BPO Classics Repertoire 1952-53

15, 16 November 1952
Beethoven - Symphony No.7 in A major, op.92
Copland - Clarinet Concerto
Weber - Concertino for Clarinet
Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
    Izler Solomon, conductor in residence
    Benny Goodman, clarinetist

30 November, 2 December 1952
Weber - Euryanthe: Overture
Barber - Symphony in One Movement, op.26
Mozart - Symphony No.35 in D major, K.385 "Haffner"
Bruch - Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, op.26
    Milton Katims, guest conductor
    Yehudi Menuhin, violinist

14, 16 December 1952
Rossini - Italian in Algiers: Overture
Gould - Spirituals for String Choir and Orchestra
Chopin - Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, op.21
Brahms - Symphony No.1 in C minor, op.68
    Milton Katims, guest conductor
    Eugene Istomin, pianist

11, 12 January 1953
Mozart - The Marriage of Figaro
    Joseph Rosenstock, guest conductor
    Donald Gramm, baritone, Count Almaviva
    Ellen Faull, soprano, Countess Almaviva
    Adelaide Bishop, soprano, Susanna
    Ralph Herbert, baritone, Figaro
    Edith Evans, soprano, Cherubino
    Dorothy Bristol Harp, soprano, Marcellina
    Herbert Beattie, bass, Don Bartolo
    Luigi Vellucci, tenor, Don Basilio
    Donald Ritter, tenor, Don Curzio
    Vincent Mattina, bass, Antonio
    Marylee Meyers, soprano, Barbarina
    D'Youville College Women's Chorus,
        Gertrude Lutzi, director
    Canisius College Men's Chorus,
        Robert Schultz, director

18, 20 January 1953
Bach/Stokowski - Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Brahms - Symphony No.2 in D major, op.73
Debussy - Trois Nocturnes
Wagner - Tristan and Isolde: Prelude and Love-Death
    Leopold Stokowski, guest conductor

1, 3 February 1953
Smetana - The Bartered Bride: Overture
Beethoven - Symphony No.5 in C minor, op.67
Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor, op.30
de Falla - The Three Cornered Hat: Three Dances
    Joseph Rosenstock, guest conductor
    William Kapell, pianist

15, 17 February 1953
Mozart - Symphony No.41 in C major, K.551 "Jupiter"
Mozart - The Marriage of Figaro: Non so piu cosa son
Mozart - The Marriage of Figaro: Voi che sapete
Gluck - Orfeo ed Euridice: Che faro senza, Euridice
Schubert - Symphony No.7 in C major
    Josef Krips, guest conductor
    Rise Stevens, mezzo-soprano

1, 3 March 1953
Haydn - Symphony No.94 in G major "Surprise"
Martinu - Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra
Bach - Concerto for Two Violins in D minor
Beethoven - Symphony No.8 in F major, op.93
    Josef Krips, guest conductor
    Budapest Quartet

15, 17 March 1953
Prokofiev - Classical Symphony in D major, op.25
Gershwin - Piano Concerto in F major
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.6 in B minor, op.74 "Pathetique"
    Izler Solomon, conductor in residence
    Oscar Levant, pianist

26 March 1953
Verdi - Requiem
    William Steinberg, conductor
    Frances Reed, soprano
    Margaret Mayer, mezzo-soprano
    John McCollum, tenor
    Nicola Moscona, bass-baritone
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Cameron Baird, director

29, 31 March 1953
Monteverdi/Malipiero - Madrigali
Verdi - Ave Maria
Gluck - Iphigenie en Tauride
Dello Joio - New York Profiles
Brahms - Symphony No.4 in E minor, op.98
    Izler Solomon, conductor in residence
    Winifred Cecil, soprano

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