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PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY. The season was inaugurated on Monday evening, when a programme of unvaried excellence was provided. The HanoverBquare Booms were perhaps not so well attended as is usual on the opening night. The unfavourable stato of the weather was sufficient, indeed, to have thinned the audience far more; but the lovers of good music are not to be daunted by Eurus and Boreas, even when they deal their fiercest blasts, and spout their densest rains. The following was the selection :—

Part I.

Symphony, "The Seasons," in B minor Spohr.

Song, "A qnesti avventneri infnmi" (II Seraglio) ... Mozart.

Concerto, violin 'Mendolssolin.

Scena (Dcr Freischfttz) Weber.

Overture (Egraont) Beethoven.

Past II.

Symphony, ** Jupiter" Mozart.

Duet, "8e la vita" (Semiraniide) < Rossini.

Overture (Obcron) Weber,

Of the symphony of Spohr, we have more than once spoken at length. It is enough to say in this place, that it is not one of the most inspired works of the great master. In the movement illustrative of "Spring " there are many traces of his happiest manner and some of his brightest thoughts. The movement representing "Autumn," is everywhere spirited, graceful, and characteristic. "Summer," however, is depicted in too monotonous a tone, and "Winter"—with which, by the way, the symphony commences—is too uniformly sombre and monotonous. The execution, considering the difficulties presented, was marvellous, and Professor Bennett and his orchestra covered themselves with honour.

The violin concerto, as'performed by Herr Becker, was in many respects entitled to the very highest commendation. Exceptions, nevertheless, might be taken in several instances; the reading generally was not in strict keeping with the directions of the composer. Herr Becker, nevertheless, played so splendidly, that he was recalled at the end and received with enthusiasm.

The execution of Mozart's symphony and Beethoven's overture was inimitable in every way, both performances being received with tumultuous applause, and the overture to Oberon was a splendid finale.

Signor Belletti sang the superb song from Mozart's too much neglected opera with faultless taste. Mdlle. Louise Michal, a Swedish prima donna of reputation in her own country, gave the grand scena from Der Freischiitz with great power and facility, but in too studied and artificial a manner to create any unusual effect. So capable a voice as hers is not heard every day. The duet from Semiramide was mora suited to the gentleman's style than that of the lady.

MUSICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON.

The third concert was given on Wednesday, and was alike characterised by excellence and variety, as the following selection will show.

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Overture, (The Isles of Fingal) Mendelssohn.

Air, "Jours de mon enfance," (Pre" aux Cloros) Herold.
Symphony Concertante in B flat, Op. 63, two

Pianofortes and Orchestra Dussek.

Overture, (Lurline) Vincont Wallaoe.

Paet II.

Sinfonin Eroica (No. 3), Op. 55 Beethoven.

Duo, "Di qual cittd seitu?" (L'Etoile du Nord) Meyerbeer.

Overture, (Gustavo) Auber.

Oonduotor—Mr. Alfred Mellon.

The features of the performance were the Symphony and Mendelssohn's overture^neither of which we ever heard executed with grander effect. The overture, although holding by no means the enviable position of the first piece in the programme, was encored in a tumult of applause, and repeated with in

creased effect. Mr. Wallace's brilliant and dramatic orchestral prelude to Lurline, too, was played with astonishing power and precision. Not so the overture to Auber's opera, in which the first movement was taken too quick, and the last too slowinnovations which, in both instances, were disastrous to the effect intended by the composer. The Symphony Concertante of Dussek—too rarely heard in public—was acceptable on all accounts. The whole work is interesting ; but the finals is as inspiration. Messrs. Charles Salamau and Lindsay Sloper were the pianists, and vied with each other and with the orchestra iu zeal and energy.

The vocal music was excellent. Miss Augusta Thomson sang the very difficult air, from H6rold'sopera, with great brilliancy; Mr. Santley gave a bold and vigorous reading of the masterly scena from Benedict's unpublished opera; and both artists gave the utmost capital effect to the admirable duet from Meyerbeer's Etoile du Nord.

The fourth concert is announced for the 9th of May, when Mr. G. A. Macfarren's new cantata, Christmas, will be given.

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QUARTET, in E flat, Op. 44 Mendelssohn.

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CANON, •'The Lark's Song,*' ..

The London Glee and Madrigal Union.
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QUARTET, in F minor, No. 8 (posthumous) ..

