Documenting Teresa Carreño

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On March 25, 1863 Carreño arrived in Havana, Cuba with her parents. The following day she gave a private concert in the Cerro district of Havana. She performed works by Chopin and her several of her own (unidentified) compositions.

Prior to her first public concert, Carreño gave a private concert at the Hotel Inglaterra to a group of distinguished guests. Her first public appearance took place immediately after Holy Week on April 8, 1863.

Carreño made her debut at el Liceo de la Habana. She performed a Nocturne (Döhler, Theodor), Capriccio Brillante, op. 22 (Mendelssohn, Felix) accompanied by a quintet, and The Last Hope, op. 16 (Gottschalk, Louis M.), her own Saludo a…

Carreño appeared in Havana at the Teatro Tacón. According to biographer, Marta Milinowski, she performed Nocturne in E-flat major (Chopin, Fryderyk), Fantasia (4-hd) (Pixis, Johann Peter), Jota de los Toreros (Yradier, Sebastian) with her father,…

Carreño gave her third concert in Havana at el Liceo de la Habana.

Final concert at the Liceo de la Habana. Carreño performed Last Hope (Gottschalk, L. M.), Variations on "Home! Sweet Home!," op. 72 (Thalberg, Sigismond), Grand Fantasia on Bellini's "I Puritani" (Herz, Henri), Rondo Capriccioso, op. 14…

Carreño gave a second musical soiree at Liceo de la Habana. Her program included Grande Fantaisie et Variations sur "Don Juan," op. 14 (Thalberg, Sigismond), Printemps d'amour, op. 40 (Gottschalk, L. M.), Caprice sur "Ernani," op. 31 (Prudent,…
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