Edinburgh Orchestral Festival 1881

Date: 
Friday, February 11, 1881
Time: 
8.00 pm
Season/No: 
1881

First Grand Orchestral Concert at the Edinburgh Orchestral Festival 1881
on Friday evening,  February 11th, 1881.  Concert to commence at eight o'clock.

Participant(s): 

Orchestra of 70 performers

Artistes
Madlle. Marie Breidenstein - soprano
Mr Joseph Maas - tenor
Madame Norman-Neruda - violin
Mr Charles Hallé - pianoforte soloist and conductor

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Programme

Part I
Overture, "Euryanthe" ... Weber

Cavatina, "Glöcklein im Thale" (Do.) ... Weber
  Madlle. Breidenstein
  (Her first appearance in Scotland)

Adagio and Rondo, from Violin Concerto in E ... Vieuxtemps
  Madame Norman-Neruda and Orchestra

Recit. and Aria, "Fra poco" etc. etc. (Lucia) ... Donizetti
  Mr Joseph Maas

Symphony no. 4 in D minor. op. 120 ... Schumann
  Poco Andante
  Allegro
  Romanza
  Scherzo
  Allegro

.......................................

Part II
[Pianoforte] Concerto no. 2 ... Mendelssohn
  Allegro appassionato
  Adagio, molto sostenuto
  Presto scherzando
  Mr Halle and his Orchestra

Lieder, (a) "Die junge Nonne"  (b) "Mein" ... Schubert
  Madlle. Breidenstein 

Entr'acte, and air de ballet, " Ali Baba" ... Cherubini
  (Orchestra)

Song, "Ah sì, ben mio" (Trovatore) ... Verdi
  Mr Maas

Overture, "Chevy Chase" ... G.A. Macfarren

 

Group/Ensemble: 
Programme Notes: 

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