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Promenade Concert

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Relayed from Queen's Hall, London
(Sole Lessees, Messrs. Chappelland. Co., Ltd.)
JOAN COXON
ROY HENDERSON
Solo violin, ORREA PERNEL
THE P. B C
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Led by MARIE WILSON
Conducted by Sir HENRY J. WOOD
Mozart-Haydn Concert
Part I
At the beginning of the year 1791 Haydn paid the first of two visits to London. He was engaged to appear at Salomon's series of concerts held in the Hanover Square Rooms. Haydn was received with immense enthusiasm. Invitations to banquets and dinners were showered upon him, his portrait was painted three times, and the famous Dr. Burney dedicated a poem to him. Finally, Haydn was given an honorary degree- of Doctor of Music by the University of Oxford.
For this occasion Haydn went to
Oxford, where he attended three concerts at which three of his symphonies were performed. He took a new symphony with him, but owing to lack of time for adequate rehearsal the Symphony in G that had been written for Paris a couple of years previously was substituted .Hence it is now known as ' the ' Oxford ' Symphony. It is a work of great charm and finished craftsmanship, and is a worthy precursor of the composer's last great series of twelve symphonies writtern for Salomon (Soloist, ROY HENDERSON> )(Soio violin, ORREA PERNEL ) (Soloist, JOAN COXON> )
Mozart's opera, Figaro, had been produced in Prague and the whole city had gone mad about it... Mozart thereupon paid Prague a visit and received an overwhelming welcome. He gave two concerts during his stay, at one of which this symphony, already composed three years before, was played.
Tickets can be chained from [address removed]; and usual agents.
Prices (including Entertainments Tax) :
7S. 6d., 6s., 5s. (reservcd); 3s. (unreserved) ; promenade (payment at doors only), 2s.

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Coxon
Unknown: Roy Henderson
Violin: Orrea Pernel
Unknown: Marie Wilson
Conducted By: Sir Henry J. Wood
Soloist: Roy Henderson>
Violin: Orrea Pernel
Soloist: Joan Coxon>

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