Edinburgh Orchestral Festival: Reid Concert 1880

Date: 
Friday, February 13, 1880
Time: 
7.45 pm
Season/No: 
1880
Participant(s): 

Principal Artists

Miss Lillian Bailey - soprano
Herr Henschel - basso
Madame Norman-Neruda - violiniste
Charles Hallé - solo pianist and conductor

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Part I

Introduction, pastorale, minuet and march ... General Reid

Overture, "Jessonda" ... Spohr

Aria, "Porgi amor" (Nozze di Figaro) ... Mozart
  Miss Lillian Bailey   (her debut in Scotland)

Concerto, no. 5, in A minor, op.37 ... H. Vieuxtemps
  (first time in Scotland)
  Violin - Madame Norman-Neruda

Song,  "Honour and Arms"  (Samson) ... Handel
  Herr Henschel

Symphony in F, no. 8, op. 93 ... Beethoven

Interval of ten minutes

Part II

Concertstück in F minor, op. 79 ... Weber
  Pianoforte - Mr Hallé, and his orchestra

Lieder  (a)  "O du mein Mond," (for Valentine's eve)    (b)  "Sehnsucht," (the sunny south) ... H.S. Oakeley
  Herr Henschel

Two violin solos, (a)  Larghetto in A, ... Nardini
  (b) Two Hungarian dances.  Transcribed by Joachim ... Brahms
  Madame Norman-Neruda

Aria, "Faust," ... Gounod
  Miss Lillian Bailey

Intermezzo,  Symphony in B flat, no. 2 ... Svensden
  (first time in Scotland)
  (Orchestra)

Overture, in C major, "Trumpet", op. 101 ... Mendelssohn
  (first time)

 

 

Group/Ensemble: 
Programme: 
20 page booklet
Printer(s): 
Home & Macdonald, Greenside Lane, Edinburgh