Documenting Teresa Carreño

Roger Williams Hall (January 19, 1863)


Carreño performed a recital at the Roger Williams Hall in Providence, Rhode Island. She performed works by Mendelssohn, Thalberg, Chopin, Goria, Döhler, and Herz. Regular tickets cost $0.50; children under 10 years of age were admitted at half price.


Advertisement: Providence Evening Press, 16 January 1863, 3.

Advertisement: Providence Evening Press, 19 January 1863, 2.


Kijas, Anna


Providence Evening Press, January 16, 1863.

Teresa Carreno, the child pianist, pronounced by the unanimous voice of the Musical Profession, the Press, and the Public, to be the greatest wonder in the musical world, will, by express invitation of the musical dilettanti of this city, give a pianoforte recital, at the Roger Williams Hall, on Monday evening, Jan. 19, when she will give illustrations from the compositions of the following great masters: Mendelssohn, Thalberg, Chopin, Dohler, Goria, Herz. Admission 50 cents, with secured seats; can be obtained at Clapp & Cory's Music Store, commencing Thursday morning at 10 o'clock. Notice -- With the view of affording children an opportunity of witnessing the performance of this gifted child, school tickets for pupils under 10 years of age will be sold at half price. Doors open at 7; commence at half past 7 o'clock.


Providence Evening Press, January 19, 1863.

Teresa Carreno [sic], To-night.--This is the evening appointed for the second and (only for the present, we trust,) the last appearance in our city of Teresa Carreno [sic], the child whose astonishing performance on the piano excite amazement as well as admiration wherever she appears. A great treat awaits a great audience. With considerate appropriateness, the manager will furnish tickets to children at half-price.


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