Annual Reid Concert 1864

Saturday, February 13, 1864

Miss Parepa
Miss Cecilia Westbrook
Mr Cummings
Herr Wedemeyer - conductor

An orchestra of upwards of 30 performers, among whom were members of the quartett party who lately performed at the Hopetoun Rooms.
Henry Blagrove - first violin, solo violinist, Leader of the Philharmonia and principal London concerts
Mr J.B. Zerbini, Junr. of H.M Theatre - second violin
Richard Blagrove - viola and solo concertina, 1st Viola at the Philharmonia Concerts
Mr Aylward, - 'cello, of the Royal Italian Opera


Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Symphony in B flat (composed on his visit to London, 1790) ... Haydn
Overture to "Oberon" ... Weber
Overture to "Raymond" ... A.Thomas
Kermesse March and Soldier's Chorus from "Faust" ... Gounod
Pastorale, Minuet and Grand March ... General Reid
Overture, "Great Exhibition" ... Auber

Selection of vocal items - no details available

[Reid] Professor: 

The original programme for this concert is not available for consultation in the Centre for Research Collections at the University of Edinburgh.
The information provided on this page has been gleaned from newspaper and journal reports of the concert.