BPO Classics Repertoire 1964-65

24, 27 October 1964
Beethoven - Military Marches for Winds
Beethoven - Grosse Fugue for Strings
Beethoven - Symphony No.9 in D minor, op.125 "Chorale"
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Taeko Fujii, soprano
    Joanna Simon, mezzo-soprano
    Richard Paige, tenor
    Francis Hester, bass/baritone
    Festival Chorus SUCNY Fredonia,
        Harriet Simons, director

1, 3 November 1964
Mozart - Cosi fan tutte: Overture
Mozart - Violin Concerto No.6 in E-flat major, K.268
Hindemith - Trauermusik
Hindemith - Kammermusik No.3
Wagner - Siegfried: Act III, final scene
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Gladys Kuchta, soprano
    Richard Cassilly, tenor
    Isidor Saslav, violinist
    Jesse Levine, violist
    Howard Colf, cellist

15, 17 November 1964
Schubert - Symphony No.4 in C minor "Tragic"
Chopin - Piano Concerto No.1 in E Minor, op.11
Debussy/Ravel - Sarabande and Danse
de Falla - El Amor Brujo
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Alexander Brailowsky, pianist

22, 24 November 1964
Pergolesi/Stravinsky - Pulcinella: Suite
Mozart - Idomeneo (excerpts)
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Lillian Garabedian, soprano
    Bethany Beardslee, soprano
    Lynn Owen, soprano
    Jacob Barkin, tenor
    Francis Hester, bass/baritone
    SUNYAB Chorus,
        Robert D.Sacks, acting director

6, 8 December 1964
Fine - Serious Song
Prokofiev - Lieutenant Kijé Suite, op.60
Brahms - Violin Concerto in D major, op.77
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Itzhak Perlman, violinist

13, 15 December 1964
Haydn - Symphony No.104 in D major "London"
Handel/Schönberg - Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra (op.6, No.7)
Smith, William O. - Interplay (premiere)
Ravel - La Valse
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Lenox Quartet
    Modern Jazz Quartet

18 December 1964
Handel - Messiah
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Bethany Beardslee, soprano
    Lillian Garabedian, mezzo-soprano
    Stanley Kolk, tenor
    William Wolff, bass/baritone
    Rivka Mandelkern, continuo
    SUCNY Fredonia Chorus,
        Harriet Simons, director

10, 12 January 1965
Buxtehude/Chavez - Chaconne
Foss - Time Cycle
Wagner - Götterdämerung: Prologue and Siegfried's Rhine Journey
Sibelius - Symphony No.5 in E-flat major, op.82
    Richard Dufallo, conductor
    Adele Addison, soprano

17, 19 January 1965
Schumann - Manfred Overture
Paganini - Violin Concerto No.2 in B minor, op.7
Brahms - Symphony No.3 in F major, op.90
    Ulrich Meyer, conductor
    Ruggiero Ricci, violinist

31 January, 2 February 1965
Bach - Concerto for Two Violins in D minor
Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D major
Webern - Five Pieces
Stravinsky - Symphony of Psalms
    Lukas Foss, conductor, piano
    Rivka Mandelkern, violin
    Harry Taub, violin
    Jacob Berg, flute
    Isidor Saslav, violin
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Robert Schulz, director
    Christ the King Men's Choir,
        Raymond Fabinak, director
    Mother of Divine Grace Men's Choir,
        Raymond Fabinak, director
    Kenmore Presbyterian Senior Choir,
        Peter Van Dyck, director
    Trinity Episcopal Senior Choir,
        John Hofmann, director
    St.Mary of Sorrows Choir,
        Robert Schulz, director

7, 9 February 1965
Debussy - King Lear
Milhaud - Cello Concerto No.1
Fauré - Elegie
Berlioz - Romeo and Juliet (excerpts)
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Janos Starker, cellist

21, 23 February 1965
Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man
Copland - Clarinet Concerto
Ives/Schuman - Variations on "America"
Smit - Symphony No.2
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.4 in F minor, op.36
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Richard Dufallo, clarinetist
    Leo Smit, composer, conductor

28 February 1965
Varèse - Deserts
Penderecki - Tren
Feldman - The Swallows of Salangan
Cage - Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
Kilar - Riff
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    John Cage, composer, conductor
    David Tudor, pianist
    Emmanuel Temple Chorus,
        Fred D.Willis, director

2 March 1965
Varèse - Deserts
Boulez - Improvisations sur Mallarmé
Penderecki - Tren
Kagel - Diaphonie
Kilar - Riff
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Mauricio Kagel, conductor
    Sylvia Brigham-Dimiziani, soprano
    Center for the Creative and Performing Arts
    Crane Collegiate Singers
        Brock McElheran, director

14, 16 March 1965
Verdi - Requiem
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Elinor Ross, soprano
    Shirley Verrett, mezzo-soprano
    Nicholas DiVirgilio, tenor
    Ara Berberian, bass
    SUCNY Fredonia Chorus,
        Harriet Simons, director

21, 23 March 1965
Beethoven - Symphony No.5 in C minor, op.67
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.5 in E-flat major, op.73 "Emperor"
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Rudolf Serkin, pianist

1 May 1965
Dahl - Aria Sinfonica
Shapero - Partita in C for Piano and Small Orchestra
Shapey - Ontogeny
    Ingolf Dahl, composer, conductor
    Harold Shapero, composer, conductor
    Ralph Shapey, composer, conductor
    Joel Spiegelman, pianist

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