three concerts, which were a success for him and for his assistants.
18)
Announcement: Dwight's Journal of Music, 18 April 1863, 15.
Gottschalk “will be assisted by . . . Emilie Boughton – the lady who made the fiasco in Italian opera at the Academy.”