BPO Classics Repertoire 1949-50

13, 15 November 1949
Bach/Respighi - Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor
Mozart - The Marriage of Figaro: Dove sono
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Overture
Glazunov - La primavera
Beethoven - Symphony No.5 in C minor, op.67
    William Steinberg, conductor
    Margaret Truman, soprano

27, 29 November 1949
Schubert - Symphony No.8 in B minor "Unfinished"
Haydn - Cello Concerto in D major
Strauss, R. - Don Juan, op.20
Barber - Cello Concerto, op.22
Berlioz - Rakoczy March
    William Steinberg, conductor
    Zara Nelsova, cellist

4, 6 December 1949
Verdi - Otello
    William Steinberg, conductor
    June Kelly, soprano
    Ardis Molitor, soprano
    Ramon Vinay, tenor
    Samuel Pascal, tenor
    John Priebe, tenor
    Giuseppe Valdengo, baritone
    Desire Ligeti, bass
        Buffalo Schola Cantorum, Buffalo Oratorio Chorus,
        Cameron Baird, director

18, 20 December 1949
Mozart - Symphony No.38 in D major, K.504 "Prague"
Schönberg - Theme and Variations in G minor, op.43b
Beethoven - Symphony No.3 in E-flat major, op.55 "Eroica"
    William Steinberg, conductor

15, 17 January 1950
Weber - Der Freischütz: Overture
Bartok - Violin Concerto No.2
Franck - Symphony in D minor
    William Steinberg, conductor
    Andries Roodenburg, violinist

29, 31 January 1950
Brahms - Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op.56a
Hindemith - Mathis der Maler
Beethoven - Violin Concerto in D major, op.61
    William Steinberg, conductor
    Jasha Heifetz, violinist

5, 7 February 1950
Gluck - Iphigenia in Aulis: Overture
Prokofiev - Classical Symphony in D major, op.25
Mendelssohn - Symphony No.4 in A major, op.90 "Italian"
Strauss, J.Jr. - Emperor Waltzes
    William Steinberg, conductor
    Gary Graffman, pianist

5, 7 March 1950
Weber - Euryanthe: Overture
Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Khachaturian - Masquerade Suite
Sibelius - Symphony No.2 in D major, op.43
    Sir Ernest MacMillan, guest conductor

19, 21 March 1950
Handel - Concerto Grosso in B minor, op.6, No.12
Wagenaar - Symphony No.4 (first movement)
Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No.1 in B-flat minor, op.23
Ravel - Rapsodie espagnole
    William Steinberg, conductor
    Seymour Lipkin, pianist
    Bernard Wagenaar, composer, conductor

26, 27 March 1950
Haydn - Symphony No.94 in G major "Surprise"
Beethoven - Ah Perfido, op.65
Mahler - Symphony No.7: Two Nocturnes (Nachtmusik)
Mozart - Non mir dir from Don Giovanni
Weber - Der Freischütz: Leise Leise Fromme Weise
Wagner - Götterdämerung: Siegfried's Rhine Journey
Wagner - Rienzi: Overture
    William Steinberg, conductor
    Eleanor Steber, soprano

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