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DUET. "Zuleikaand Hassan," , •■ Mendelssohn

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MISS ELEANOR ARMSTRONG Legs to announce that her grand Evening Concert will take place on Wedneaday, May 16th, when tho foiowing Eminent Artists will appear: Miss Eleanor Armstrong, Madame Laura Baxter, Mr. William Cummings, and HerrEibenschUtz, Mr. Charles Salaman, and Herr Adolphe RieB, Herr Louis Ries, Herr Lidel, and Mr. Ellis Roberts. Conductor, Mr. Frank Mori. Tickets, 7s. ; Reserved scats, 10s. 6d.; to be had of Miss Eleanor Armstrong, .at her residence, 86, Osnaburgh-Btreet, Regent*spark; and of the principal music-sellers;

HANOVER-SQUARE ROOMS.—MR. MELOHIOR WINTER (tenorc), and Mr. BENJAMIN WELLS (flautist), beg to announce that their GRAND EVENING VOCAL AND INSTRUMENTAL CONCERT will tako place at the above rooms on the 28th of May. Artists:—Madamo Weiss. Miss Mahl&h Homer, Hi.-s Chipperfiold, and Madam* Sainton-Dolby; Mr. Weiss and Mr. Melchor \\ inter; Harmonium, Mr. Bcotson Clarke, and Flute, Mr.|Benjnmin Weill; Conductor, Herr Wilhelm Ganz. Stalls, 7s. 6d,; Reserved seats, 5s.; Unreserved, 2s.; Orchestra, Is. Tickets to be had of Messrs. Cramer and Co., Chappell. Booacy, Keith, Prowse and Oo., and all the priucipal musicsellers; and also oi Mr. Bonjamin Wells, 23, and Mr Melcbior Winter, 17, St. James's-squaro, Hotting, hill, W.

PHILHARMONIC SOCIET Y.—The Directors respectfully announce tliat the SECOND CONCERT will take place at the Hanover-square Rooms, ou Monday Evening the 7th of May. Programme: Siufonia, No. 7, Haydn; Concerto in G minor, pianoforte, Herr Lubeck, Mendelssohn; Overture, Euryauthe, Weber; Siufo iia, Pastorale, Beethoven; Notturno, pianoforte, Herr Luueck; Overture, Pre" aux Geres. Herold. Vocal performers: Madlle. Parepa and Mr. Santley. Conductor, Professor bterndale Bennett. To begin at 8 o'clock. Subscription for tho Season, J£3 3a.; single tickets, 15s. Subscriptions recoived and tickets issued by Messrs. Addison, Hollier, and Lucas, 210, Rogent-strcct.

THE ENGLISH GLEE AND MADRIGAL UNION.— Miss Banks, Mrs Lockcy, Mr. Forster, Mr. Lockey, Mr. Montcm Smith, Mr. WTinn, and Mr. Lewis Thomas, have the honour to announce that their ANNUAL SERIES OF CONCERTS will take place by tho kind permission of Messrs. Collard and Collard, at the New Concert and Pianoforte Saloon, 16, Grosvenor-street, Giosvcnor-square, on Wednesdays. June 0, 13, 20, and 27, to commence at Three o'clock. Stalls, 0s.; unreserved seats, 3s.; subscription to stalls, numbered and reserved, for tho scries, £\ Is. Tickets may be obtained at Cliappoll and Co.'s, 50, New Bond-street (where a plan of the stalls may be seen); Cramer, Beale, and Co.'s, 201, Ropeut-street; Leader and Cocks, New Bond-street; Ollivier'a. Old Bond-stieet; Keith, Prowse, and Co.'s, 48, Cheapsido; and at Addison, Hollier, and Lucas's, 210, Regent-street.

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T. JAMES'S HALL.—A GRAND EVENING CON

CERT will bo given on Thursday evening, May, 10, to commence at half-past 8, the proceeds of which will be devoted towards completing the musical education of a member of Mr. Henry Leslie's Ch"ir, who has suffered under misfortune. Vocalists : Miss Augusta Thomson, Miss LefBer, Mr. Santley, the XQuartett Glee Union, and Mr. Henry Leslie's Choir. Pianoforte—Mr. John Tirancis Barnctt. Accompanytat—Mr. J. G. Oalcott. Conductor—Mr. Henry LsMie Stalls, 5s. each, numbered and reserved; balcony, 3s.; area, 2s. Addison, HollioY, and Lucas, 210, Regent-street; Cramer, Beale and Co., 201, Regentstreet: avid Mr. Austin, box-office, at the Hall.

STANLEY LUCAS, Hon. Bee., 210, Regent-street, W.

