M. Thalberg’s Concert, in the Merchants’ Hall, on the Evening of Tuesday the 15th of February, 1848

An advertisement on page three of The Glasgow Courier, on Thursday the 3rd of February, 1848, informed readers that:


“Messrs. J. Wood & Co. have been instructed to announce” that M. Thalberg would give a “Grand Concert” in the Trades’

Hall, on the evening of Tuesday the 15th of February. He was to be assisted by five “Artistes”: Miss Bassano; Miss A.

Williams; Miss M. Williams; Signor Ciabatta; and Mr T. Williams.


The programme included all the “most popular Instrumental Compositions” of M. Thalberg, with vocal selections from

the works of Mendelsshon [sic].


Tickets were five shillings each, and available from Messrs J. Muir Wood & Co., 42, Buchanan Street; and Mr McFadyen,

133, Buchanan Street.


Readers were informed that programmes would be ready in a few days.



The above is from The British Newspaper Archive.