Reid Orchestral Concert

Date: 
Thursday, November 3, 1955
Time: 
7.30 pm.
Season/No: 
1955-56 season, 2nd concert
Participant(s): 

Dr John Fairbairn - leader of the orchestra
Sidney Newman - conductor
Frederick Grinke - violin soloist
Robert Cooper - violin soloist

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Overture: "Tancredi" ... Rossini

      Andante marcato - allegro

2. Concerto for violin and small orchestra ... Kenneth Leighton

     Allegro con brio (molto ritmico)
     Intermezzo: moderato con moto
     Scherzo: allegro molto e nervoso
     Epilogo: lento sostenuto ed intenso

3. Scherzo in G minor ... Mendelssohn

INTERVAL

4. Concerto in D minor for two violins ... J. S. Bach

    Vivace
    Largo ma non tanto
    Allegro

5. Symphony no. 8 in F major ... Beethoven

    Allegro con brio
    Allegretto
    Tempo di menuetto
    Allegro

Performance Type:

Programme: 
4-page programme
Programme Notes: 

Programme notes by S.T.M.N. except for the Beethoven symphony, which are signed M.G. The notes concerning the concerto by Kenneth Leighton are significant and include some biographical detail as well as information on the work itself.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Programme price: one shilling
First Performance in Scotland: 
Concerto for violin and orchestra, opus 12