Reid Orchestral Concert

Saturday, December 4, 1943
2.30 pm.
1943-44, 28th season, 4th concert



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

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Overture: "Iphigénie en Aulide" ... Gluck

2. Violin concerto in A minor ... Bach

       Allegro assai

3. Scherzo in G minor ... Mendelssohn

4. "The lark ascending" ... Vaughan Williams


5. Symphony no. 1 in A flat (op. 55) ... Elgar

       Andante: nobilmente e semplice - allegro
       Allegro molto
       Lento - allegro

Performance Type:

4-page programme
Programme Notes: 

Programme notes by S.T.M.N.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Serial Tickets for eight concerts (Single): Grand Tier 40/- (5/-); Area 32/- (4/-) and 24/- (3/-); Organ Gallery 20/-; (2/6) Upper Tier 16/- (2/-); 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 18 December and Reid Sunday concerts on 5 and 12 December.
Advert for the 3rd concert of the Edinburgh Music Club season on 28 January 1944.