Harrison English Opera: Maritana

Event Information

Venue(s):
Niblo's Concert Saloon

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

Event Type:
Opera

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
24 October 2017

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

05 Feb 1864, Evening

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

1)
Composer(s): Wallace
Text Author: Fitzball
Participants:  Harrison English Opera Company, The;  Harrison English Opera Company, chorus;  Harrison English Opera Company, orchestra;  William Castle (role: Don Cesar de Bazan);  Sherwood C. Campbell (role: Don Jose);  Madame Comte Borchard (role: Martitana);  George Rea (role: King Charles II);  Miss [Harrison English Opera Co.] Meyers (role: Lazarillo)

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 01 February 1864.

2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 04 February 1864.

3)
Announcement: New York Herald, 04 February 1864.

4)
Announcement: New York Post, 04 February 1864.

5)
Announcement: New York Post, 05 February 1864, 2.

6)
Announcement: New-York Times, 05 February 1864.

7)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 06 February 1864, 9.

8)
Review: New York Post, 08 February 1864.

“Last Friday night, the audience at ‘Maritana’ included many of our leading resident musicians, and the acting and singing of the various performers, especially of Mr. Castle and Miss Meyers, were highly appreciated.”