Historical Concert

Date: 
Wednesday, March 21, 1894
Season/No: 
1893-94, Concert VI of VI

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

Opera from 1840 to the present day

Participant(s): 

Vocalists:- Miss Edmonds, Miss Kruger, Mrs Anderson, Miss B. Riddell Henderson, Mr J.A.Y. Stronach, Mr D Ross, Mr J. H. Kennedy and Mr L. A Guthrie

Accompanist:- Mr A. Scott Jupp

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Part I
1.  Part song, "Hush, in silence fulfil we our errand" from the opera "Rigoletto" (1851) ... Giuseppe Verdi
  Mr Stronach, Mr Ross, Mr Kennedy and Mr Guthrie
2.  Recitative, "Merce, diletti amici"; Cavatina, "Come rugiada al cespite"; Cabaletta, "O tu che l'alma adora" from the opera "Ernani" (1844) ... Verdi
  
Mr Stronach
3.  Scena, "Alzati," and Aria, "Eri tu che macchiavi" from the opera "Un ballo in Maschera" (1859) ... Verdi
  
Mr Guthrie
4.  Part song, "A welcome to the gipsy" from the opera "Traviata" (1853) ... Verdi
  
Mrs Anderson, Miss Edmonds, Miss Krüger, Miss Riddell Henderson
5.  The second half of the Third Act of the opera "Faust" (1850) ... Charles François Gounod
  
Margaret - Miss Edmonds; Martha - Miss Krüger; Faust - Mr Stronach; Mephistopheles - Mr Kennedy

Part II
1.  Song of the Messengers of Peace, from the opera "Rienzi" (1842) ... Richard Wagner
  Miss Edmonds, Mrs Anderson, Miss Krüger and Miss Riddell Henderson
2.  Rienzi's Prayer, from the opera "Rienzi" ... Wagner
  
Mr Stronach
3.  Sailor's Chorus, from the third Act of the opera "The Flying Dutchman" (1843) ... Wagner
  
Mr Stronach, Mr Ross, Mr Kennedy, Mr Guthrie
4.  Senta's ballad, from the first Act of "The Flying Dutchman" ... Wagner
  
Miss Krüger
5.  Spinning song, from the first Act of "The Flying Dutchman" ... Wagner
  
Mrs Anderson, Miss Edmonds, Miss Krüger and Miss Riddell Henderson
6.  Elizabeth's greeting to the hall from the second Act of the opera "Tannhäuser" (1845) ... Wagner
  
Miss Edmonds
7.  The prize song from the third Act of the opera "The Meistersingers" (1868) ... Wagner
  
Mr Ross
8.  The first two scenes from the second Act of the opera "Lohengrin" (1850) ... Wagner
  
Elsa of Brabant - Miss Edmonds
  Frederick of Telramund (a noble of Brabant) - Mr Kennedy
  Ortrud, his wife - Miss Krüger
9.  Chorus, "Faithful and true," from the last Act of "Lohengrin" ... Wagner
  
Miss Edmonds, Mrs Anderson, Miss Kruger, Miss Riddle Henderson, Mr Stronach, Mr Ross, Mr Kennedy and Mr Guthrie 

 

Programme: 
4-page programme