Reid Sunday Concert

Sunday, October 24, 1943
2.30 pm.
1943-44 season, 2nd concert



Dr Mary Grierson - conductor
Dr John Fairbairn - leader of the orchestra
Moiseiwitsch - solo pianoforte

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 


1. Overture: "Prometheus" ... Beethoven

2. Pianoforte concerto no. 2 in C minor ... Rachmaninoff
       Adagio sostenuto
       Allegro scherzando

3. Suite: "Peer Gynt" ... Grieg
       (a) the return of Peer Gynt
       (b) Solvejg's song
       (c) morning
       (d) in the hall of the mountain king

4. Two movements from "An Irish symphony" ... Hamilton Harty
       III. Lento: "In the Antrim Hills"
       IV. Con molto brio: "The 12th of July"

Performance Type:

4-page programme
Programme Notes: 

Brief programme notes by M.G. [Mary Grierson].

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Series Ticket (10 concerts) Grand Tier, £2.10/-; Area (Reserved) £2; Area (unreserved) £1.10/-; Upper Tier £1; Single Tickets: 5/-, 4/-, 3/- & 2/- from Paterson Sons & Co. Ltd., 27 George St. Programme price: sixpence
Publicity and Reviews: 

On page 4:
- Advert for the second Reid orchestral concert of the season on 6 November1943: Beethoven, 'Egmont' overture; Mozart, pianoforte concerto in A (K. 488); Sibelius, symphonic poem: "En Saga"; Beethoven, symphony no. 4 in B flat
- Advert for the third Reid Sunday concert on 31 October 1943: Arthur Benjamin, overture to an Italian comedy; Mozart, "Tutto e disposto" ("Figaro"); Mozart, "Papageno's aria" ("Magic Flute", act 1); Haydn, symphony in E flat ("Drum roll"); Maurice Johnstone, "Dover Beach"; Smetana, symphonic poem: "Vltava"
- Advert for vacancies for the Reid choir, conducted by Sidney Newman. Rehearsals Monday evenings at 7.30 pm in the Pollock Hall, Marshall Street
- Request for people to become a guarantor (minimum gurantee £2) for the present season
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.'


The Peer Gynt suite performed on this occasion is a selection from both suites no. 1 and no. 2.