Reid Orchestral Concert

Wednesday, November 10, 1926
8.00 pm.
64th session, 11th season, 1st concert

The distinguished composer Gustav Holst will conduct a selection of his own compositions in the second half of the Reid Concert programme on 10 November 1926.




Miss Mary Grierson - conductor
Mr Gustav Holst - visiting conductor
Mr Watt Jupp - leader of the orchestra
St Giles' cathedral choir
Miss Suzanne Stoneley - flute
Mr T. Greig -oboe

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Overture, "Prometheus" ... Beethoven

2. Second symphony in D major (op. 36) ... Beethoven

conductor - Miss Mary Grierson


3. Ballet music from "The Perfect Fool" (op. 39) ... Gustav Holst

4. A fugal concerto (op. 40, no. 2) ... Gustav Holst
  soloists:  Miss Suzanne Stoneley - flute and Mr T. Greig - oboe

5. "Ode to a Grecian urn," from choral symphony (op. 41) ... Gustav Holst
(With St Giles' Cathedral Choir, by kind permission of the Minister and Kirk Session)

6. St Paul's suite, op. 29, no. 2 ... Gustav Holst

7. Fugal overture for orchestra (op. 40, no. 1) ... Gustav Holst

conductor - Mr Gustav Holst


Orchestra/Chorus Listing: 

Performance Type:

20-page booklet
Programme Notes: 

By D.F.T.
Notes for Prometheus overture and St Paul's suite bear the initials M.G.


Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Special subscription rates for SEVEN Concerts from 8/- upwards. Programme Price: one shilling
Publicity and Reviews: 

On the inside back page - list of Wednesday and Thursday concerts for the remainder of the season.

Inside the programme booklet was inserted a sheet entitled "Professor Tovey in America"giving reviews of two concerts given by Professor Tovey in New York in October 1926.

David Macdonald Ltd., 74 Hanover Street

This concert was presented on a Wednesday evening rather than the usual Thursday evening as the first Thursday of the season was Armistice Day and the Usher Hall was consequently reserved on that date for the use of the British Legion.