BPO Classics Repertoire 1940-41

Kleinhans Music Hall Dedication Concert
12 October 1940
Bach/Autori - Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Beethoven - Violin Concerto in D major, op.61
Brahms - Symphony No.1 in C minor, op.68
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Eudice Shapiro, violinist

7 November 1940
Weber - Oberon: Overture
Bach - Concerto in A minor for Four Pianos
Stravinsky - Firebird Suite
Sibelius - Symphony No.2 in D major, op.43
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Frances Louise Barrell, pianist
    Lydia Hoffman-Behrendt, pianist
    Anna Kowalska, pianist
    Eva Rautenberg, pianist

21 November 1940
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Overture
Wagner - Die Walküre: Du bist der lenz
Wagner - Tannhäuser: Dich theure halle
Wagner - Siegfried Idyll
Wagner - Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries
Wagner - Götterdämerung: Siegfried's Rhine Journey
Wagner - Götterdämerung: Siegfried's Funeral March
Wagner - Götterdämerung: Immolation Scene
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Beal Hober, soprano

5 December 1940
Haydn - Symphony No.88 in G major
Bach - Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor
Copland - Outdoor Overture
Chopin - Krakowiak, op.14
Respighi - Pines of Rome
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Lily Dymont, pianist

9 January 1941
Mozart - Symphony No.35 in D major, K.385 "Haffner"
Handel - Oboe Concerto
Bax - Tintagel
Barlow - Winter's Passed
Rimsky-Korsakoff - Capriccio Espagnol, op.34
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Ezra Kotzin, oboist

23 January 1941
Toch - Pinocchio "A Merry Overture"
Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto in D major, op.35
Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Brahms - Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op.56a
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Erica Morini, violinist

6 February 1941
Beethoven - Overture to Egmont
Beethoven - Symphony No.4 in B-flat major, op.60
Beethoven - Symphony No.5 in C minor, op.67
    Franco Autori, conductor

20 February 1941
Bach, C.P.E. - Symphony No.3 in F major
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, op.58
Brahms - Symphony No.4 in E minor, op.98
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Rudolf Serkin, pianist

6 March 1941
Gluck - Iphigenia in Aulis: Overture
Brahms - Violin Concerto in D major, op.77
Weinberger - Prelude and Fugue on Dixie
Griffes - The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan
Wagner - Tannhäuser: Overture
    Albert Spaulding, violinist

20 March 1941
Brahms - Academic Festival Overture, op.80
Mozart - Piano Concerto No.27 in B-flat major, K.595
Barber - Adagio for Strings
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.5 in E minor, op.64
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Webster Aiken, pianist

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