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PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY.

N.B. denotes that a work was composed for the Society; t, that it was first performed in England at the date named.

1813. Symphonies Haydn (4\ Mozart (3), Beethoven (3\ Pleyel tl>, Woelfl (1), dementi (2), Eomberg (1).

Overtures Cherubini (4), Haydn (1), Mozart

  • . Septet Beethoven. Quartets and Quintets- Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, J. C. Bach, Bomberg, Viotti, etc. 1814. fSinfonia Eroica. *f2 MS. Symphonies, F. Bies. t Quartet, Griffin. MS. Symphonies. Haydn, t Crotch, and t Asioli. *t New Overture, Cherubim, t Overture, Berger. Selection from 'Mount of Olives.' B. Bomberg plays. N.B. Cherubini accepts 2001. for a new symphony, overture, and vocal piece. 1815. t Overture, 'Anacreon^ conducted by Cherubini. t MS. Symphony and MS. Overture by Cherubini. tMS. Symphonies by Bies and Woelfl; tMS. Sestet, Kalkbrenner. Kalkbrenner and Lafont play. 2001. voted for trial of new works. 3 MS. Overtures bought from Beethoven. 1816. tSymphony in C minor, Beethoven. IMS. Symphony, Bies. fMS. Overture, Beethoven. tMS. Bardic Overture, Bies. *tMS. Overture and Sestet, Potter. t MS. Symphony, Fe"my. t MS. Overture, Burrowes. Baillot plays at 1st, and leads at 6th and 7th concerts. 1817. t Overtures, Fidelio and Coriolan. t Symphony in A, Beethoven, t MS. Symphony, Burghersh. Anfossi plays. Invitation to Beethoven. 1818. tHummel's Septet, t MS. Symphony, Bies. 1819. tMS. Symphony, Clementi. MS. Trio, Lindley. tMS. Quintet, Bies. 1820. Spohr's first visit ; plays his Dramatic Concerto, and conducts his MS. t Symphony(No. 2) and tNonet. Neate plays a t Concerto by Beethoven. Further commissions to Beethoven. 1821. Overtures, "tin F, Spohr, tin D, Bomberg. Mo- scheles plays his tMS. Concerto. Potter plays Mozart's t Concerto in D. 1822. t Overture, Leonora, t Concerto for P.F. and Chorus, Steibelt (Neate) ; Mrs. Anderson's first ap- pearance tHummel's B minor Concerto. H. Field (Bath) plays t Concerto, Hummel. MS. Symphony, Bochsa. t MS. Concerto, Moscheles. 1st app. Caradori. 1823. t MS. Symphony, Clementi. t MS. Overture (op. 124), Beethoven. 1824. Beethoven's tC minor Concerto (Potter). tMS. Overture, Clementi. Kalkbrenner plays tMS. Con- certo. Szymanowska plays. 1st app. Miss Baton, Mme. Pasta. 1825. *t Choral Symphony (Mar. 211. Overtures fEury- anthe, t Olimpia, Spontini ; t Alcalde, Onslow. Con- certos t Beethoven, in G (Potter), t Weber's Concert- stUck (Neate). Pasta and Caradori sing. Female Associates first elected. 1826. Weber conducts, April 3. tMS. Symphony, Potter, t Overture, Jessonda. De Beriot plays a Concerto by Bode. 1827. tMS. Overtures by Schloesser and Goss. Liszt's first appearance (May 21) in Concerto by Hummel. 1st app. Mme. Stockhausen. 1828. tSymphony in Eb, Spohr. Last appearance of Clementi. Pixis plays. 1829. Mendelssohn conducts his tC minor Symphony i May i5). t Spohr's double Quartet. Sontag and Mahbran sing. 1830. Argyll Booms burnt (Feb. 6) ; library saved ; con- cert-room of Opera House engaged. Mendelssohn's Overture to M. N. Dream. fOverture, William Tell. Notturno for wind, Mozart. 1st app. Mme. Dulcken, De Beriot, Lablache. 1831. Selection from Spohr's Last Judgment, t Over- ture, Alchymist, Spohr. 1st app. Hummel, H. Bla- grove, Bubini, Miss Inverarity. 1832. Symphonies t Moscheles in C, f MS., Onslow in t Beethoven's Violin Concerto (Eliason). t Mendels- sohn's, Isles of Fingal (MS.). Mendelssohn plays fG minor Concerto twice. John Field iBussia) plays his Concerto in Eb. Schrtder-Devrient, Cinti- Dampreau, Tamburini, sing. Mendelssohn com- missioned to write symphony, overture, and vocal piece. Commissions given to J. B. Cramer, Bishop, Potter, Griesbach, Neukomm, Moscheles, Griffin, Attwcod, Horsley, Novello, Gross, and T. Cooke. N.B. Clementi's funeral, in Westminster Abbey, conducted by the Society. 1833. *t Mendelssohn's Italian Symphony and t Trum- pet Overture. t MS. Symphony (A minor) by Potter. Mendelssohn plays Mozart's D minor Concerto. 