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The popular concerts were revived in the Garrison Hall on Saturday night under circumstances that were far from encouraging to the management. A capital programme had been arranged, but the audience that assembled to hear it was small and made a very poor show in the large hall. The Hutton Family Orchestra opened the pro. oeedings with a seleotion from Balfe's opera •The Bohemian Girl,' and as a concluding item the selection ' Fair maid of Perth' was contributed. Selections on the bells were also given by the Hutton Family, and were evidently thoroughly appreciated, They Comprised a setting of * Hottie, sweet home' and 'Village chimes' (Gordon).. Miss Yartha and Mr Nottingham played as a duet a transcription of airs from ' William Tell,' while Miss Vartha and Miss E. Cowie played as a pianoforte duet Motzkowski's •Spanish dance.' Miss Clara Mongredien was accorded a cordial reception, and sang with much taste ' For all eternity' (Mascheroni) and Gottschalk's ' 0 loving heart, trust on.' Both items were highly enjoyable, and the former one, which was sung with a violin ohligato by Mr Nottingham, elicited a well-deserved encore. Miss Milly Jacobs gave a capital rendering of 'My dearest heart,' and, in response to an enthusiastic encore, sang ' The curly - headed boy,' from 'Ma Mie Rosette.' In her second number, ' The first spring day,' Mis 3 Jacobs was also very successful, and was warmly recalled. Mrs Hewitt made her first appearance before a Dunedin audience, and sang ' Caller ou' - with acceptance. Mr Jago contributed 'Scotlmd yet' in splendid style, the number being received with demonstrations of hearty appreciation. Mr Jago subsequently sang ' The ship's fiddler.' In this he was heard to advantage, but declined the encore that was accorded him. Mr W. Young contributed 'Soldiers of the Queen' (Stuart) and ' The Bedouin love song' (Pinsuti) in a most enjoyable manner. He was recalled for the former item, but contented himself with bowing his acknowledgments. Mr A. T. Nottingham contributed De Beriot's ' Concerto' as a violin solo in his usual artistic and finished style. The accompaniments during the evening were efficiently played by Miss Vartha.

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POPULAR CONCERTS., Issue 10453, 25 October 1897

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POPULAR CONCERTS. Issue 10453, 25 October 1897

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