Edinburgh Orchestral Festival 1873

Saturday, February 15, 1873
2.30 pm

Third Grand Orchestral Concert of the Edinburgh Orchestral Festival [Reid Festival] 1873
On Saturday morning, 15th Feb. 1873.  Concert to commence at half-past Two.


Orchestra of about 70 performers

Madlle. Nita Gaëtano - mezzo-soprano
Mr William Castle - tenor
Mr C Seymour and Herr Straus - leaders of the band
Mr Charles Hallé - pianoforte soloist and conductor

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 


Part first
Overture, "Euryanthe" ... Weber

Song, "In native earth" (Creation) ... Haydn
  Mr W Castle

Concerto fo pianoforte, in D minor [K.466] ... Mozart
  (a) Allegro
  (b) Romanza
  (c) Rondo. Allegro Assai
  Mr Halle

Song, "Ei del venir" (:a Juive) ... Halevy
  Mdlle Gaëtano

Grand Symphony, in B flat, no. 1 ... Schumann
  (a) Andante Maestoso; Allegro molto vivace
  (b) Larghetto
  (c) Scherzo : Moto vivace. Trio I. Trio II.
  (d) Allegro animato e grazioso
  (First time in Scotland)


Part Second
Overture, "Rosamunde" ... Schubert
  (First time in Scotland)

Song, "Ah dolce guidami" (Anna Bolena) ... Donizetti
  Mdlle Gaëtano

Scherzo fom Symphony no. 9 ... Beethoven

Song, "La Desolazione" ... Mariani
  Mr W. Castle

Pianoforte solos, 
  (a) Sarabande in E minor ... J.S. Bach
  (b) Gavotte in G ... J.S. Bach
  (c) Il moto perpetuo ... Weber

Overture, "Siege of Corinth" ... Rossini


Performance Type:

4-page green programme
Programme Notes: 

No programme notes

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Tickets: Centre, 7/6; Side seats (raised) & Front gallery, 5/-; Under gallery, 3/-; Back & Organ gallery 2/6

The original printed programme is in Edinburgh Central Library, Music Department, Special Collections, Box 18a.