Edinburgh Orchestral Festival 1883

Date: 
Monday, February 12, 1883
Time: 
8.00 pm
Season/No: 
1883

Second Grand Orchestral Concert at the Edinburgh Orchestral Festival 1883
on Monday evening,  February 12th, 1883.  Concert to commence at eight o'clock.

Participant(s): 

Orchestra of 70 performers

Artistes
Miss Mary Davies- soprano
Mr Edward Lloyd - tenor
Madame Norman-Neruda - violin
Mr Charles Hallé - pianoforte soloist and conductor

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Programme

Part I
Overture, "King Stephen" ... Beethoven

Song, "As when the dove" (Acis and Galatea) ... Handel
  Miss Mary Davies

Concerto in E minor ... Mendelssohn
  Allegro molto appassionato
  Andante
  Allegro molto Vivace
 Violin - Madame Norman-Neruda, with Orchestra

Song, The Prize Song (Meistersinger) ... Wagner
  Mr Edward Lloyd

Orchestral movements from "Romeo and Juliet" ... Berlioz
  I. Romeo, Alone
   Andante malinconio e sostenuto
   Allegro
   Larghetto espressivo
   Allegro
 II. Love Scene
   Adagio
III. Queen Mab
   Scherzo. Prestissimo
  (First time)

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

Part II
Overture, "Echoes from Ossian" ... Gade

Pianoforte solos, (a) Nocturne, op. 37, no. 2   (b) Ballade, op. 23 ... Chopin

Canzonetta. "Ad Amore" (Tyrant Love) ... H.S. Oakeley
  Mr Edward Lloyd
  (First time)

Andante and Rondo from "Haffner Serenade" ... Mozart
  (for Orchestra)
 Violin solo - Madame Norman-Neruda
  (First time)

Song, "Deh Vieni (Figaro) ... Mozart
  Miss Mary Davies

Overture, "Siege de Corinth" ... Rossini

 

Group/Ensemble: 
Programme Notes: 

No programme notes but works of the songs were printed on a separate sheet.

Notes: 

The song in part II was printed in the programmes as "Il est doux, il est bon" (Herodiade) by Massenet. This was scored out and the Mozart song from Figaro was pencilled in.