BPO Classics Repertoire 2008-09

27 September 2008
Berlioz - Roman Carnival Overture
Respighi - Roman Festivals
Bruch - Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, op.26
    JoAnn Falletta, conductor
    Itzhak Perlman, violin

3, 4 October 2008
Prokofiev - Overture on Hebrew Themes
Tchaikovsky - Rococo Variations
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.6 in B minor, op.74 "Pathetique"
    JoAnn Falletta, conductor
    Roman Mekinulov, cello

18, 19 October 2008
Rossini - Barber of Seville: Overture
Corigliano - Phantasmagoria
Corigliano - Violin Concerto (Red Violin)
Beethoven - Symphony No.2 in D major, op.36
    JoAnn Falletta, conductor
    Michael Ludwig, violin

1, 2 November 2008
Dohnanyi - Symphonic Minutes
Dohnanyi - Suite in F-sharp minor
Grieg - Piano Concerto in A minor, op.16
    JoAnn Falletta, conductor
    Enrica Ciccarelli, piano

15, 16 November 2008
Ives - Unanswered Question
Fauré - Requiem
Saint-Saëns - Symphony No.3 in C minor, op.78 "Organ"
    Maximiano Valdes, conductor
    Esther Heideman, soprano
    Timothy Mix, baritone
    Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus

29 November 2008
Gershwin - An American in Paris
Ravel - Piano Concerto in G
Poulenc - Sinfonietta
Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue
    Robert Franz, conductor
    Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

12, 13 December 2008
Holiday Classics
Rimsky-Korsakov - Christmas Eve Suite: Polonaise
Glazunov - The Seasons
Manfredini - Concerto Grosso, Op.3, No.12
Mendelssohn - Vom Himmel Hoch: Movements 1,5,6
Bizet - L'Arlesienne: Farandole
Bach - Christmas Oratorio: Jachzet frohlocket
Tschaikovsky - Nutcracker: March, Russian Dance, Waltz of the Flowers
Handel - Messiah: Sinfonie
Handel - Messiah: And the Glory of the Lord
Handel - Messiah: For unto us
Handel - Messiah: The trumpet shall sound
Handel - Messiah: Hallelujah Chorus
    JoAnn Falletta, conductor

24, 25 January 2009
Mozart - Symphony No.39 in E-flat major, K.543
Mozart - Symphony No.40 in G minor, K.550
Mozart - Symphony No.41 in C major, K.551 "Jupiter"
    Andreas Delfs, conductor

6, 7 February 2009
Taub - Psalm, for Cello and Orchestra
Ravel - Mother Goose Suite
Dohnanyi - Variations on a Nursery Tune
Bartok - Concerto for Orchestra
    JoAnn Falletta, conductor
    Eldar Nebolsin, piano
    Robert Haussman, cello

21 February 2009
Rogerson - A Prayer for Spring
Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet (excerpts)
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.5 in E-flat major, op.73 "Emperor"
    JoAnn Falletta, conductor
    André Watts, piano

21, 22 March 2009
Mendelssohn - Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave) op.26
Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto in E minor, op.64
Mendelssohn - Symphony No.5 in D major, op.107 "Reformation"
    Alvaro Cassuto, conductor
    Robert McDuffie, violin

4, 5 April 2009
Nielson - Helios Overture
Liszt - Piano Concerto No.1 in E-flat major
Dvorak - Symphony No.6 in D major, op.60
    Robert Franz, conductor
    Muza Rubackyte, piano

17, 18 April 2009
Wagner - The Flying Dutchman: Overture
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Introduction to Act III
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Dance of the Apprentices
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Procession of the Meistersingers
Wagner - Tristan und Isolde: Prelude & Liebestod
Wagner - Götterdämmerung: Rhine Journey
Wagner - Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Death & Funeral Music
Wagner - Das Rheingold: Entry of the Gods into Valhalla
    JoAnn Falletta, conductor
    Elizabeth Hogue, soprano

2, 3 May 2009
Brahms/Schoenberg - Piano Quartet
Brahms - Piano Concerto No.2 in B-flat major, op.83
    Bruno Ferrandis, Conductor
    Norman Krieger, piano

8, 9 May 2009
Schumann - Manfred Overture
Brahms - Violin Concerto in D major, op.77
Brahms - Symphony No.2 in D major, op.73
    JoAnn Falletta, conductor
    Elmar Oliviera, violin

30, 31 May 2009
Beethoven - Overture and Ballet Music from Creatures of Prometheus
Beethoven - Symphony No.3 in E-flat major, op.55 "Eroica"
    JoAnn Falletta, conductor

13, 14 June 2009
Mahler - Symphony No.2 in C minor "Resurrection"
    JoAnn Falletta, conductor
    Mary Wilson, soprano
    Stacey Rishoi, mezzo-soprano
    Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus
        Doreen Rao, director


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