Reid Sunday Concert

Sunday, October 31, 1943
2.30 pm.
1943-44 season, 3rd concert



Dr John Fairbairn - leader of the orchestra
Sidney Newman - conductor
Roy Henderson - baritone

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 


1. Overture to an Italian comedy ... Arthur Benjamin

2. Two arias ... Mozart
       (a) Tutto e disposto (Figaro)
       (b) The bird-catcher's song (Magic Flute)

3. Symphony no. 103 in E flat (the "Drum Roll") ... Haydn
        Adagio - allegro con spirito
        Allegro con spirito

4. "Dover Beach" for baritone solo and orchestra ... Maurice Johnstone

5. Symphonic poem: "Vltava" ... Smetana

Performance Type:

4-page programme
Programme Notes: 

Programme notes by S.T.M.N.

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 on 6 November 1943: 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 fourth Reid Sunday concert on 7 November1943: Cornelius, overture: "Barber of Baghdad"; Dvorak, violoncello concerto; Brahms, serenade in D
- 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.'