Reid Orchestral Concert

Date: 
Thursday, February 19, 1931
Time: 
8.00 pm.
Season/No: 
68th session, 15th season, 6th concert

Venue:

Participant(s): 

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

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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:

Programme: 
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.

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

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