Reid Orchestral Concert

Saturday, February 17, 1940
2.30 pm.
24th season, 6th concert



Dr Mary Grierson - conductor

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Overture, "Oberon" ... Weber

2. Symphony in D minor ... César Franck

3. Rhapsodie in G minor ... Dvorák

4. (a) Minuets, K. 601 ... Mozart

    (b) Deutsche Tänze, K. 567 ... Mozart

5. Overture, "Die Fledermaus" ... J. Strauss

Performance Type:

4-page programme
Programme Notes: 

There are no programme notes.

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

On p.2 - advert for the seventh concert of the series on Saturday 2 March, conductor Sir Hamilton Harty, to include Brahms' symphony no. 1 in C minor. There is also an advert for the fifth concert of the chamber music series on Saturday 24 February. The venue is advertised as the Royal Scottish Academy Galleries, the Mound, in conjunction with the exhibition of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Water-Colours. Programme to include two works by Bach: Brandenburg concert no. 2 and the Magnificat. Special joint ticket, 2s 6d (admitting to concert and exhibition).

David Macdonald Ltd., 74 Hanover Street, Edinburgh, 2

On p.1 - A.R.P. (air raid precaution) notice: There is complete Air Raid accommodation in the basement of the Hall and the corridors. Shelters are also available at the West End (St John's Church) and in Rutland Square. In the event of an air raid an announcement will be made from the platform.

There is no indication in the programme that any works by General Reid were performed on this occasion and that it was an annual Reid concert.