Edinburgh Orchestral Festival 1874

Saturday, February 14, 1874
2.30 pm

Second Grand Orchestral Concert at the Edinburgh Orchestral Festival 1874
on Saturday morning, 14th February.  Concert to commence at half-past two.


Orchestra of about 70 performers

Madame Otto Alvsleben - soprano
  (Of the Opera Houses of Dresden, Berlin, etc.)
    Her first appearance in Edinburgh
Madlle Enriquez - contralto
Mr C Seymour and Herr Straus - leaders of the band
Mr Charles Halle - pianoforte soloist and conductor


Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 


Part First

Overture, "Faniska" ... Cherubini

Concert Aria, "Infelice" ... Mendelssohn
  Madame Alvsleben

Grand Fantasia in C major, op. 15 ... Schubert
  arranged for piano and orchestra, by Liszt
    (First time in Scotland)
  Mr Charles Halle

Song, "Quando Miro" ... Mozart
  Madlle Enriquez

Grand Symphony in D, no. 10 [no.86] ... Haydn
  Adagio.  Allegro Spirituoso
  Capriccio, Largo
  Menuetto and Trio
  Allegro con Spirito


Part Second

Overture, "Iphiginia in Aulis" ... Gluck
  With Wagner's ending
    (First time in Scotland)

Song, " In Questa Tomba" ... Beethoven
  Madlle Enriquez

Adagio, orchestra "Scene du Balcon" (Romeo & Juliet) ... Berlioz
   (First time in Scotland)

German Lieder, a. Der Nussbaum ... Schumann
                        b. "Er ist  gekommen," op. 4, no. 7 ... Franz
  Madme Alvsleben
  Accomanied by Mr Halle

Pianoforte solo, Serenade in C sharp minor ... S. Heller
  Mr Halle

War March of the Priests "Athalie" ... Mendelssohn



Performance Type:

Programme Notes: 

No programme notes.

(The Haydn symphony listed as no. 10 in D major is identified from the movements as no. 86 in D majorHoboken I/86, the fifth of the six Paris Symphonies)

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