Calendar of London Concerts 1750-1800

Concerts

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1761_08_17Mon 17 Aug 1761HAMBEARD 61CB1800LEAD GIARDINI; V FRASI~ BEARD.PA[His] annual concert.0724HAM0724
1795_03_02Mon 2 Mar 1795KTROPERA 95 4THCS20001: REICHARDT OV (MS); MOZART SG MORELLI; ASHE CN FL ASHE (NEW; FIRST APPEARANCE [here]; WITH VAR ON STORACE-s2 'LULLABY'); HAYDN SG MORICHELLI~; VOGEL OV from VOGEL OV ^DEMOPHOON^. 2: HAYDN OV (NEW FOR THE OCCASION; 2ND MOVT ENCORED; vn CRAMER-w); BIANCHI SG BRIDA; VIOTTI CNTE VN VN VIOTTI LIBON; GAZZANIGA SG MORICHELLI~; MARTIN_Y_soler tr 3v MORICHELLI~ BRIDA MORELLI <MARTINI TERZ> (NEW; FOR THE OCCASION); fp <FINALE> (DIR VIOTTI).TIMC 3 Mar; SU 3 Mar[Landon-England 294-6.] LIBON: scholar of Viotti.3710KTR3710
1798_03_14Wed 14 Mar 1798CGCG ORATORIO 98 [5TH]OS1900B 6s; P 3s 6d; FG 2s; SG 1sSELECTION FROM HANDEL SACRED; PURCELL [items listed]. DIR ASHLEY-j; LEAD ASHLEY-Gc <G_ASHLEY>; V MARA~ ELLIOT DUFOUR~ CELSON~ (FIRST APPEARANCE) POOLE~ INCLEDON SALE REINHOLD. END PART1: CN VC ASHLEY-Cj <C_ASHLEY> [sgs identified]. END PART2: CN PF DUSSEK (NEW; WITH MILITARY RONDO; [AS] LAST FRIDAY).TBMP 15 Mar[LS (with full details).]3871CG3871
1776_10_22Tue 22 Oct 1776LONGENTLEMAN 76 *CB190010s 6d (ball only: 5s)COND FISHER; V CATLEY~ MATTOCKS~ DAVIS~2 [?davies~c] <MISS_DAVIS>.PA* Gentleman and his wife in distress. With ball. CATLEY~: [penultimate performance this season]. Performers [gratis].2023LON2023
1755_03_07Fri 7 Mar 1755CGCG ORATORIO 55 [7TH]OS1830PB 10s 6d; FG 5s; SG 3s 6dhandel o ^SAMSON^ <ORATORIO>.PA[LS.]0351CG0351
1794_06_05Thu 5 June 1794SMWRSM 94OB1gn (2 tickets) *handel o ^MESSIAH^ <SACRED ORATORIO>. LEAD CRAMER-w; V HARRISON LEAK~ PARKE~ KELLY-m ROVEDINO FISCHER-l WELSH-t <MASTER> SALE KNYVETT GORE BELLAMY-tl <JUN> WEBBE-1 (FROM OXFORD) LEETE PAGE STORACE~.OR; OR 23 MayRoyal Society of Musicians. * Admits to rehearsal on 3 June (1200). Patronage of [King and Queen]. [Pippa Drummond: 'The Royal Society of Musicians' Music & Letters 59 (1978) 285.]3685SMW3685
1795_04_23Thu 23 Apr 1795A/WVOCAL 95 10THCS2000[KNYVETT.] 1: HANDEL OV; WEBBE GL 'GLORIOUS_APOLLO'; WEBBE GL 'DISCORD'; SG WORRALL~ 'TELL_ME'; FORD GL 'SINCE_FIRST'; HANDEL SG BARTLEMAN 'MIRTH'; CORFE GL 'IN_APRIL'; ARNE-ta SG PARKE~ 'THE_SOLDIER'; NAUMANN gl 'VINO_VECCHIO' <CANZONET> (FAV). 2: AVISON CNgr; SMITH-js GL 'TOO_LATE' [-js?]; DANBY SG HARRISON (NEW); COOKE GL 'TO_YOU'; SG HARRISON~ 'DONALD'; CLARK-1 DT 2v HARRISON BARTLEMAN (NEW); MORLEY gl <FINALE> 'NOW_IS'.TILast concert.3744A_W3744
1783_02_28Fri 28 Feb 1783KTDECAYED MUSICIANS 83CB1900PB 10s 6d; FG 5s; SG 3s 6dLEAD SALOMON. 1: HAYDN OV (NEW; NEVER PERFORMED IN ENGLAND); SG PACCHIEROTTI; CN FL DECAMP; SG SCOVELLI; SN PF CRAMER-jb [replaced CN PF CRAMER-jb]; CN HN PIELTAIN-pj. 2: CNTE OB VN VA VC FISCHER SALOMON BLAKE DUPORT-jl; SG ALLEGRANTI~; CN CL MAHON; SG CARNEVALE~; CN VN SALOMON. 3: FISCHER CNte OB OB TENOR_OB FISCHER SUCK KELLNER-c (NEW); SG ALLEGRANTI~; SL VC DUPORT-jl; BACH OV 2ORCH. [earlier programme different order; with BORGHI.]PA; PA 19 FebPA 4 Mar (thanks); British Magazine 2 (1783) 223Subscriber's ticket admits one [anywhere]. [Singers come on for their songs only.]2530KT2530
1768_01_??Jan 1768 ?HHAY-r 68 1STCSBy subscr; transf[HAY-r.]PA 13 Apr 1767; PA 9 Jan 1768; PA 29 Jan 1768Earlier; so as not to interfere with oratorios. First concert from 29 Jan to ?1153H1153
