University of Edinburgh Quatercentenary Concert

Thursday, October 6, 1983
8 pm

Concert in celebration of the 400th anniversary of the University of Edinburgh, 1583-1983 

Edinburgh University 1583-1983 - 400th anniversary
​Quatercentenary celebrations public concert
featuring the first performance of 'Sinfonia Accademica' commissioned by the University and the Scottish Arts Council for Peter Maxwell Davies


The Scottish Chamber Orchestra
John Tunnell - leader

Colin Kingsley - piano
Peter Evans - piano
Edward Harper - conductor

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 


Intrada after Monteverdi ... Edward Harper
 (orchestral version - first performance) 

Concerto in E flat for two pianos and orchestra, K.365 ... Mozart

Sinfonietta Academica ... Peter Maxwell Davies
 (commissioned to celebrate the Quatercentenary 
   of the University of Edinburgh - first performance)

Symphony no. 3 in A minor, 'Scottish' ... Mendelssohn


Performance Type:

Programme Notes: 

No information available.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Tickets £4 (£2.50 students and OAPs) from Information Office, Old College, South Bridge, or Faculty of Music, Alison House, Nicolson Square.
Publicity and Reviews: 

Yellow Poster and ticket:
Edinburgh University 1583-1883 - 400th anniversary
Quatercentenary celebrations public concert

The University of Edinburgh gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Scottish Arts Council, Readers' Digest & Bartholomews in mounting this concert

[Reid] Professor: 
University of Edinburgh

'The Principal of the University and the Dean of the Faculty of Music have much pleasure in inviting you to Edinburgh University's 400th Anniversary Concert on Thursday 6 October 1983 in the Reid Concert Hall, Bristo Square.
Wine and light refreshments will be served at the Hall from 7 pm.
Please complete and return the form below by Friday 30 September 1983' ... 

First Performance in World: 
Intrada after Monteverdi
Sinfonietta Accademica