Edinburgh Orchestral Festival 1881

Saturday, February 12, 1881
2.30 pm

Second Grand Orchestral Concert at the Edinburgh Orchestral Festival 1881
on Saturday afternoon, February 12th, 1881.  Concert to commence at half-past two o'clock.


Orchestra of 70 performers

Madlle. Marie Breidenstein - soprano
Mr Joseph Maas - tenor
Mr Charles Hallé - pianoforte soloist and conductor

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 


Part I
Overture, "A Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage" ... Mendelssohn

Recit. etc. "Dich theure Halle, grüss' ich wieder" (Tannhauser) ... Wagner
  Madlle. Breidenstein

Concerto in B flat, no. 15 [K. 450] ... Mozart
  (First time in Scotland)
  Allegro,  Andante,  Finale
  Mr Charles Halle and his orchestra

Aria, "Più bianca" (Huguenots) ... Meyerbeer
  Mr Joseph Maas
  (Viola obligato - Herr Bernhardt)

Symphony in E flat {'Drum Roll'] ... Haydn
  Adagio.  Allegro con spirito
  Andante (with violin solo, Herr Straus)
  Menuetto and Trio
  Allegro con spirito


Part II
Overture in C major, op. 11 (Generally known as "Namensfeier") ... Beethoven

Lieder, (a) "Er ist gekommen" ... Franz
           (b) "Frühlingslied" ... Büchner
  Madlle Breidenstein

Rhapsodie Norvegienne, no. 2 ... Svensden

Pianoforte solos, (a) "Hurdy Gurdy" (b) "Butterfly" (c) "Wandering" ... Schubert
  (Arranged by Stephen Heller)
  Mr Charles Halle

Recit. and Air, etc. "Lend me your aid" (Reine de Saba) ... Gounod
  Mr Maas

Overture, "Otello" ... Rossini


Programme Notes: 

No programme notes but words were provided for the vocal items on a separate sheet.