Reid Orchestral Concert

Saturday, February 1, 1941
2.30 pm.
25th season, 5th concert



Dr Mary Grierson - conductor
Dr John Fairbairn - leader of the orchestra
Myra Hess - solo pianoforte

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Overture to "Prometheus" ... Beethoven

2. Pianoforte concerto no. 5, in E fat (op. 73) ... Beethoven

3. Symphony no. 6 in C major ... Schubert

4. Symphonic variations for pianoforte and orchestra ... César Franck

5. Overture to "The Bartered Bride" ... Smetana

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.3 - advert for the sixth concert of the series (special "Reid" concert to include Reid's 'The Garb of old gaul', Beethoven's Egmont overture, Tovey's pianoforte concerto, Elgar's Enigma variations and Ireland's London overture), Saturday 15 February at 2.30 pm, conducted by Sir Adrian Boult.

On the outside back page - advert for a concert in aid of the Lord mayor's national air raid distress fund (Sunday 2 February at 3 pm), no programme details given; and an advert for a performance of Mozart's Requiem, performed by the Edinburgh Bach Society's choir assisted by members of the Reid symphony orchestra, conducted by Dr Mary Grierson (Saturday 8 February 1941 at 2.30 pm).


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.