23 APRIL 1859, Page 20

During the suspension of theatrical entertainments in Passion weelc, there

have been many Concerts. There was the annual performance of the Messiah by the Sacred Harmonic Society at Exeter Hall on Wednes- day. Elijah was given on Tuesday at St. Martin's Hall, under the di-. rection of Mr. Hullah : there have been the "Popular Concerts" at St. James's Hall, on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday; and a Sacred Con- cert, given by Mr. Benedict on Thursday, at the same place. The new Glee and Madrigal Union, too, gave their second Concert on Monday afternoon, at the Hanover Square Rooms, with increasing success. There were other Concerts of smaller note, and all of them appear to have drawn numerous audiences.