BPO Classics Repertoire 1943-44

2 November 1943
Brahms - Academic Festival Overture, op.80
Sibelius - Violin Concerto in D minor, op.47
Creston - Chant of 1942
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.5 in E minor, op.64
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Carroll Glenn, violinist

16 November 1943
Schubert - Symphony No.5 in B-flat major
Rossini/Britten - Soirées musicales
Verdi - La Forza del Destino: Pace, pace, mio dio
Massenet - Manon: Gavotte
Spiritual - Walk With Me (arr. Kostelanetz)
Gershwin - Porgy and Bess: Summertime
Gershwin - Porgy and Bess: Ma Man's Gone Now
Strauss, R. - Death and Transfiguration, op.24
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Anne Brown, soprano

30 November 1943
Wagner - Tannhäuser: Overture
Grieg - Piano Concerto in A minor, op.16
Grainger - Colonial Song of Australia
Grainger - Shepherd's Hey
Respighi - Pines of Rome
        Percy Grainger, composer, pianist, conductor

21 December 1943
Handel - Messiah
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Edna Schefline, soprano
    Ruth Koehler, alto
    Kenneth Gill, tenor
    Bertram Rowe, baritone
    Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus

18 January 1944
Herrmann - For the Fallen (Berceuse)
Mozart - Piano Concerto No.20 in D minor, K.466
Brahms - Symphony No.4 in E minor, op.98
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Sondra Bianca, pianist

1 February 1944
Stringfield - Dance of the Frogs
Mozart - Symphony No.35 in D major, K.385 "Haffner"
Giorando - Caro Mio Ben
Handel - Si, tra i ceppi from Berenice
Bloch - Schelomo, A Hebrew Rhapsody
Mussorgsky - Boris Goudonov: Aria, Monologue and Hallucination Scene
Mussorgsky - Boris Goudonov: Death Scene
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Overture
    Franco Autori, conductor
   Alexander Kipnis, bass-baritone
    Rudolf Dolbin, cellist

15 February 1944
Barber - Adagio for Strings
Cornelissen - Serenade Enfantine, op.33
Franck - Symphony in D minor
    Arnold Cornelissen, composer, conductor

29 February 1944
Weber - Oberon: Overture
Serly - Colonial Pageant
Ravel - Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.6 in B minor, op.74 "Pathetique"
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Paul Wittgenstein, pianist

7 March 1944
Mozart - Symphony No.40 in G minor, K.550
Lalo - Cello Concerto in D minor
Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Beethoven - Leonore Overture No.3, op.72
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Luigi Silva, cellist

21 March 1944
Bach - Suite No.3 in D major
Beethoven - Symphony No.9 in D minor, op.125 "Chorale"
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Gertrude Lutzi, soprano
    Doris Howe Brumberg, alto
    Kenneth Gill, tenor
    Bertram Rowe, baritone
    Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus

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