Annual Reid Concert 1894

Date: 
Wednesday, February 14, 1894
Season/No: 
1893-94, Concert IV of VI

1893-94:  Six Historical Concerts Illustrative of the Development of Dramatic music
German opera composers of the 18th Century

Participant(s): 

Vocalists:-
Miss Copeland
Miss Kruger
Mrs Gibson
Mrs Anderson
Miss Guthrie
Miss Riddle Henderson
Mr J. A. Y Stronach
Mr J. H. Kennedy
Mr L. A. Guthrie
Mr D. Ross
Mr R. Boyd
and a Choir of about 30 voices

Mr A Scott Jupp - pianoforte and organ

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Programme

Introduction, Pastorale and March ... General Reid
 played on the organ 

Part I
1.  Two Songs from the opera Die Jagd (1771) ... Johann Adam Hiller

"Che faro senza Euridice," from (Orfeo ed Euridice) ... Gluck
  Miss Kruger

2.  Acts I & II (with some omissions) and the concluding chorus of the opera "Iphigenia in Tauris" ... Gluck
  Iphigenia - Miss Copland
  A Priestess - Miss Kruger
  Orestes - Mr Kennedy
  Pylades - Mr Stronach
  Thoas - Mr Guthrie
  A Scythian - Mr Boyd
Chorus of Priestesses, Scyththians, and Greeks

Part II
A selection, including the Finale, from Act II of "Die Zauberflote" (1791) ... Mozart

Programme: 
4 page programme
Notes: 

There is no information given on the conductor for this performance.  It was very likely to have been Professor Niecks.
It was later reported in the press that Reid’s ‘Introduction, pastorale and march’ was played on the organ by Niecks.