Reid Orchestral Concert

Date: 
Thursday, May 7, 1942
Time: 
7.00 pm.
Season/No: 
26th season, 9th concert

Venue:

Participant(s): 

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

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Overture, "The Hebrides", op. 26 ... Mendelssohn

2. Violin concerto in D minor, op. 47 ... Sibelius

      Allegro moderato
      Adagio di molto
      Allegro, ma non tanto

3. "A song before sunrise" ... Delius

     "On hearing the first cuckoo in spring" ... Delius

INTERVAL

4. Symphony in D major, no. 1, op. 63 ... Dvorák

     Allegro non tanto
     Adagio
     Scherzo (furiant): presto
     Finale. Allegro con spirito

Performance Type:

Programme: 
4-page programme
Programme Notes: 

Unsigned programme notes concerning items 1 and 2 only.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Tickets: 1/6 to 5/-. Programme price: threepence
Publicity and Reviews: 

On page 1:
ARP 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.'

On page 4:
Provisional programmes for concerts on 13, 21 and 28 May.


 

Notes: 

From the overall key of the work and the movement titles, the Dvorak symphony performed on this occasion appears to have been no. 6 in D major (op. 60).