Reid Orchestral Concert

Saturday, November 20, 1943
2.30 pm.
1943-44, 28th season, 3rd concert



Sidney Newman - conductor
Dr John Fairbairn - leader of the orchestra
Sophie Wyss - soprano

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Overture: "La Scala di Seta" ... Rossini

2. "Les Illuminations" for voice and string orchestra ... Britten

3. Ballet music from "Rosamunde" ... Schubert


4. Pastoral symphony ... Vaughan Williams

      1. Molto moderato
      2. Lento moderato
      3. Moderato pesante - presto
      4. Lento - moderato maestoso

5. "Jupiter - the bringer of jollity" (from "The Planets") ... Holst

Performance Type:

4-page programme
Programme Notes: 

Programme notes by S.T.M.N. concerning items 1, 2 and 4 only.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Programme price: sixpence
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:
Programmes for a Reid orchestral concert on 4 December and a Reid Sunday concert on 21 November.