November 1850: Julius Seligmann’s First Grand Evening Concert in Scotland, in the City Hall, on Thursday the 28th – When His Pupil, Miss Christina Dawson, Will Make Her First Appearance Before a Glasgow Audience

There is an advertisement on page three of The Glasgow Herald, on Monday the 11th of November, 1850. In addition to Miss Christina

Dawson, the other performers included: Miss Josephine Bassano; Mr. Miranda; Miss Calvert; Mr. H. E. Dibdin; Mr. Seligmann; and Mr.



It was noted that “the general arrangements of the Concert will be under the direction of Mr. MUIR WOOD.” Ticket prices ranged from

one, to five shillings, and a plan of the reserved seats could be seen at Messrs Wood and Co., 42 Buchanan Street.


The advertisement also details the programme of each performer’s songs and music.



George Fairfull-Smith, August 2022.