Reid Orchestral Concert

Date: 
Thursday, November 18, 1954
Time: 
7.30 pm.
Season/No: 
1954-55 season, 3rd concert
Participant(s): 

Dr John Fairbairn - leader of the orchestra
Sidney Newman - conductor
Dennis Brain - French horn
John Tainsh - tenor soloist
Dr Mary Grierson - pianoforte

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Concerto grosso in D minor (for string orchestra and pianoforte obbligato) ... Ernest Bloch

       Prelude: allegro energico e pesante
       Dirge: andante moderato
       Pastorale and rustic dance
       Fugue: allegro

2. Serenade for tenor solo, horn and strings, op. 31 ... Britten

      Prologue
      Pastoral
      Nocturne
      Elegy
      Dirge
      Hymn
      Sonnet
      Epilogue

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Interval
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3. Serenade in E minor (op. 20) ... Elgar

       Allegro piacevole
       Larghetto
       Allegretto

4. Concerto for horn and string orchestra ... Gordon Jacob

       Allegro moderato
       Adagio
       Allegro con spirito, quasi presto

Performance Type:

Programme: 
8-page programme
Programme Notes: 

Extensive programme notes by S.T.M.N., including full text for Britten's serenade for tenor, horn and strings.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Programme price: one shilling