Reid Orchestral Concert

Saturday, May 12, 1917
3.00 pm
First season/second concert

Second concert by the Reid Orchestra


Professor Donald Francis Tovey - solo pianist and conductor

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Overture to Egmont, op. 84 ... Beethoven

2. Carnaval for pianoforte solo, op. 9 ... Schumann
  Professor Donald Francis Tovey

3.  Symphony in C major (Köchel's catalogue no. 551) ... Mozart

4.  Concerto in E flat for pianoforte and orchestra, op. 73 ... Beethoven
   [Professor Tovey combining the role of pianist and conductor]


Performance Type:

Programme Notes: 

Programme includes a portrait of Donald Francis Tovey after a painting by Laszlo

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Subscriptions for the series of four concerts, 17/6, 12/6, 6/6, 4/3; Single concert Tickets: 5/3, 4/3, 2/2, 1/8; Programme Price: sixpence
Publicity and Reviews: 

A review of the concert appeared in The Scotman on Monday 14 May 1917.  The review commented that this concert was better supported than the opening concert and that it was pleasing "to find the public apparently so ready to embrace the opportunity afforded of hearing some good music."     It was also noted that Professor Tovey led the piano concerto from the keyboard.


Tickets offered for four areas of the Music Hall:  Reserved area and front row of gallery, Reserved gallery and side seats, Unreserved gallery and side seats, Unreserved under gallery and orchestra.   Subscriptions are for the series of four concerts (including Government tax) and are payable in advance.   Orders for seats by post will be immediately attended to, and seats selected in the best available positions.
Tickets for single concerts will be on sale on Saturday 28th April. 
Tickets available from Messrs Paterson & Sons, 27 George Street, Edinburgh