Professor Tovey's Sunday Concert

Sunday, October 16, 1938
8.15 pm.
1938-1939, 16th season, 1st concert



Sir Donald Tovey - conductor

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Symphony in E flat major ... Mozart

     Adagio, leading to allegro
     Menuetto. Allegretto
     Finale. Allegro

2. Symphony in B minor, no. 8 ("Unfinished") ... Schubert

    Allegro moderato
    Andante con moto

3. Scherzo in G minor orchestrated from the octet, op. 20, for the Philharmonic Society of London, 1829 ... Mendelssohn

4. Overture, "Leonora", no. 3 ... Beethoven

8-page programme
Programme Notes: 

There are no programme notes.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Programme price: threepence
Publicity and Reviews: 

There are the following adverts:

P.2 - musical instrument dealer, Thomas G. Hall
P.3 - first concert 16th October 1938, at 8.15 pm. For details of coming concerts see page 6
PP.4-5 - Sunday concert on 23 October 1938 at 8.15 pm (vocal and pianoforte recital).
P.6 - dates for seven of Professor Tovey's Sunday concerts for the first half of the season. Ordinary rates of admission: grand tier, 2/-; area, 1/3; upper tier, 6d. Special books of 10 tickets admitting to the area for any of the series in advance from Paterson, Sons & Co. Ltd, price 10/-.
P.7 - Reid orchestral concert with programme for Thursday 27 October 1938; subscription tickets for season from £3 to 9s; single tickets from 1/6 upwards; prospectus and all information from: Paterson, Sons & Co. Ltd; Methven Simpson Ltd; Rae, Macintosh & Co. Ltd; James Stephen; and Townsend & Thomson
P.8 - Maitland radio Ltd


The key and movement titles of the first item strongly suggest that it was Mozart's symphony no. 39 in E flat major, K. 543.