1771_05_01Wed 1 May 1771A/WBACH-ABEL 71 14THCSDIR BACH; [ABEL].PA[Burrows-Harris 635.]1497A_W1497
1764_05_01Tue 1 May 1764HFRASI~ 64CB190010s 6dLEAD BARTHELEMON; V FRASI~ RAWORTH. SL VN BARTHELEMON; CN VC GORDON; CN FL TACET.PA0896H0896
1788_05_12Mon 12 May 1788HSQBILLINGTON~ 88CBPROFESSIONAL_ORCH; COND CRAMER-w. 1: HAYDN OV; [later omitted: CN OB PARKE]; ALESSANDRI SG HARRISON 'POVERI'; CN PF CRAMER-jb; SG BILLINGTON~ 'TIS_DONE' - 'HEART'; HANDEL CH 'GALATEA_DRY'; CN VN CRAMER-w. 2: TARCHI QT 4v BILLINGTON~ ABRAMS~ ABRAMS~T HARRISON <T_ABRAMS> [VOICES IDENTIFIED]; QT vn vn va vc SALOMON BORGHI BLAKE SMITH-2; SACCHINI DT 2v ABRAMS~ ABRAMS~t; PLEYEL CNTE; PRATI SG BILLINGTON~ 'AH_PER' + VN CRAMER-W; JOMMELLI o ^KYRIE_AND_GLORIA^ * (MS): V BILLINGTON~ HARRISON HINDLE SALE WEBBE REYNOLDSON HOBLER GORE PARKER-j HORSFALL BARTLEMAN [?] <MR_BARTHELEMON> CALLCOTT BOYS_OF_CR.MC; MC 10 May; PA 10 MayMC 13 May; GZ 13 May; MH 13 May (Oxford); MP 13 May* Frequently performed at the Salisbury Festival.3158HSQ3158
1771_07_25Thu 25 July 1771MMARYBONE 71GS[burletta. also concert:] V THOMAS~ HARPER~ ESSER~ (+ VN ESSER~). CN ORG HOOK; CN VN REEVES.PA[Cf 23 May.] [LS.]1519M1519
1771_01_10Thu 10 Jan 1771KTKT ORATORIO 71 [1ST]OS1830PB 10s 6d; FG 5s; SG 3sBACH o ^GIOAS_RE_DI_GIUDA^ <SACRED ORATORIO>. V TENDUCCI SAVOI GRASSI~ GUGLIELMI~ BARTHELEMON~m MORIGI-a2. END PART1: SL VC DUPORT-jp. IN PART2: CN VN SIRMEN~ <LOMBARDINI_SIRMEN> (INTRODUCED). IN PART2: SG GUGLIELMI~ + vc DUPORT-jp.PA; PA 8 Jan[An intermittent series.] [LS.]1429KT1429
1789_03_11Wed 11 Mar 1789DLDL ORATORIO 89 [4TH]OS1830B 10s 6d; P 5s; FG 3s 6d; SG 2so ^PRELUDE_ON_THE..RECOVERY_OF_HIS_MAJESTY^. (FROM HANDEL) o ^REDEMPTION^ <SACRED ORATORIO>. LEAD SHAW; V REINHOLD DIGNUM KELLY-m CROUCH~ LOCKHART~2 <MISS> HAGLEY~ AMBROSE~. AFTER PART1: SL HP KRUMPHOLTZ~ (3RD APPEARANCE). END PART2: CN HP KRUMPHOLTZ~ (NEW GRAND) [replaced SG AMBROSE~ (FAV ITALIAN) + HP KRUMPHOLTZ~]. ch 'GOD_SAVE_GREAT_GEORGE_OUR_KING'.PA; PA 7 MarPA 13 Mar[LS.]3194DL3194
1786_04_07Fri 7 Apr 1786DLDL ORATORIO 86 [11TH]OS1830B 5s; P 3s; FG 2s; SG 1s(FROM HANDEL) o ^REDEMPTION^ <SACRED ORATORIO>. [DIR] ARNOLD; LEAD SHAW; V BELLAMY ARROWSMITH NEGUS CARTER-t PRING-1 FORSTER~ GEORGE~. END PART1: CN VN SHAW. END PART2: CN FL DULON-fl (SECOND APPEARANCE).MCMC 8 Apr[LS.]2805DL2805
1771_01_21Mon 21 Jan 1771SSQ]SOHO GALA 71MI1gnDIR GIARDINI. CH GENTLEMEN_OF_CR BOYS_OF_CR <CHS>.PAGrand gala [for] the Queen's birthday (concert and ball). Mrs Cornelys. [Restrictions on who can apply for tickets.]1432SSQ1432
1759_11_15Thu 15 Nov 1759KAST CAECILIAN 59-60SOChandel o ^SAMSON^ <ORATORIO>.PA 9 Oct 1759St Caecilian Society: first concert.0606KA0606
1781_03_07Wed 7 Mar 1781HSQBACH-ABEL 81 4THCS1930dir bach abel. V ANSANI POLLONE~ TENDUCCI; I BACH ABEL CROSDILL FISCHER CRAMER-w; HP HINNER.PA; PA 12 Feb[Date because of fast day and Ash Wednesday.]2398HSQ2398
1792_03_16Fri 16 Mar 1792KTKT ORATORIO 92 [7TH]OS1830B 6s; P 3s 6d; G 2s(FROM HANDEL) o ^REDEMPTION^ [items listed]. DIR LINLEY-t1; LEAD SHAW; V KELLY-m REINHOLD INCLEDON WELSH-t DIGNUM SEDGWICK MORELLI BARCLAY~ BLAND~ HAGLEY~ CROUCH~. END PART1: CN OB PARKE-Wt <W_PARKE>.OR; WOOR 17 Mar; MH 17 Mar[LS (with full details).]3460KT3460