From Beethoven to Bolero

Wednesday, April 26, 1871

Maestro Theodore Thomas leads his orchestra before a filled Farwell Hall in the third of a series of concerts.  The program includes the Overture to Mozart’s Don Juan, a scherzo from Mendelssohn’s Reformation Symphony, the first part of Beethoven’s Concerto in G, No. 4, a polka and waltz by Straus, and a Berlioz march, as well as a bolero by a Chicago composer.