Annual Reid Concert 1866

Tuesday, February 13, 1866
7.45 pm

This was the first Annual Reid Concert organised by the new Reid Professor, Herbert Stanley Oakeley


Mdlle Tietjens
Mdlle Sinico
Mdlle Zandrina
Signor Stagno
Signor Bossi
Signor Piatti - solo violoncello

Orchestra carefully selected from Edinburgh, Glasgow, London etc.
Leader - Mr H. Blagrove
Signor Arditi - conductor
Chorus under the direction of Mr Adam Hamilton

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Part I

Introduction, pastorale, minuet and march ... General Reid

Overture, "Zauberflote" ... Mozart

Duet, "La ci darem" (Don Giovanni) ... Mozart
  Mdlle Zandrina and Signor Bossi

Scena ed. aria, "Ocean, thou mighty monster" (Oberon) ... Weber
  Mdlle Tietjens

Three four-part songs (in chorus) ... H. S. Oakeley
1.  Morgenlied
2.  Abendlied
3.  Nachtlied

Solo violoncello, Saraband and gavotte ... J.S. Bach
  Signor Piatti

Aria, "Se parlate d'amor" (Faust) ... Gounod
  Mdlle Zandrina

Overture, "Egmont" ... Beethoven

Part II

Symphony in E flat ... Mozart

Duet, "Signorino in tanta fretta" (Don Giovanni) ... Donizetti
  Mdlle Tietjens and Signor Bossi

Aria, " Ah, forse lui" etc. (Traviata) ... Verdi
  Mdlle Sinico

Romanza, "Salve dimora" (Faust) ... Gounod
  Signor Stagno

Canzonetta alla Napolitana, "Sempre piu t'amo" ... H. S. Oakeley

Fantasia on Scotch airs for violoncello
  Signor Piatti

Aria, "Largo al factotum" (Barbiere) ... Rossini 
  Signor Bossi

Quartet, "Gira, gira" (Martha) ... Flotow
  Mdlle Sinico, Mdlle Zandrina, Signor Stagno, Signor Bossi

Overture, "Euryanthe" ... Weber



Programme Notes: 

Programme notes not available.  Programme details taken from newspaper advertisements and reviews.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Tickets 5/- and 3/-

Under the Gallery and in the Back Gallery evening costume is not absolutely required.  Tickets at 5s and 3s may be procured at Messrs Wood & Co's and Messrs Paterson & Sons, Music Warehouses, George Street.
N.B. Doors open at seven.  Concert to commence at a quartet to eight - before which time the audience is specially requested to be seated so as to prevent any interruption or confusion during the performance of the Reid Music.

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.