BPO Classics Repertoire 1947-48


18 November 1947
Elgar - Enigma Variations, op.36
Dvorak - Scherzo Capriccioso, op.66
Brahms - Symphony No.2 in D major, op.73
    William Steinberg, conductor


2 December 1947
Schuman, W. - Symphony No.4
Schumann - Piano Concerto in A minor, op.54
Sibelius - Symphony No.1 in E minor, op.39
    William Steinberg, conductor
    Menahem Pressler, pianist


16 December 1947
Haydn - Symphony No.99 in E-flat major
Mozart - Violin Concerto No.4 in D major, K.218
Beethoven - Symphony No.7 in A major, op.92
    William Steinberg, conductor
    Max Miller, violinist


6 January 1948
Kabalevsky - Colas Breugnon: Overture
Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet, Suite No.3
Debussy - Nocturnes: Nuages; Fêtes
Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No.1
Rimsky-Korsakoff - Sheherazade, op.35
    William Steinberg, conductor


20 January 1948
Vaughan Williams - Overture to The Wasps
Dvorak - Cello Concerto in B minor, op.104
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.4 in F minor, op.36
    William Steinberg, conductor
    Zara Nelsova, cellist


3 February 1948
Wagner - Tristan and Isolde: Preludes to Acts I and II
Wagner - Götterdämerung: Siegfried's Rhine Journey
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Prize Song
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Prelude to Act III
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Dance of the Apprentices
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Entrance of the Masters
    Dorothy Dow, soprano
    Eunice Alberts, contralto
    Set Svanholm, tenor
    Desire Ligeti, bass
    William Steinberg, conductor


17 February 1948
Corelli - Concerto Grosso No.8 in G minor "Christmas Concerto"
Carpenter - Adventures in a Perambulator
Griffes - The White Peacock, op.7, No.1
Hanson - Symphony No.2 "Romantic"
    Howard Hanson, guest conductor


2 March 1948
Mozart - Symphony No.35 in D major, K.385 "Haffner"
Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor, op.30
Strauss, R. - Death and Transfiguration, op.24
    William Steinberg, conductor
    Vladimir Horowitz, pianist


16 March 1948
Cornelius - The Barber of Bagdad: Overture
Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto in E minor, op.64
Schumann - Symphony No.2 in C major, op.61
    William Steinberg, conductor
    Zino Francescatti, violinist


23 March 1948
Bach - St. Matthew Passion
    William Steinberg, conductor

    Anne Bollinger, soprano
    Herta Glaz, contralto
    Joseph Posner, baritone
    George London, bass
    Buffalo Oratorio Chorus, Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Cameron Baird, director
    Squire Haskin, organ
    Ernst Victor Wolff, harpsichord


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