BPO Classics Repertoire 1941-42

18 November 1941
Beethoven - Leonore Overture No.3, op.72
Strauss, R. - Death and Transfiguration, op.24
Franck - Symphony in D minor
    Franco Autori, conductor

2 December 1941
Britten - Simple Symphony
Hindemith - Mathis der Maler
Haydn - Cello Concerto in D major
Strauss, R. - Der Rosenkavalier: Waltzes
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Joseph Schuster, cellist

16 December 1941
Bach/Autori - Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No.1 in B-flat minor, op.23
Fernandez - Batuque
Delius - A Walk to the Paradise Garden
Stravinsky - Firebird Suite
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Leonard Shure, pianist

6 January 1942
Bach, C.P.E. - Symphony No.3 in C major
Barber - Symphony in One Movement
Rimsky-Korsakoff - Sheherazade, op.35
    Franco Autori, conductor

20 January 1942
Boyce - Symphony No.1 in B-flat
Glazunov - Violin Concerto in A minor, op.82
Bernard Rogers - The Supper at Emmaus
Brahms - Symphony No.1 in C minor, op.68
    Mishel Piastro, violinist
    Franco Autori, conductor

3 February 1942
Wagner - Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III
Wagner - Parsifal: Good Friday Music
Wagner - Die Walküre: Wotan's Farewell and Magic Fire Music
Wagner - Tristan and Isolde: Prelude and Love-Death
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Overture
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Cathedral Chorus
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Prelude to Act III
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Hans Sach's Monologue: Whan! Whan!
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Dance of the Apprentices
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Entrance of the Mastersingers
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Homage to Hans Sachs
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Hans Sach's Exhortation and Finale
    Franco Autori, conductor
    David Blair McClosky, baritone
    Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus

17 February 1942
Mozart - The Marriage of Figaro: Overture
Beethoven - Violin Concerto in D major, op.61
Debussy - Two Nocturnes
Debussy - Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Wagner - Tannhäuser: Overture
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Joseph Szigeti, violinist

3 March 1942
Rimsky-Korsakoff - Russian Easter Overture
Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf
Shostakovich - Symphony No.5 in D minor, op.47
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Stanley D.Travis, narrator

17 March 1942
Haydn - Symphony No.7 in C major "Le midi"
Brahms - Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op.56a
Grainger - Irish Tune from County Derry
Barber - Essay for Orchestra
Beethoven - Symphony No.7 in A minor, op.92
    Franco Autori, conductor

31 March 1942
Gluck - Iphigenia in Aulis: Overture
Brahms - Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor, op.15
Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on A Theme by Thomas Tallis
Rimsky-Korsakoff - Capriccio Espagnol, op.34
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Rudolf Serkin, pianist

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