Edinburgh Orchestral Festival 1882

Friday, February 10, 1882
8.00 pm

First Grand Orchestral Concert at the Edinburgh Orchestral Festival 1882
on Friday evening,  February 10th, 1882.  Concert to commence at eight o'clock.


Orchestra of 70 performers

Miss Mary King - soprano
Mr Frederic King - baritone
Madame Norman-Neruda - violin
Mr Charles Hallé - pianoforte soloist and conductor

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 


Part I
Overture, "Lodoiska" ... Cherubini

Recit. and Air. "Farewell, ye limpid springs" (Jephthah) ... Handel
  Miss Mary Davies

Violin Concerto ... Beethoven
  Allegro con brio
   Madame Norman-Neruda, and Orchestra

Song, "O di rendami" (Ernani) ... Verdi
  Mr Frederic King

Symphony, "Im Walde" (In the Forest) No. 3, Op 153 ... Raff
  Allegro, in F. "Daytime" "Impressions"
  Largo, in A flat. "In the Gloaming"  Reverie.
  Allegro assai, in F. "Dryad's Dance"
  Allegro, in F. "Night"  "Murmur of Life in the woods"
      "Arrival and departure of the Wild Hunt with Frya and Wotan"  "Daybreak"
  (First time)


Interval of 15 minutes

Part II
Overture, "Oberon" ... Weber

Lieder, (a) "The Dream" ("Du bist wie eine Blume") ... Rubenstein
           (b) "Widmung" ... Franz
  Miss Mary Davies

Idyll, "Siegfried" ... Wagner

Pianoforte solos, 3 Hungarian Dances ... Brahms

Song, "The Valley" ... Gounod
  Mr Frederic King

Overture, "Pré aux Clercs" ... Herold




Programme Notes: 

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


The pianoforte solos in part II were printed as three pieces by Schubert and Liszt but score out and replaced in pencil with three Hungarian Dances by Brahms, with no further information:
 (a) "Auf dem Wasser zu singen"
 (b) "Du Bist die Ruh"
 (c) "Erl-König"