Reid Orchestral Concert

Thursday, March 19, 1931
8.00 pm.
68th session, 15th season, 8th concert



Professor Donald Francis Tovey - conductor
Mr Watt Jupp - solo violinist and leader of the orchestra

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 


1. Tragic Overture, op. 81 ... Brahms

2. Symphony no. 1, in D major, op. 65 ... Dvořák


3. Fourth Brandenburg concerto, for violin, in G major ... Bach

4. Fantasia-variations on a Norfolk folksong, for orchestra, op. 45 ... Ernest Walker

5. Academic festival overture, op. 80 ... Brahms

Orchestra/Chorus Listing: 

Performance Type:

28-page booklet
Programme Notes: 

By D.F.T.

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

Programme booklet contains a "List of works performed by the Reid Symphony Orchestra (excluding solo and unaccompanied choral works)", together with an orchetral list of The Reid Symphony Orchestra for the 1930-31 season: includes 13 first and 13 second violins; 8 violas; 9 cellos; and 6 basses.

Leafelt inside the programme headed, Reid Symphony Orchestra:  It is hoped that a Repeat Performance of Bach's Mass in B minor [given on 5 March 1931] to be conducted by Professor Tovey may be arranged for Friday 22 May, further details will be announced later.

David Macdonald Ltd., Edinburgh

The symphony no. 1 by Dvořák performed at this concert is the one now numbered no. 6, op. 60. The reference to it being op. 65 may be a mistake or, more likely, the number assigned to it by the particular publisher of the score and parts Tovey was using.