Documenting Teresa Carreño

Liceo de la Habana (May 13, 1863)


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 (Mendelssohn, Felix), Caprice sur "Ernani," op. 31 (Prudent, Émile), and two of her own compositions, a caprice and a waltz [Gottschalk Waltz]. The concert began at 8 pm. She performed on a Chickering piano. 


Concert program: US-POtc: folder 14.8, Concert Programs

Announcement: New York Herald, 25 May 1863, 5.


Kijas, Anna


New York Herald, May 25, 1863: 5.

Teresa Carreno has finished her musical campaign in Havana, and will leave for New York in a few days, on her way, I understand, to Europe. I think the child ought to be sent to school. She is too young to be exhibited much, and there will be generated in her such a dislike for a life so unsuited to a child that when she is older nothing will induce her to go upon the stage. Her last concert here was very successful, and she leaves us crowned with flowers and loaded with presents and good wishes.


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