Documenting Teresa Carreño

Waldorf-Astoria (March 13, 1917)


Carreño appeared at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York, New York. She performed Sonata (Appassionata, op. 57) (Beethoven, Ludwig van), Prelude in D-flat, Nocturne in G Major, Polonaise in A-flat (Chopin, Frédéric), Etudes symphoniques (Schumann, Robert), Impromptu, op. 142, no. 3 (Schubert, Franz), Marche militaire (Schubert, Franz (arr. Tausig)), and “Butterfly” Etude. She played the following encore pieces “Aeolian Harp” Etude (Chopin, Frédéric), “Mi Teresita” Waltz (Carreño, Teresa), and Rhapsodie hongroise no. 6 (Liszt, Franz).

The concert was sponsored by the Business Woman’s Club of New York. Tickets were priced at $1 for seats. Carreño performed on a Steinway piano. The concert began at 8:30 pm.


Review: B. R., “Mme. Carreño Plays for Business Women,” Musical America, 24 March 1917, 22.
Concert Program: US-PHu: box 1, folder 4


Kijas, Anna


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