Reid Orchestral Concert

Saturday, February 11, 1922
8.00 pm.
59th session, 6th season, 2nd concert

Although the concert includes General Reid's sixth solo sonata, it does not appear to be the annual Reid concert, which took place on Saturday 18 February 1922.



Mr Charles Draper - clarinet
Miss Dorothy Silk - singer
Professor Donald Francis Tovey - conductor

The leader of the orchestra is not given, but the programme for the last concert of the season (11 March 1922) records the leader's name as Mr Ritter and the vice-leader's name as Mr W. W. Jupp.

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Third symphony in F major, op. 90 ... Brahms

2. Aria, "Süsser Trost" (comfort sweet), from church cantata no. 151 ... Bach
Miss Dorothy Silk

3. Sixth solo sonata ... General Reid
Clarinet - Mr Charles Draper

----- interval of ten minutes -----

4. Concerto in A major for clarinet and orchestra (K. 622) ... Mozart
Clarinet - Mr Charles Draper

5. Ave Maria ... Bruch
Miss Dorothy Silk

6. Hungarian Dances, from the fourth book ... Brahms orchestrated by Dvořák


Performance Type:

16-page booklet
Programme Notes: 

By D.F.T.    The full text of both the both items is included in the programme.
Professor Tovey has also included a facsimile of the two pages of the Solo VI by General Reid, accompanied the words:
"General Reid especially mentioned in his will the possibility of playing his solos on a clarinet.  From his point of view Mozart was a modern composer whose development of the clarinet was still a novelty.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Subscription prices of the six concerts (inc. tax): Grand Tier £1. 12/-; Area 14/-; Upper Tier 7/6. Programme Price: one shilling
Publicity and Reviews: 

On the inside back page - list of Saturday concerts for the remainder of the season.

On the outside back page - advertisement for the music shop, Paterson, Sons & Co. Ltd.

David Macdonald Ltd., 74 Hanover Street