Edinburgh Orchestral Festival 1889

Saturday, February 9, 1889
2.30 pm

Edinburgh Orchestral Festival (Twentieth year) 1889
First Concert,  Saturday 9th February.  Concert to commence at 2.30 p.m.


Principals of Sir Charles Halle's orchestra

Mr Speelman - second violin
Herr Willy Hess - first viola (Leader of Orchestra)
Herr Otto Bernhardt - second viola
Mons. Vieuxtemps - violoncello
Herr J. Hoffmann - contra basso
Mons. Brosso - flute
Mr Charles Reynolds - oboe
Herr F. Paersch - horn
Madame Norman-Neruda - first violin
Mr Charles Hallé, LL.D., - pianoforte

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 


Quintett in C major, Op. 29 ... Beethoven
  (a) Allegro moderato
  (b) Adagio molto espressivo
  (c) Scherzo and Trio
  (d) Presto
 Madame Neruda (Lady Hallé) (First Violin)
 Mr Speelman (Second Violin)
 Herr Willy Hess (First Viola)
 Herr Otto Bernhardt (Second Viola)
 M. Vieuxtemps (Violoncello)

Pianoforte solos: Two Impromptus, Op. 142, Nos. 1 and 4 ... Schubert
 Sir Charles Hallé

Trio, "Mährchen Erzählungen" for pianoforte, violin and viola ... Schumann
 Sir Charles and Lady Hallé and Herr Willy Hess

Violin Sonata in D ... Handel
  (a) Andante
  (b) Allegro
  (c) Larghetto
  (d) Allegro
 Lady Hallé (Madame Neruda)

Grand Septetta in D minor. Op. 74 ... Hummel
  (a) Allegro con spirito
  (b) Scherzo and Trio
  (c) Andante and Variations
  (d) Finale. Vivace

Herr Willy Hess (Viola)
Mons. Vieuxtemps (Violoncello
Herr J. Hoffmann (Contra Basso)
Mons. Brosso (Flute)
Mr  Reynolds (Oboe)
Herr Paersch  (Horn)
Sir Charles Hallé (Pianoforte)




Performance Type:

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Admission, 5s., 4s., 3s.6d., 2s., 1s.6d., and 1s