Reid Orchestral Concert

Thursday, January 31, 1929
8.00 pm.
66th session, 13th season, 5th concert



Dame Ethel Smyth, Mus.Doc. - conductor
Miss Mary Grierson, Mus.Doc. - conductor
Professor Donald Francis Tovey - conductor and solo pianoforte
Mr Watt Jupp - leader of the orchestra
Elsie Suddaby
Millicent Russell
Parry Jones
Stuart Robertson
W. Greenhouse Allt, MusB. - organist
Choir partly drawn from St Giles' cathedral choir


Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Overture to "Die Zauberflöte" ... Mozart

2. Symphonic variations, "Normandy," for pianoforte and orchestra ... Somervell


3. Mass in D ... Ethel Smyth

Performance Type:

20-page booklet
Programme Notes: 

By D.F.T.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Programme Price: one shilling
Publicity and Reviews: 

Toni (gowns, hats, lingerie)
Paterson, Sons & Co. Ltd (music shop): 27 George Street, Edinburgh
Professor Tovey's Sunday concerts
Charles Wellby (violin maker): 2 Teviot Place, Edinburgh
R. W. Pentland (music shop): 28 Frederick Street, Edinburgh
W. & J. Inglis' Footwear
Methven Simpson Ltd (music shop): 83 Princes Street, Edinburgh

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

David Macdonald Ltd., 74 Hanover Street

On Monday 9 November 1931, Tovey played the Somervell Variations with the Scottish Orchestra at the Usher Hall, under the baton of Basil Cameron.  Tovey gave permission for the programme note used for this concert to be reprinted for the 1931 concert.