Reid Orchestral Concert

Date: 
Thursday, February 25, 1937
Time: 
8.00 pm.
Season/No: 
74th session, 21st season, 7th concert

Venue:

Participant(s): 

Sir Donald Tovey - conductor
Kenneth Anderson - leader of the orchestra

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Symphony in D major, op. 32 ... D. F. Tovey

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2. Overture to An Unwritten Tragedy ... Parry

3. Concert overture, In the South (Alassio) ... Elgar

4. Ballet from The Perfect Fool (op. 39) ... Holst

Performance Type:

Programme: 
24-page booklet
Programme Notes: 

By D.F.T. except for the analysis of Tovey's symphony in D major, which is by 'M. G.'

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Season ticket (Special rate for Hon. members): Grand Tier £3 (£2.15/-); Area £2. 2/- (£1. 17/6) 18/-; Upper Tier 9/-; Single Ticket Rates from 1/6 to 5/9; Programme Price: one shilling
Publicity and Reviews: 

Season 1936-37 Concert Agents:
Paterson, Sons & Co. Ltd., 27 George Street
Methven Simpson, Ltd., 83 Princes Street
Rae, Macintosh & Co. Ltd., 39 George Street
James Stephen, 59 Lothian Road
Townsend & Thomson, 79 George Street
Maitland Radio Limited
Alex Scott (wool shop)

On p.21, the 'raison-d'être' of the Reid Symphony Orchestra is given.

On the inside back page - list of works for the final Thursday concert of the season.

Printer(s): 
David Macdonald Ltd., Edinburgh
Notes: 

The first half of this programme, the Symphony by Donald Francis Tovey was broadcast live on the BBC wireless, Scottish programme, 391.1m, at 8 pm on Thursday 25 February 1937   Recording available on allmusic.com  Tovey Symphony in D
It was publicised and featured in the Radio Times, issue dated, 19 February 1937: "Reid Orchestral Concert, Sir Donald F. Tovey will conduct his own Symphony in D tonight at 8.0"   The broadcast of the concert was preceded at 7.45 pm by an "Introductory talk to the Reid Orchestral Concert by Mary Grierson"