Reid Orchestral Concert

Date: 
Saturday, December 6, 1941
Time: 
2.30 pm.
Season/No: 
26th season, 4th concert

Venue:

Participant(s): 

Sidney Newman - conductor
Dr John Fairbairn - leader of the orchestra
Antonia Butler - solo violoncello

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Tragic overture (op. 81) ... Brahms

        Allegro non troppo, leading to
        Molto piu moderato, leading to
        Tempo primo

2. Violoncello concerto in E minor (op. 85) ... Elgar

        Adagio, leading to
        Moderato, leading to
        Allegro molto
        Adagio
        Allegro

3. Symphonic poem, "Vltava" ... Smetana

INTERVAL

4. Symphony no. 7 in A major (op. 92) ... Beethoven

      Poco sostenuto, leading to
      Vivace
      Allegretto
      Presto
      Allegro con brio

Performance Type:

Programme: 
4-page programme
Programme Notes: 

Unsigned programme notes for all four items.

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

On p.1 - A.R.P. (air raid precaution) 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 p.4 - Skeleton programmes for the 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th concerts of the Reid Orchestral Concert series.