Reid Orchestral Concert

Date: 
Thursday, October 20, 1955
Time: 
7.30 pm.
Season/No: 
1955-56 season, 1st concert
Participant(s): 

Dr John Fairbairn - leader of the orchestra
Sidney Newman - conductor
Barbara Delano Laing - solo soprano

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Concerto grosso in A minor (op. 6, no. 4) ... Handel

     Larghetto affettuoso
     Allegro
     Largo, e piano
     Allegro

2. Sinfonietta for string orchestra (op. 52) ... Roussel

3. "Les Illuminations" (op. 18) ... Britten

      Fanfare
      Villes
      Phrase - antique
      Royauté
      Marine
      Interlude
      Being Beautous
      Parade
      Départ

INTERVAL

4. Introduction and allegro (op. 47) ... Elgar

5. Serenade in E major (op. 22) ... Dvorák

Performance Type:

Programme: 
4-page programme
Programme Notes: 

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

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