Reid Orchestral Concert

Date: 
Saturday, January 29, 1944
Time: 
2.30 pm.
Season/No: 
1943-44, 28th season, 7th concert

Venue:

Participant(s): 

Sidney Newman - conductor
Dr John Fairbairn - leader of the orchestra

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. Symphony no. 5 in D major ... Vaughan Williams

       Preludio (moderato - allegro - moderato)
       Scherzo (presto)
       Romanza (lento)
       Passacaglia

INTERVAL

3. Overture: "Karelia" (op. 10) ... Sibelius

4. "Whythorne's Shadow" from two pieces for small orchestra ... Moeran

5. Slavonic dances (from op. 46) ... Dvorak

       no. 2. Allegretto scherzando
             3. Poco allegro
             1. Presto

Performance Type:

Programme: 
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 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 Reid orchestral concert on 12 February and Reid Sunday concerts on 30 January and 6 February.
Advert for a Edinburgh Music Club concert on 25 February featuring the Griller string quartet.