Reid Orchestral Concert

Date: 
Thursday, October 21, 1954
Time: 
7.30 pm.
Season/No: 
1954-55 season, 1st concert
Participant(s): 

Dr John Fairburn - leader of the orchestra and solo violin
Sidney Newman - conductor
Beryl Seal - solo flute
Hans Gal - solo pianoforte

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Concerto grosso in F, op. 6, no. 9 ... Handel

      Largo
      Allegro
      Larghetto
      Allegro
      Minuet
      Gigue

2. Concerto in A minor for pianoforte, flute and violin ... J. S. Bach

     Allegro
     Adagio, ma non tanto, e dolce
     Allabreve

3. Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis ... Vaughan Williams

INTERVAL

4. A symphony for strings ... Gordon Jacob

    Andanate maestoso - allegro
    Andante espressivo
    Allegro molto vivace

5. Serenade for strings, op. 48 ... Tschaikowsky

    Andante non troppo - allegro moderato
    Walse
    Elegie
    Finale (tema russo)

 

Performance Type:

Programme: 
4-page programme
Programme Notes: 

Brief notes on all the items by S. T. M. N.

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

The leader of the orchestra and violin soloist on this occasion was almost certainly Dr John Fairbairn, whose name is spelt 'Fairburn' on the programme.