Historical Concert

Date: 
Wednesday, March 7, 1894
Season/No: 
1893-94 Concert V of VI

1893-94:  Six Historical Concerts Illustrative of the Development of Dramatic music
Opera in the first forty years of the 19th century

Participant(s): 

Vocalists:- Mrs Somerville Shaw, Miss Krüger, Mr J. A. Y Stronach, Mr D Ross, Mr J.H. Kennedy, Mr L. A Guthrie and a choir of about thirty voices
Accompanist:- Mr A Scott Jupp

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Programme

Part I
1.  Aria, "Where will you find on earth?" from the opera "Le Domino noire" (1837) ... Auber
  Miss Krüger

2.  Cabaletta, "Now thy flight to heaven winging" from the opera "Lucia di Lammermoor" (1835) ... Gaetano Donizetti
  Mr Stronach

3.  Aria, "Se Romeo t' uccise un figlio" from the opera "I Capuleti ed i Montecchi" (1830) ... Vincenzo Bellini
  Miss Krüger

4.  Recitative and Romanza, "Egli ancora non giunge" from the opera "Maria di Rudenz" (1838) ... Donizetti
  
Mr Kennedy

5. Romanza and Cavatina, "Assisa a piè d'un salice" from the opera "Otello" (1816) ... Gioachino Antonio Rossini
  
Miss Krüger

6.  Trio from the opera "Guillaume Tell" (1829) ... Rossini
  
Mr Stronach, Mr Kennedy, and Mr Guthrie

Part II
The first Act, an Arietta and an Aria from the second Act, and two choruses and the finale from the third Act, "Der Freischutz" (1821) ... Carl Maria von Weber
  Prince Ottokar - Mr Ross
  Cuno (Master forester) - Mr Kennedy
    Two young hunters serving under him: Rodolph - Mr Stronach; Caspar - Mr Guthrie
  Kilian (a peasant) - Mr Ross
  A hermit - Mr Kennedy
  Agnet (Cuno's daughter) - Mrs Shaw
  Annie (her cousin) - Miss Krüger
  A bridesmaid - Miss Krüger
Chorus of hunters, peasants and bridesmaids

Programme: 
4-page programme