Saturday Night Concert

Saturday, October 6, 1945
7.00 pm.
1945-46 season, 1st concert



Dr John Fairbairn - leader of the orchestra
Muir Mathieson - guest conductor

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Fanfares for an occasion ... Arthur Bliss

2. Overture to the opera "The merry wives of Windsor" ... Nicolai

3. Symphony no. 8 (the unfinished symphony) ... Schubert

       Allegro moderato
       Andante con moto

4. March Slav ... Tschaikowsky


5. Suite: "The water music" ... Handel (arranged by Harty)

6. Valse Triste ... Sibelius

7. Music from contemporary films:

       (a) March "Desert Victory" ... William Alwyn
       (b) "The First Waltz" and "The Lancers" ("On Approval") ... William Alwyn
       (c) Prelude to "49th Parallel" ... Vaughan Williams
       (d) Interlude and march "Malta G.C." ... Arnold Bax

8. Polovtsienne dances (from the opera "Prince Igor") ... Borodin

Performance Type:

4-page programme
Programme Notes: 

The programme notes are unsigned and do not cover Tchaikovsky's 'March Slav', Sibelius' 'Valse Triste' or Borodin's 'Polovtsienne Dances'.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Programme price: threepence
Publicity and Reviews: 

On p.4:
- Orchestral list
- Programme for second concert of the series, Saturday 13 October 1945