Grover German Opera: Fidelio

Event Information

Venue(s):
New-Yorker Stadt-Theater [45-47 Bowery- post-Sept 1864]

Conductor(s):
Adolph Neuendorff

Event Type:
Opera

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
16 December 2015

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

04 Apr 1867, 8:00 PM

Program Details

Fidelio overture (1806) performed in the intermission between the 2nd and 3rd act.

Performers and/or Works Performed

1)
aka Leonore, oder Der Triumph der ehelichen Liebe; Leonore, or The Triumph of Married Love; Fidelio, oder Die eheliche Liebe;
Composer(s): Beethoven
Text Author: Sonnleithner
Participants:  Grover German Opera Company;  Joseph Weinlich (role: Rocco);  Johanna Rotter (role: Marcelline);  Bertha Johannsen (role: Leonora);  Franz Himmer (role: Florestan);  Wilhelm Formes (role: Pizarro);  Alphonse Urchs [Grover German Opera] (role: Fernando);  Wilhelm Groschel [tenor and conductor] (role: Jaquino)
2)
aka Leonore overture, no. 3; Leonora overture, no. 3
Composer(s): Beethoven

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 02 April 1867.
2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 04 April 1867, 1.

Lists some cast members.

3)
Announcement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 04 April 1867, 8.
4)
Announcement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 05 April 1867, 8.
5)
Announcement: Dwight's Journal of Music, 13 April 1867, 15.

Brief mention.  “Fidelio was given last Thursday by the Germans at the Stadt Theatre.”