Historical Concert

Date: 
Wednesday, January 17, 1894
Season/No: 
1893-94 Concert III of VI

1893-94:  Six Historical Concerts Illustrative of the Development of Dramatic music

French opera in the 17th and 18th Centuries

Participant(s): 

Vocalists:- Miss Copeland, Miss Kruger, Mr J.A.Y. Stronach, Mr J. H. Kennedy, etc

Accompanist:- Mr A Scott Jupp

 

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Part I
1.  Act I., scenes 1,2, and 3, of the opera "Armide" (1686) ... Jean Baptiste de Lully
  Armide - Miss Copeland;  Sidonie and Phénice - Miss Krüger;  Hydraot - Mr Kennedy

2.  Act II., scene 5 "Enfin il est en ma puissance, ce fatal ennemi, ce superbe vainqueur," of the opera "Armide" ... Lully
  Armide - Miss Copeland

3. Aria, "Bois épais," from the opera "Amadis de Gaule" (1684) ... Lully
  Mr Kennedy

Part II
Act V. (with some omissions) of the opera "Castor et Pollux" (1737) ... Jean Philippe Rameau
  Jélaïre - Miss Copeland; Phébé - Miss Krüger; Castor - Mr Stronach; Pollux and Jupiter - Mr Kennedy

Part III
1. Romance, "Ah! lorsque la mort trop cruelle enleva ce fils" from the opera "Joseph" ... Etienne Nicolas Méhul
  Miss Krüger

2. Romance, "A peine au sortir de l'enfance," from the opera "Joseph" ... Méhul
  Mr Stronach

3. Ariette from the opera "Les deux Avares (1770) ... André Erneste Modeste Grétry
  Miss Copeland

4. Cantabile "Ah! sur moi vengez-vous," from the opera "La Caravane du Caïre" ... Grétry
  Miss Krüger

5. Chorus, "Après un long voyage," from "La Caravane du Caïre ... Grétry

Programme Notes: 

No programme notes. List of works with dates given.