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1892 Oct 21 / Special / Seidl

Grand Concert under the auspices of the National Conservatory of Music
First Appearance in the United States of Antonin Dvorak

Orchestra of 80, selected from both NYP and SSO
Chorus of 300 voices, Mr. Richard Henry Warren, chorus master

Before the Liszt, Colonel Thomas Wentworth Higginson delivered an oration: "Two New Worlds: The New World of Columbus and the New World of Music."

Program confirmed by NY Times review, Oct. 22, 1892. Review states that the chorus led the "National Hymn."

The three Dvorak overtures were grouped together on the printed program as "Triple Overture, 'Nature, Life, Love'".
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