Reid Orchestral Concert

Thursday, February 19, 1931
8.00 pm.
68th session, 15th season, 6th concert



Professor Donald Francis Tovey - conductor
Dame Ethel Smyth - conductor
Mr Watt Jupp - leader of the orchestra
Special choir
Elsie Suddaby
Stuart Robertson
Angela Pallas
Andrew Simpson

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Overture to "Der Fliegende Holländer" ... Wagner

2. The Prison, symphony for soprano and bass-baritone soli, chorus, and orchestra ... Ethel Smyth


3. Overture for the consecration of the house, op. 124 ... Beethoven

4. Cantata for the first Sunday after Easter (Sonntag Quasi-modozeniti), "Hold in affection Jesus Christ" ... J. S. Bach

Performance Type:

24-page booklet
Programme Notes: 

By D.F.T. except for Smyth's "The Prison" which includes a foreword and analysis by the composer.

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

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

David Macdonald Ltd., Edinburgh

According to the programme, "The Prison" was receiving its first performance conducted by the composer.

First Performance in World: 
The Prison, symphony for soprano and bass-baritone soli, chorus and orchestra