Reid Orchestral Concert

Date: 
Thursday, October 22, 1936
Time: 
8.00 pm.
Season/No: 
74th session, 21st season, 1st concert

Venue:

Participant(s): 

Marie Thomson - singer
Sir Donald Tovey - conductor
Kenneth Anderson - leader of the orchestra

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Overture to Fidelio ... Beethoven

2. Fourth symphony ... Mahler

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3. Variations for orchestra on a theme by Haydn, op. 56a ... Brahms

4. Three Scots songs ... arranged by Ian Whyte
(a) There's nae luck aboot the hoose
(b) Willie's rare
(c) O where, tell me where?

5. Five Hungarian dances, book IV ... Brahms-Dvořák

Photo of the Reid Symphony Orchestra on p.3 of the programme.

Performance Type:

Programme: 
28-page booklet
Programme Notes: 

By D.F.T.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Season ticket (Special rate for Hon. members): Grand Tier £3 (£2.15/-); Area £2. 2/- (£1. 17/6) 18/-; Upper Tier 9/-; Single Ticket Rates from 1/6 to 5/9; Programme Price: one shilling
Publicity and Reviews: 

Season 1936-37 Concert Agents:
Paterson, Sons & Co. Ltd., 27 George Street
Methven Simpson, Ltd., 83 Princes Street
Rae, Macintosh & Co. Ltd., 39 George Street
James Stephen, 59 Lothian Road
Townsend & Thomson, 79 George Street

Advertisements:
Townsend & Thomson (music shop): 79 George Street, Edinburgh
Maitland Radio Limited
Alex Scott (wool shop)

Four historical concerts in the university music class room.
On the inside back page - list of Thursday concerts for the remainder of the season.


 

 

Printer(s): 
David Macdonald Ltd., Edinburgh
Notes: 

It is not clear from the programme whether the three Scots songs had piano or orchestral accompaniment; there is also no mention of a singer.