(15th) Edinburgh Orchestral Festival 1886

Friday, February 12, 1886
8.00 pm

First Grand Orchestral Concert at the Edinburgh Orchestral Festival 1886
on Friday evening,  February 12th, 1886.  Concert to commence at 8 p.m.



Madlle. Antoinette Trebelli - soprano
 (Her first appearance in Scotland)
Mr Henry Piercy - tenor
 (His first appearance in Scotland)
Solo pianist and conductor - Mr Charles Hallé, LL.D.

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 


Part 1
(1) Overture, "Euryanthe" ... Weber

(2) Recit. and Aria, "Deh" vieni, non tarda" (Le Nozze di Figaro) ... Mozart
  Mdlle. Antoinette Trebelli

3) Pianoforte Concerto in G minor. Op. 33 ... Dvorak
   Allegro, Agitato
   Andante, Sostenuto
   Allegro con fuoco
  Mr Halle and his Orchestra
   (First time in Scotland)

(4) Air, "Where'er you walk" (Semele) ... Handel
  Mr Henry Piercy

(5) Symphony in F, No. 8 ... Beethoven
    (a) Allegro
    (b) Allegretto Scherzando
    (c) Tempo di Menuetto
    (d) Allegro Vivace


An Interval of ten minutes

Part II
(6) Overture, "A Midsummer Night's Dream" ... Mendelssohn

(7) Pianoforte solos, (a) Novelette, in F,  (b) Arabesque, in C, ... Schumann
  Mr Halle

(8) Air with Variations, "I would rend the chains" (Les Diamants de la Couronne) ... Auber
  Mdlle Trebelli

(9) Rhapsodie Hongroise, in D, No. 3 ... Lizst
  (First time)

(10) Song, "Come, Margarita come" [The Martyr Of Antioch] ... Sullivan
  Mr H. Piercy

(11) Overture, "Rienzi" ... Wagner

Programme Notes: 

No programme notes.  Words of the vocal pieces are provided on a separate sheet.