Edinburgh Orchestral Festival: Reid Concert 1889

Date: 
Wednesday, February 13, 1889
Time: 
7.45 pm
Season/No: 
1889
Participant(s): 

Principal Artists

Miss Anna Williams - soprano
Mr W. H. Brereton - basso
Madame Neruda (Lady Halle) - violiniste
Sir Charles Halle - solo pianist and conductor

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Part I
Introduction, Pastorale (flute and oboe solos), Minuet and March ... General Reid

(1) Overture, "Athalie," ... Mendelssohn

(2) Air, "On mighty pens the eagle wings" (Creation) ... Haydn
  Miss Anna Williams

(3)  Concerto, Pianoforte and orchestra, Op. 54 ... Schumann
  Pianoforte - Sir Charles Hallé, with his orchestra

(4) Air, "'Revenge,' Timotheus cries"  (Alexander's Feast) ... Handel
  Mr W. H. Brereton

(5)  Symphony, in F, no. 6,  "Pastorale," ... Beethoven

An interval of ten minutes

Part II
(6) Overture, "Academic Festival" ... Brahms

(7) Recitative and Air, "Tears, idle tears" ... Herbert Oakeley
  Miss Anna Williams,   harp obbligato - Mrs Frost

(8) Violin and Orchestra,  Ungarisches (from Volker Cycle) ... Raff 
  Madame Neruda (Lady Halle)

(9) Ballad for Orchestra,  "La belle dame sans merci," ... A.C. Mackenzie

(10)  Song, "Philémon et Baucis" (Vulcan's song at the forge) ... Gounod
  Mr W. H. Brereton

(11) Overture, "Gazza Ladra" (The Thieving Magpie) ... Rossini
 

Group/Ensemble: 
Programme: 
20 page booklet
Printer(s): 
Robert Home and Son, Edinburgh