Edinburgh Orchestral Festival: Reid Concert 1882

Monday, February 13, 1882
7.45 pm

Principal Artistes

Miss Mary Davies - soprano
Mr Frederick King - baritone
Madame Norman-Neruda - violin


Mr Charles Hallé - solo pianist and conductor

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Part I

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

Overture, "Hebrides," op. 26 ... Mendelssohn

Song, "Und ob die Wolke" (Freischütz)  ... Weber (March 1820)
  Miss Mary Davies

Violin concerto in G, op. 47 ... (last work of the late) H. Vieuxtemps
  (first time in Scotland)
  Madame Norman-Neruda and orchestra

Song, "Sorge Infausta" (Orlando) ... Handel
  Mr Frederic King

Romance, "Rosamunde," ... Schubert
  Miss Mary Davies

Symphony no. 6 "The Pastoral," op. 68,  ... Beethoven

An interval of fifteen minutes

Part II

Pianoforte concerto in C, no. 5, op, 415 ... Mozart
  Mr Hallé and his orchestra
  (first time in Scotland)

Violin solos,  Minuet; Gavotte en Rondeau ... Bach
  Madame Norman-Neruda

Songs, (a) Home, they brought her warrior dead,"  (b) Break, break, break," ... H.S.Oakeley
  Mr Frederic King

Orchestral Pieces,  "Danses slaves," op. 46, part 1 ... A. Dvorák
  no. 1. Presto in C
  no. 4  Tempo di Menuetto, in F
  (first time in Scotland)

Overture, "Gazza Ladra," ... Rossini


20 page booklet
Programme Notes: 

Notes for the Beethoven are taken from the Reid Concert book of 1867.

The Minuet, Gavotte en Rondeau are from the 6th violin sonata aka Partita no. 3 by J. S. Bach (see organ recital February 9, 1882)

Publicity and Reviews: 

Reviewed in The Musical Standard, 18 February 1882, p 103

Home & Macdonald, Greenside Lane, Edinburgh

The song by Schubert was "placed here in the programme, as the vocalist has to catch the London train this evening".

Although the Mozart piano concerto in C major is listed in the programme as no.5, op.415, the musical examples on p.17 indicate that it is the one now referred to as no.13, K.415.