Documenting Teresa Carreño

Carnegie Hall (October 30, 1913)


Carreño performed in a rehearsal concert with the New York Philharmonic Society under conductor Josef Stransky. She performed Piano Concerto no. 1 in B-flat Minor, op. 23 (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich).

The concert began at 8:15 pm. Ticket prices ranged from $0.50 to $2.00.


Announcement: Los Angeles Times, 13 July 1913, III3.

Advertisement: New York Tribune, 12 October 1913 28.

Advertisement: New York Times, 26 October 1913, X11.

Review: The Evening World, 31 October 1913, 13.

Review: New-York Tribune, 31 October 1913, 9.

Review: New York Times, 31 October 1913, 11.

Concert Program: US-NYcha


Kijas, Anna


Los Angeles Times, July 13, 1913.

Teresa Carreno Recitals.

More than fifty recital dates have been booked for Mme. Teresa Carreno, the pianiste, indicating that her popularity is increasing throughout the United States. The tour will open in October, when she plays with the New York Philharmonic Society, this will be followed by a tour of New England. Later in the season she is to make a second appearance in New York with the Philharmonic Society, at one of their Sunday concerts. She will be soloist during the season also with the Boston Symphony, under Dr. Karl Muck, appearing in seven different cities, while the orchestra is on tour.


New York Times, October 31, 1913.

Tschaikowsky was the other composer on the programme whose works have been played by the Philharmonic Society since 1876, at least; he was represented by his piano concerto in B flat minor and his Marche Slave. The concerto was played by Mme. Teresa Carreño, her first reappearance in New York, the scene of some of her earliest and most frequent activities, in four years. Mme. Carreño played the concerto as she has played it here often before, with most of her old-time energy and amazonian power, brilliancy, and accentuated rhythm, likewise with purling delicacy and grace. There was lacking beauty and resonance of tone; but the conception of this work that Mme. Carreño embodies in her playing is of superb and generous proportions. There was much enthusiasm for her...





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