Thomas Ryan in Boston - 1863

from Recollections of an old musician, page 239:


 Teresa [Carrefio ]* made her first appearance in Boston, January 4, 1863. She remained here about one month, and was a great attraction at the grand orchestral concerts which were given at that period under the direction of Carl Zerrahn or P. S. Gilmore. She created a furore of enthusiasm every time she played. I doubt if any child pianist of the same age has ever exceeded her in ability. Imagine a child of nine years playing Thalberg’s Moses, Gottschalk’s Jerusalem, and similar pieces, full of technical difficulties.

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Thomas Ryan, Recollections of an old musician (New York City, 1899), p. 239. accessed: 20 May, 2024

location of experience: Boston


Thomas Ryan

Listening to

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written by Gottschalk
performed by Teresa Carrefio
written by Thalberg
performed by Teresa Carrefio

Experience Information

Date/Time 1863
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Mon, 07 Dec 2015 09:34:41 +0000
Approved on Sun, 08 May 2016 11:22:43 +0100