Reid Orchestral Concert

Date: 
Saturday, February 12, 1944
Time: 
2.30 pm.
Season/No: 
1943-44, 28th season, 8th concert

Venue:

Participant(s): 

Sidney Newman - conductor
Dr John Fairbairn - leader of the orchestra
Myra Hess - solo pianoforte

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Overture: "Melusine" ... Mendelssohn

2. Pianoforte concerto no.1 in D minor (op. 15) ... Brahms

        Maestoso
        Adagio
        Allegro non troppo

INTERVAL

3. Serenade in E minor (op. 20) for string orchestra ... Elgar

         Allegro piacevole
         Larghetto
         Allegretto

4. Symphony no. 5 in E flat major (op. 82) ... Sibelius

        Tempo molto moderato - largamente - allegro moderato - presto
        Andante mosso; quasi allegretto
        Allegro molto

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:
Advert for the 4th chamber music concert of the season (Edinburgh Music Club) on 25 February, featuring the Griller string quartet.