Documenting Teresa Carreño

Carnegie Hall (November 25, 1909)

Description

Carreño performed in a rehearsal concert with the New York Philharmonic Society under conductor Gustav Mahler. She performed Konzertstück in F minor for Piano op. 79 (Weber, Carl Maria von).

The concert began at 8:15 pm. Ticket prices ranged from $0.75 to $2.00. Boxes cost $12, $15, $18.

Source

Advertisement: New York Tribune, 14 October 1909, 14.

Advertisement: New York Times, 21 November 1909, 11.

ReviewNew York Times, 26 November 1909, 9.

Review: H. F. P. "Carreno with the Philharmonic," Musical America, 4 December 1909, 25.

Concert Program: US-NYcha

 

Contributor

Kijas, Anna

Transcription

New York Times, November 26, 1909.

Second of the Regular Series of Concerts—Mme. Carreno the Soloist.

The second concert of the Philharmonic Society's regular series was given last evening, and the same performance is to be repeated this afternoon in Carnegie Hall. The programme was one of unusual interest and gave a new point of view upon Mr. Mahler's catholicity of taste, a matter upon which the musical public that is to sit under his ministrations in the future might well have a curiosity...

Mme. Teresa Carreno was the soloist, reappearing for the first time in New York after an absence of a couple of seasons. She made a mighty break in the hard and fast traditional line of concerted pieces that form the pianistic repertory, and played Weber's "Concertstueck." She played it brilliantly, with much of its somewhat flamboyant sweep of line, and without that excess of power that has marked some of her performances in the past. The work, it must be confessed, sounds a little old-fashioned to-day; some of its heroics are only mock heroics, and it flounders ostentatiously with the true Weber flourish. But it is more worth hearing that some of the other pieces that still remain in the pianistic repertory, and its performance was much enjoyed...

 

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“Carnegie Hall (November 25, 1909),” Documenting Teresa Carreño, accessed July 21, 2024, https://documentingcarreno.org/items/show/190.

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