BPO Classics Repertoire 1954-55

22, 24 October 1954
Verdi - La Traviata
    Josef Krips, conductor
    Laurel Hurley, soprano
    Janiece Epke, mezzo-soprano
    Vivian Girard, soprano
    Giulio Gari, tenor
    John Zavitz, tenor
    Frank Marschiello, tenor
    Cornell MacNiel, baritone
    Frank D'Angelo, baritone
    Cyrus Hamlin, bass
    Hunt Sidway, bass
    Paul Golden, bass
    John Russo, bass
    Chorus

29, 30 October 1954
Tchaikovsky - Designs with Strings (Trio in A minor, 2nd Movement) (ballet)
North - Streetcar Named Desire (ballet)
Gould - Interplay (ballet)
Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake (ballet excerpts)
Chausson - Jardin aux Lilas (ballet)
Copland - Rodeo (ballet)
    Joseph Levine, conductor
    Dimitri Romanoff, regisseur
    Igor Youskevitch, danseur
    Nora Kaye, ballerina
    John Kriza, danseur
    Ruth Ann Koesun, ballerina
    Eric Braun, danseur
    Lupe Serrano, ballerina
    Erik Bruhn, danseur

6, 7 November 1954
Weber - Euryanthe: Overture
Mozart - The Marriage of Figaro: Deh vieni non tardar
Mozart - Cosi fan tutte: Per pieta
Strauss, R. - Morgen
Strauss, R. - Ständchen
Strauss, R. - Til Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
    Josef Krips, conductor
    Irmgard Seefried, soprano

21, 22 November 1954
Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Vaughan Williams - Sancta Civitas (The Holy City)
Schubert - Symphony No.9 in C major "The Great"
    Josef Krips, conductor
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum (augmented)
    Cameron Baird, director
    Reed Jerome, director
    Hans Vigeland, director
    Selected Choir, SUCNY Fredonia,
    George Dunn, director
    St.Mary of Sorrows and Catholic Polyphonic Choirs,
    Robert Schulz, director

12, 14 December 1954
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, op.58
Bruckner - Symphony No.8 in C minor
    Josef Krips, conductor
    Jorge Bolet, pianist

2, 4 January 1955
Strauss, J.Jr. - Die Fledermaus
    Joseph Rosenstock, conductor
    Phyliss Curtin, soprano
    Laurel Hurley, soprano
    Vera Brynner, soprano
    Barbara Saxby, mezzo-soprano
    Ralph Herbert, tenor
    Lloyd Thomas Leech, tenor
    Earl Obermeyer, tenor
    William Shriner, baritone
    Athur Newman, baritone
    Stu Sample, narrator
    Philharmonic Opera Chorus,
        Vernon Christman, chorus master
    Philharmonic Corps de Ballet,
        Roy Marquart, Jack Sheridan, choreographers

16, 18 January 1955
Brahms - Academic Festival Overture, op.80
Brahms - Piano Concerto No.2 in B-flat major, op.83
Brahms - Symphony No.1 in C minor, op.68
    Josef Krips, conductor
    Claudio Arrau, pianist

30 January, 1 February 1955
Brahms - Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op.56a
Brahms - Violin Concerto in D major, op.77
Brahms - Symphony No.4 in E minor, op.98
    Josef Krips, conductor
    Isaac Stern, violinist

13, 15 February 1955
Brahms - Tragic Overture, op.81
Brahms - Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, op.102
Brahms - Symphony No.2 in D major, op.73
    Josef Krips, conductor
    Max Miller, violinist
    Analee Camp, cellist

27 February, 1 March 1955
Mozart - Symphony No.35 in D major, K.385 "Haffner"
Mozart - Piano Concerto No.22 in E-flat major, K.482
Strauss, R. - Don Juan, op.20
Wagner - Tannhäuser: Overture
    Josef Krips, conductor
    Jose Iturbi, pianist

13, 15 March 1955
Rossini - William Tell: Overture
Schumann - Piano Concerto in A minor, op.54
Walton - First Symphony
    Josef Krips, conductor
    Van Cliburn, pianist

27, 29 March 1955
Wagner - Parsifal: Prelude and Good Friday Music
Mahler - Kindertotenlieder
Beethoven - Symphony No.3 in E-flat major, op.55 "Eroica"
    Josef Krips, conductor
    Nell Rankin, mezzo-soprano

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