Academy of Music
5 May 2013
Performance Date(s) and Time(s)
17 Dec 1864, Morning
Performers and/or Works Performed
aka Scottish symphony;
aka The Magic Flute
: 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.”