1st app. Herz, Clara Novello, Miss Masson. N.B. Con- certs transferred to Hanover Square. Hon. members first elected Auber, Hummel, Le Sueur, Mendels- sohn, Meyerbeer, Onslow. ��PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY. 69> 1834. t Bishop's Cantata. ' The Seventh Day ' ; No- vello's do. ' Bosalba ; t Horsley's jnotet Kx- altabo.' t Overture, Griesbach. Mendelssohn's t Melusma ' and *t ' Infelice.' Beethoven's E b Con- certo, Mrs. Anderson. Moscheles plays his t Concerto Fantastique (MS.). 1st app. of Vieuxtemps. Grisi, Ivanoff. 1835. t Spohr's 'Weihe der Tdne.' tMS. Symphony, Maurer. t Concerto in D Minor, Herz. 1st app. of W. S. Bennett, H. Blagrove, Servais, Brambilla, Miss Postans. 1836. t Mendelssohn's 'Calm Sea.' tLachner's Sym- phony in E b. t Bishop's Cantata ' Departure from Paradise ' (Malibran). Bennett plays his t Concerto, C minor. 1st app. of Thalberg, Ole Bull, Lipinski, Balfe. 1837. tSymphony in A, Onslow. Overtures tRies; t ' Cymbeline/ Potter; f Naiades' (MS.), W. S. Ben- nett, tlntrod. and Fugue, Mozart. Choral Sym- phony. 1st app. of Boseuham, Miss Birch, Bonconi. 1838. t Mendelssohn's D minor Concerto, MS. (Mrs. Anderson), t Bennett's F minor do., MS. (Bennetti. tMS. Concerto, Hummel (Dulcken). Choral Sym- phony. 1st app. of Hausmann, Heinemeyer, Potl, Dohler. 1839. Bennett's MS. Overtures t'Wood Nymphs' and Parisina.' t Concerto Pastorale, Moscheles. t Over- ture, ' Yelva,' Beissiger. 1st app. of Mario (in Eng- land), Dorus Gras. Bainforth. 1840^ tJSvmphonies No. 5 and '^Historical,' Spohr. t MS. 1841 Symphony. Bennett's C minor Concerto. L-'szt, Vieuxtempg. David, play. 1st app. of Dolby, Lowe,' Misses Williams. 1842. tMS. Symphony and tMS. Concerto, Molique. tMS. Symphony, (Virtue and Vice), Spohr. Men- delssohn conducts t Scotch Symphony and Hebrides, and plays his D minor Concerto. 1st app. of Miss Bassano, Adelaide Kemble, Parish-Alvars. Bennett and Thalberg play ; Mario sings. 1843. t Overture, Macbeth,' Spohr. t Chopin's F minor Concerto (Dulcken). Choral Fantasia (Mrs. Ander- son). tMS. Concert-piece in A minor, Bennett. Choral Symphony (twice), Lobgesang. Weihe der T8ne. 1st app. of Albertazzi, Staudigl, Sivori, Mme. Oury, Dreyschock. Spohr plays and conducts. N.B. Nine concerts. 1844. t Overture, Leonora, No. 1. t Ruins of Athens, t Overture and Suite, Bach, t Walpurgisnight. Bee- thoven's Concerto in G, and Violin do. Midsummer N. D. music. 1st app. of Ernst, Sainton, Joachim, Piatti, Buddens. Mendelssohn conducts last 5 con- certs. Sivori, Bennett, play. 1st app. of Castellan, A. Thillon. 1845. Macfarren's Symphony in Cjf minor. Overture, 'Cantemire,' Fesca. t Concerto, D minor. Bach (Moscheles). Walpurgisnight. 1st app. of L. de Meyer, Milanollos, Pischek, Cavallini ; Sainton, Oury, Vieuxtemps, Bennett, play. 1846. Mr. Costa conducts (till 1854). t Beethoven's Mass in D. t Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto (Sivori) t MS. Concerto, P. Alvars (Mme. Dulcken). t Spohr's Concerto in G (Sainton). t Bennett's Caprice in E (Bennett), t Spohr's Concertante, MS. 1st app. Mme. Pleyel, Lockey, Lavigne. H. Field, Vieuxtemps, P. Alvars, play. 1847. Mass in C, Beethoven, t Symphony in D (3 move- ments), Mozart. Beethoven's Choral Symphony, Con- certo in G (Mendelssohn), Violin Concerto (Joachim). Midsummer N. D. music. Scotch Symphony. Men- delssohn conducted and played at the 4th concert his last visit. 1st app. of Kate Loder, Hellmesberger. Persiani. Bennett, Vieuxtemps, play : H. Phillips sings ' On Lena's gloomy heath,' Mendelssohn (MS.). 1848. t Mendelssohn's 'To the sons of Art.' t Overture, ' Struensee.' t Symphony, B minor. A. Hesse. Over- ture, ' Siege of Corinth,' Bossini. t Overture, ' Tita- nia,' Griesbach, 'Parisina,' Bennett. 1st app. of Viardot Garcia, Alboni, H. C. Cooper, Prudent. 1849. Mendelssohn's t Athalie (twice), t Buy Bias (MS.1, and Serenade and Allo giojoso. Choral Symphony. 1st app. of Mile. Neruda, L. Sloper, Hancock (cello), J. B. Chatterton, Sims Beeves, Miss Lucombe Jetty Treffz, Wartel. 1850. Griesbach's tMS. Overture, 'Tempest.' Concert- attick, C minor, Benedict. Walpurgisnight. 1st app. of Charton, Hayes, Pyne, Formes, Alard, Benedict, Salaman. Thalberg plays Mozart's D minor Concerto. 1851. tMS. Overture, SchlOsser. t Concertos t violin Eb, Mozart (Sainton) ; fSpohr, No. 2 (Blagrove) ; PF, �� �