Reid Orchestral Concert

Date: 
Saturday, December 1, 1917
Time: 
3.00 pm
Season/No: 
Second season/first concert
Participant(s): 

Miss Olga Haley - solo vocalist
Mrs Edward Haley - accompanist

Professor Donald Francis Tovey - conductor

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1.  Overture to "Oberon" ... Weber

2.  Aria (with orchestra), "Air des Adieux" (Jeanne d'Arc) ... Tchaikovsky
  Miss Olga Haley

3.  Symphony no. 4 in E minor, op. 98 ... Brahms

4.  Songs:- 
  1.  "Soft-footed snow" ... Sigurd Lie
  2.  "The Daffodils" ... Easthope Martin

5.  Variations for Orchestra, op. 35 ... Elgar

Group/Ensemble: 

Performance Type:

Programme: 
16 page booklet
Programme Notes: 

Programme notes by Professor Donald Francis Tovey

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Subscriptions for the series of six concerts, 28/-, 20/6, 12/-, 7/6; Single concert Tickets: 5/9, 4/9, 3/3, 2/4; Programme Price: sixpence
Publicity and Reviews: 

The Reid Orchestral Concerts 1917-1918- Second season
The subscriptions for the series of six concerts will be:
Reserved area and front row of gallery, 25/- plus £3/- (Government tax) = £28/-
Reserved gallery and side seats, 18/- plus 2/6 (Government tax) = 20/6
Unreserved gallery and side seats, 10/6 plus 1/6 (Government tax) = 12/-
Unreserved under gallery, 6/6 plus 1/- (Government tax) = 7/6
Last year's subscribers will have the option of retaking their seats up to Monday, November 12th.  New subscribers should make immediate application.  Orders for seats by post will be immediately attended to, and seats selected in the best available positions.  Subscriptions are payable in advance.  Tickets for single concerts will be on sale on Saturday, 24th November.
Tickets available from Messrs Paterson & Sons, 27 George Street, Edinburgh.  Telegrams "Music, Edinburgh", Telephone Central 97

Printed in the back of the programme for this concert there was also a notice:
On Wednesday, December 5th, 1917, at 4.30 pm, in the
Music Class Room, Professor Tovey will give a Free
Public Lecture on THE ORCHESTRA being the fourth of his Course of Eight fortnightly lectures
on subjects suggested by Programmes of the Historical
Concerts and of the Reid Orchestra.

Printer(s): 
David Macdonald, 74 Hanover Street, Edinburgh