Reid Orchestral Concert

Friday, October 5, 1945
7.30 pm.
30th season, 1st concert



Dr John Fairbairn - leader of the orchestra
Sidney Newman - conductor
Thibaud - solo violin

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Symphonic poem, "Don Juan", op. 20 ... Strauss

2. Symphonie Espagnole (for violin and orchestra), op. 21 ... Lalo

3. "Brigg Fair" - an English rhapsody ... Delius


4. Symphony no. 2 in D ... Sibelius

       Allegretto - poco allegro
       Tempo andante ma rubato
       Vivacissimo - lento e suave - tempo primo - lento, leading to
       Finale: allegro moderato

Performance Type:

4-page programme
Programme Notes: 

Programme notes by S.T.M.N.

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

On p.4: orchestral list plus the programme for the second concert of the series on 19 October 1945.


According to the prospectus for the first six concerts of the series, ticket prices were as follows:

                               Series of six      single concert
Grand tier A–B              40/-                   7/6            Reserved
Grand tier C-G             30/-                   6/-            Reserved
Area B                          25/-                   5/-            Reserved
Area A or C                  20/-                   3/6            Unreserved
Organ gallery               15/-                   2/6            Unreserved
Upper tier                    10/-                   2/-            Unreserved    

Tickets and all information from the local agents: Paterson's, 27 George Street