Vocal Concert

Event Information

Venue(s):
Niblo's Concert Saloon

Conductor(s):
Emanuele Muzio

Price: $1

Performance Forces:
Vocal

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
16 December 2014

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

31 Dec 1863, 8:00 PM

Program Details

“The Last Gift” was expressly composed for Sig. Morelli.

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
Composer(s): Verdi
Participants:  Lorenzo [bass] Remi
3)
Composer(s): Donizetti
Participants:  Lucy Simons;  Filippo Morelli
4)
aka Favorita; Favoured one; Spirito gentil
Composer(s): Donizetti
Participants:  Luigi Stefani
5)
aka Last gift
Composer(s): Muzio
Participants:  Filippo Morelli
6)
Composer(s): Donizetti
8)
aka grand trio
Composer(s): Rossini
9)
Composer(s): Muzio
Participants:  Lucy Simons
10)
aka Figaro's aria
Composer(s): Rossini
Participants:  Filippo Morelli
11)
aka Faust, redowa
Composer(s): Gounod
12)
aka Woman is changeable
Composer(s): Verdi
Participants:  Luigi Stefani
13)
aka quartetto
Composer(s): Donizetti
14)
aka "Bridal Song"; Polacca
Composer(s): Bellini [composer]
Participants:  Lucy Simons

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 24 December 1863, 7.

2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 27 December 1863.

3)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 27 December 1863, 7.
Includes quotes from other newspapers praising Simons.
4)
Announcement: New York Post, 28 December 1863, 2.

5)
Advertisement: Courrier des États-Unis, 29 December 1863.

6)
Announcement: New-York Times, 31 December 1863, 4.

7)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 31 December 1863, 7.

8)
Announcement: Courrier des États-Unis, 31 December 1863.

9)
Review: New-York Times, 04 January 1864, 4.
 “The weather was execrable, the attendance poor.  Miss Simons sang several brilliant trifles from the Italian composers with much clearness and facility.  In such music she is at least equal to any artist now before the public.”