BPO Classics Repertoire 1970-71

17, 20 October 1970
Bach/Schönberg - Prelude and Fugue in E-flat "St.Anne"
Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D major
Mahler - Das Lied von der Erde (Song of the Earth)
    Lukas Foss, principal guest conductor
    Maureen Forrester, soprano
    Antonio Miranda, tenor
    John Burgess, flutist
    Charles Haupt, violinist

25, 27 October 1970
Beethoven - Egmont (complete)
Mozart - The Marriage of Figaro: Voi che sapete
Strauss, R. - Salome: Dance of the Seven Veils
Strauss, R. - Four Last Songs
    Melvin Strauss, conductor
    Evelyn Lear, soprano
    Thomas Mardirosian, narrator

8, 10 November 1970
Kay - Markings
Lalo - Symphonie espagnole, op.21
Shostakovich - Symphony No.5 in D minor, op.47
    Paul Freeman, guest conductor
    Pinchas Zukerman, violinist

22, 24 November 1970
Mozart - Violin Concerto No.4 in D major, K.218
Mahler - Symphony No.5 in C-sharp minor
    Michael Tilson Thomas, guest conductor
    Kyung Wha Chung, violinist

6, 8 December 1970
Varèse - Hyperprism
Debussy - Trois Nocturnes
Khan/Foss - Ragas for the Sarod with "Geod"
    Lukas Foss, principal guest conductor
    Ali Akbar Khan, sarod
    William Lane, group conductor
    Jesse Levine, group conductor
    Fred Ressel, group conductor

10, 12 January 1971
Wagner - A Faust Overture
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, op.37
Bartók - Concerto for Orchestra
    Melvin Strauss, conductor
    Malcom Frager, pianist

24, 26 January 1971
Mozart - Symphony No.39 in E-flat major, K.543
Janacek - Sinfonietta
Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto in D major, op.35
    Kenneth Schermerhorn, guest conductor
    Igor Oistrakh, violinist

7, 9 February 1971
Haydn - Symphony No.95 in C minor
Boccherini - Cello Concerto in B-flat major
Beethoven - The Creatures of Prometheus: Overture
Prokofiev - Symphony No.3 in C minor
    Julius Rudel, guest conductor
    Leslie Parnas, cellist

21, 23 February 1971
Rimsky-Korsakoff - Russian Easter Overture
Rachmaninoff - Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op.43
Prokofiev - Alexander Nevsky, op.78
    Melvin Strauss, conductor-in-residence
    Gary Graffman, pianist
    Marlene Badger, mezzo-soprano
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum
    Choir of SUCNY at Buffalo

14, 16 March 1971
Verdi - I Vespri Siciliani: Overture
Schumann - Piano Concerto in A minor, op.54
Tchaikovsky - Manfred Symphony, op.58
    Sergiu Comissiona, guest conductor
    Eugene Istomin, pianist

28, 30 March 1971
Kelterborn - Miroirs
Brahms - Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, op.102
Beethoven - Symphony No.8 in F major, op.93
    Ulrich Meyer, guest conductor
    Charles Haupt, violinist
    Wolfram Reuthe, cellist

4, 6 April 1971
Mozart - The Magic Flute: Overture
Britten - Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings
Walton - Viola Concerto
Wagner - Götterdämerung: Siegfried's Rhine Journey
Wagner - Götterdämmerung: Funeral Music
    Lukas Foss, principal guest conductor
    Warren Hoffer, tenor
    Jesse Levine, violist
    Roy Waas, hornist

18, 20 April 1971
Brahms - Symphony No.1 in C minor, op.68
Brahms - Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor, op.15
    Lukas Foss, principal guest conductor
    Van Cliburn, pianist

25, 27 April 1971
Stravinsky - Requiem Canticles
Beethoven - Symphony No.9 in D minor, op.125 "Chorale"
    Lukas Foss, principal guest conductor
    Nadja Witkowska, soprano
    Joan Caplan, mezzo-soprano
    Allen Cathcart, tenor
    Donald Bell, bass
    Festival Chorus SUCNY Fredonia,
        Richard Field, director

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