Philharmonic Society of New-York Public Rehearsal: 2nd

Event Information

Venue(s):
Academy of Music

Event Type:
Orchestral

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
5 May 2013

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

17 Dec 1864, Morning

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Scottish symphony; Scotch symphony
Composer(s): Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
3)
aka The Magic Flute
Composer(s): Mozart
4)
Composer(s): Berlioz

Citations

1)
: Strong, George Templeton. New-York Historical Society. The Diaries of George Templeton Strong, 1863-1869: Musical Excerpts from the MSs, transcribed by Mary Simonson. ed. by Christopher Bruhn., 17 December 1864.

      “This morning to Philharmonic Rehearsal Mendelssohn’s Symphony, Overture to Zauberflote, very lovely, Overture to King Lear by Berlioz, mere rubbish and rot.  Shakespearean Overtures by gallianized anthropoid Parisians are becoming a nuisance.”