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THE LONDON GLEE AND MADRIGAL UNION,— Miss J. Wells, Miss Eyles, Mr. Baxter, Mr. W. Cummings, Mr. Land, and Mr. Lawler, respectfully announce that arrangements hnve been made to resume their successful Entertainments, on Wednesday next, at the Royal Gallery of Illustration, Regent -street, to be continued every Wednesday and Friday afternoons, at 3, and on Saturday evenings at 8.16. Conductor, Mr. Land. Literary Illustrator, Mr. T. Oliphant. Tickets at Mitchell's Royal Library, Old Bondstreet.

ATDLLE. MARIA DE VILLAR begs to announce

J-TJ_ that her first Evening Concert will take placo at the Queen's Concert Rooms, Hanover-square, on the 18th of May, under the Immediate patronage of The Marchioness of Breadalbane, Jane Countess Dowager Somers, The Lady Clarence Paget, The Lady Theresa Lewis, Tlie Lady Manners, Lady Knatchbuli, and Mrs. Philip Torke. All communications respecting the concert, lessons, or engagaments, to be addressed, 10, Manchcster-Btreet, Manchester-square.

MISS FANNY CORFIELD (Pupil of Professor Sterndalo Bennett) will give a Matinee Muslcale, at 14, Montague-place, Bryanstou-square (by kind pe> mission of Mrs. Chapman), on Saturday, the 19th of May, when she will be assisted by the following eminent artists: Violin, M. Sainton; Violoucello, M. Paque; Vocalists, Madame Sainton-Dolby and Mr. Redfearn. Single Tickets, half-a-guinea; family ttekets, to admit three, one guinea. To be had of Miss. F. Corfield, 29, Burton Street, Eaton-square, and of Messrs. Leader, and Cock, 03, New Bond-street.

ME,. AGUILAR respectfully announces that he will give a Morning Concert, at the Han over-square Rooms, on Monday, June 4th, when will be performed for the first time In public, hla new Sestett, for piano, flute, oboe, clarionet, horn, and bassoon. Further particulars will be duly announced.

pANTERBURY HALL CONCERTS.—Westminster

\J Road.—Lessee, Mr. C. Morton.—Every Evening.—C. H. Gounod's Opera, FAUST—Faust, Mr. Henry Herbert; Mephistopheles, Mr. C. Boraard; BiobeL. Mrs. Anderson: Marguerite, Miss Ruseel. Conductor, Joughmans—and selections

from Dinorah, Trovatoro. and Macbeth. Several interesting pictures have been added to the Fine Arts Gallery. Tho suite of halls have been re-decor.)ted and beautified, and constitute one of the most unique and brilliant sights of the metropolis.

THE ARION" (Eight-Part-Choir),—The members of this 8ociety will meet until further notice every Thursday evening, at 8 o'clock, at 18, Berners-street, Oxford-street. Conductor, Mr. ALFRED GILBERT.

F. F. REILLY, Hon. Sec. Persons desirous of joining the choir are requested to address the Secretary.

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MISS SELINA PYKE (Pupil of Mr. Charles Salaman), continues to give lessons on the PIANOFORTE. Miss P. atteuda schools

and her pupils westward, twice a week. 52, Great Prescott-street, B.

TO MUSIC PUBLISHERS, CLERGYMEN, COMPOSERS, AND OTHERS.

PGRANT AND CO., Typographical Music and General • Printers, Lithograph era. nud Engravers. Orange-street, and Rod Lionsquare, Holborn, respectfully inform the above that they are prepared to undertake works to any extent in Musie Printing, upon the most reasonable terms, and with the greatest accuracv and dispatch.

MUSIC PRINTING FOR THE TRADE. Estimates, and Specimens of Music Founts sent to any part of the United Kingdom.

MEYERBEER'S NEW WORK—" ASPIRATION"— CANTIQUE. (Short Ant'&om.) The words from the original Latin of Thomas a Kcmpis, "De Imltatlone Christi." Composed for SIX VOICES (throe sopranos, two tonors, and bass), with Recitatives for a BASS SOLO, nn i Organ (or Harmonium) accomnanimont ad libitum, by GIACOMO METERBEF.R. Price, in score. 4a. London: Duncan Davison and Co., 244, Regent-street, where Meyerbeer's setting of the Lord's Prayer, for four voices, 3s., and the for eight voicos, "This houso to love is holy," 4s., may be obtained.

CZERNYS ETUDE DE LA VELOCITE; Boosey's Che:ip Edition, in three parts, Is. each. Czcrny's 50 Exercises (from the set of 101), price Is. Bertinl s 25 Studies (Op. 29), in two books. Is each. Boosey's Shilling Pianoforte Tutor, 89 pages. All music size. Post-free. Boosey and Sons Hollos-street.

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