Documenting Teresa Carreño

Wanderers Hall (November 24, 1910)


After arriving in Durban on the steamship Wilcannia on November 18, 1910, Carreño appeared at Wanderers' Hall in Johannesburg, South Africa. She performed Sonata Op. 57 (Appassionata) (Beethoven, Ludwig van); Prelude in D flat Op. 28, No. 15, Nocturne in G major Op. 37, No. 2, Etude in G flat, Polonaise in A flat Op. 53 (Chopin, Fryderyk); Des Abends, Warum, In der Nacht (Schumann, Robert); Campanella (Paganini-Liszt); Soneto del Petrarca, Etude in D flat, and Rhapsodie Hongroise No. 6 (Liszt, Franz).

According to the critic (H.A.C.), Carreño performed Chopin's Etude in G flat three times due to the audiences request. She performed several encores, including Chopin's Berceuse, Mozkowski's Serenade, and Henselt's "Si Oiseau J'etais."

Tickets priced at 10s (reserved), 5s (unreserved), and 2s (at door). Special concessions to students. The concert began at 8:15 PM.


Announcement: Rand Daily Mail, 3 November 1910, 13.
Advertisement: Rand Daily Mail, 7 November 1910, 6.
Announcement: Rand Daily Mail, 16 November 1910, 9.
Advertisement: Rand Daily Mail, 23 November 1910, 6.
Review: Rand Daily Mail, 25 November, 1910, 7.


Kijas, Anna


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