Edinburgh Orchestral Festival 1874

Monday, February 16, 1874
8.00 pm

Third Grand Orchestral Concert at the Edinburgh Orchestral Festival 1874
on Monday evening, 16th February.  Concert to commence at eight o'clock.


Orchestra of about 70 performers

Madame Otto Alvsleben - soprano
  (Of the Theatres of Dresden, Berlin, etc.)
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, "Namensfeier," ... Beethoven
  (First time)

Recit. & Aria, "Mi paventi" (Britannico) ... Graun
  Madame Alvsleben

Concerto-Symphony, no. 3 in E flat, op. 45 ... Litolff
  (National Hollandois)
  Presto - introducing "Als is one Prins je nog zoo klein"
  Allego Vivace - introducing "Wien Neerlands bloed"
   Mr C. Halle
   (First time in Scotland)

Recit. "E questo il loco", Aria Ah, se tu dormi (Guiletta e Romeo) ... Vaccaj
  Mdlle. Enriquez

Grand Symphony no. 2 in C major ... Schumann
  Sostenuto assai, Allegro ma non troppo
  Scherzo, Allegro vivace.  Trio 1 and 2, Coda
  Adagio Espressivo
  Allegro molto vivace
   (First time in Scotland)


Part Second

Concerto in E minor ... Mendelssohn
  Allegro molto appassionato
  Allegro molto vivace
   Madame Norman Neruda - violin

Song, "With plaintive notes" (Samson) ... Handel
  Madame Alvsleben

Orchestral Pieces,
  (a) Pastoral Symphony (Christmas Oratorio) ... Bach
  (b) Prelude to Third Act of "Lohengrin" ... Wagner
  (Both pieces for first time in Scotland)

Song, "O Fatima" ... Weber
  Mdlle Enriquez

Pianoforte solo, Scherzo op. 31 ... Chopin
  Mr C Halle

Overture, "Nourmahal" ... Spontini
  (First time)


Performance Type:

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