Documenting Teresa Carreño

St. James's Hall (May 22, 1890)


Carreño appeared at St. James's Hall in London, England. She performed Douze etudes symphoniques (Schumann, Robert),
Air with Variations, “Harmonious Blacksmith” (Handel, G. F.),
Andante favori (Beethoven, Ludwig van), Nocturne; Ballade, op. 47 (Chopin, Fryderyk), Minuetto (Boccherini, Luigi (arr. Dulcken)), “Zur Guitarre” (Hiller, Ferdinand), Etude “Si oiseau j’étais” (Henselt, Adolf von), Valse caprice (Rubinstein, Anton), Witches’ Dance (MacDowell, Edward), Intermezzo (Carreño, Teresa), and March militaire (Schubert, Franz (arr. Tausig)). Carreño performed on a Bechstein piano. The concert began at 3 pm. Tickets were priced as follows: Stalls, 7s 6d. Balcony, 3s. Admission, 1s.


Review: Athenaeum, 24 May 1890, 683.



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