BPO Classics Repertoire 1963-64

26, 29 October 1963
Ives - Unanswered Question
Stravinsky - The Rite of Spring
Brahms - Symphony No.1 in C minor, op.68
    Lukas Foss, conductor

3, 5 November 1963
Wagner - Tristan and Isolde: Prelude
Schubert - Symphony No.8 in B minor "Unfinished"
Schubert - The Magic Harp: Overture (Rosamunde)
Berg - Three Early Songs: Nacht; Im Zimmer; Die Nachtigall
Berg - Lulu: Ostinato
Berg - Wozzeck: Three Excerpts
Wagner - Tristan and Isolde: Liebestod
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Phyllis Curtin, soprano

17, 19 November 1963
Beethoven - Excerpts from Wellington's Siege, op.90
Beethoven - Symphony No.3 in E-flat major, op.55 "Eroica"
Britten - Ballad of Heros
Diamond - This Sacred Ground
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Andrer Montal, tenor
    George Hoffmann, bass/baritone
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum, Fredonia College Choir,
        Richard Shiel, director
    St.Paul's Cathedral Boy's Choir,
        Donald Ingram, director

24, 26 November 1963
Beethoven - Coriolanus Overture, op.62
Schumann - Symphony No.2 in C major, op.61
Saint-Saëns - Piano Concerto No.2 in G minor, op.22
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.4 (Andante con moto for JFK)
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    André Watts, pianist

6, 10 December 1963
Gabrieli - Canzon Quarti Decimi Toni for Brass
Bach/Webern - Fugue Ricercata from "Das Musikalische Opfer"
Bach - Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor
Copland - El Salon Mexico
Ravel - Bolero
Villa-Lobos - Choros No.10
    Lukas Foss, conductor and pianist
    Festival Chorus SUCNY Fredonia,
        Richard Paige, director

15, 17 December 1963
Mozart - Rondo from Serenade in B-flat major for Winds
Mozart - Symphony No.40 in G minor, K.550
Mozart - Violin Concerto No.3 in G major, K.216
Mozart - Don Giovanni: Music for Three Orchestras and Overture
Mozart - Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola, K.364
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Richard Dufallo, assisting conductor
    Ulrich Meyer, assisting conductor
    Isaac Stern, violinist
    Alexander Schneider, violist

20 December 1963
Handel - Messiah
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Pierrette Alarie, soprano
    Shirley Verrett, mezzo-soprano
    Leopold Simoneau, tenor
    John West, bass/baritone
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Richard Sheil, director
    Guido Chorus,
        Clyde D.Kline, director
    Kenmore Methodist Church Choir,
        Roy Kehl, director
    Kenmore Presbyterian Church Choir,
        Peter Van Dyke, director

12, 14 January 1964
Strauss, R. - Don Quixote
Haieff - Divertimento
Dvorak - Symphony No.9 in E minor, op.95 "New World"
    Ulrich Meyer, conductor
    Alexi Haieff, composer, conductor
    Leonard Rose, cellist
    Ascher Temkin, violist

19, 21 January 1964
Rossini - La Scala di Seta: Overture
Haydn - Symphony No.102 in B-flat major, op.98
Rochberg - Time-Span
Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No.2 in G minor, op.63
Ravel - Rapsodie espagnole
    Richard Duffalo, conductor
    George Rochberg, composer, conductor
    Eudice Shapiro, violinist

2, 4 February 1964
Hindemith - Mathis der Maler: Entombment
Wagner - Tannhäuser: Overture, Venusberg Music
Debussy - Trois Nocturnes
Debussy/Boulez - Twelve Chansons (Bilitis)
Boulez - Improvisations sur Mallarmé
Schönberg - Survivor from Warsaw
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Vera Zorina, narrator
    Susan Belink, soprano
    SUNYAB Glee Club and Women's Chorale,
        Robert Beckwith, director

9, 11 February 1964
Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
Tchaikovsky/Stravinsky - Sleeping Beauty: Passacaglia de Deux
Stravinsky - Capriccio
Tchaikovsky - Fantasie de Concert
Stravinsky - The Fairy's Kiss: Divertimento
Tchaikovsky - Francesca da Rimini Fantasia, op.32
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Leo Smit, pianist

23, 25 February 1964
Berlioz - Roman Carnival Overture, op.9
Beethoven - Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano, op.56
Sapp - Colloquies
Strauss, R. - Til Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Alan Sapp, composer, conductor
    Norma Bertolami, pianist
    Laszlo Steinhardt, violinist
    Dodia Feldin, cellist

1, 3 March 1964
Xenakis - Pithoprakta
Mussorgsky/Ravel - Pictures at an Exhibition
Stockhausen - Momente
Lassus - Cantiones Duarum Vocum: No.8 Sancti Mei
Lassus - Cantiones Duarum Vocum: No.9 Qui Veult Venire
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Karlheinz Stockhausen, composer, conductor
    Martina Arroyo, soprano
    SUNY-Potsdam Crane Collegiate Singers,
        Brock McElheran, conductor
    St.Paul's Cathedral Boys Choir,
        Donald Ingram, director

14, 15, March 1964
Bernstein - French Choruses from The Lark
Bernstein - Candide: Overture
Bernstein - West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Bernstein - Latin Choruses from The Lark
Bernstein - Symphony No.2 "Age of Anxiety"
    Lukas Foss, conductor, pianist
    Leonard Bernstein, composer, conductor
    SUNY-Fredonia College Choir,
        Richard Sheil, director

22, 24 March 1964
Bach - St. John Passion
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    James Schwabacher, tenor
    John West, bass/baritone
    Patricia Brooks, soprano
    Joanna Simon, mezzo-soprano
    Andre Montal, tenor
    Gene Hollmann, bass/baritone
    Festival Chorus SUCNY Fredonia,
        Harriet Simons, director
    Saturday Morning Choirsters of the Buffalo Public Schools
        Ruth E. Hill, director

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