BPO Classics Repertoire 1973-74

20, 21 October 1973
Strauss, R. - Also Sprach Zarathustra
Beethoven - Consecration of the House Overture op.124
Saint-Saëns - Septet for Piano, Strings and Trumpet
Ravel - La Valse
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

28, 30 October 1973
Bach - Concerto in A minor for Four Pianos
Foss - Orpheus for Viola and Orchestra
Farina - Capriccio Stravagante
Stravinsky - Symphony in Three Movements
    Michael Tilson Thomas, pianist, conductor
    Yvar Mikhashoff, pianist
    Frieda Manes, pianist
    Stephen Manes, pianist
    Jessse Levine, violist

11, 13 November 1973
Vivaldi - The Four Seasons: Winter
Paganini - Violin Concerto No.3 in E major
Nielsen - Symphony No.5, op.50
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Henryk Szeryng, violinist

18, 20 November 1973
Tchaikovsky - Suite No.3 in G major, op.55
Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No.1 in B-flat minor, op.23
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Andre Watts, pianist

1, 2 December 1973
Fauré - Pelleas and Melisande: Prelude, op.80
Mozart - Symphony No.4 in D major, K.19
Elgar - Cello Concerto in E minor, op.85
Dvorak - Symphony No.1 in C minor, op.3 "Bells of Zlonice"
    James de Priest, guest conductor
    Ko Iwasaki, cellist

19, 20 January 1974
Haydn - Symphony No.88 in G major
Wieniawski - Violin Concerto No.2 in D minor, op.22
Berlioz - Symphonie fantastique, op.14
    Edo de Waart, guest conductor
    Erik Friedman, violinist

10, 12 February 1974
Purcell - Chacony in G minor "London"
Purcell - The Gordian Knot Untied: Suite
Ravel - Deux mélodies hébraïques: Kaddisch, L'Enigme éternelle
Ravel - Sheherazade
Ives - Symphony No.2
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Robert Cole, conductor
    Frederica von Stade, soprano

16, 17 February 1974
Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G major
Schumann - Cello Concerto in A minor, op.129
Brahms - Symphony No.4 in E minor, op.98
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Laurence Lesser, cellist

10, 12 March 1974
Strauss, R. - Le bourgeois gentilhomme Suite
Shostakovich - Symphony No.13, op.113
    Melvin Strauss, guest conductor
    Simon Estes, bass
    Cornell University Glee Club,
        Thomas Sokol, director

23, 24 March 1974
Walton - Portsmouth Point Overture
Milhaud - Serenade for Orchestra
Honegger - Pacific 231
Copland - Piano Concerto
Ravel - Le tombeau de Couperin
Copland - Symphonic Ode
    Aaron Copland, guest conductor
    Craig Sheppard, pianist

30, 31 March 1974
Blacher - Variations on a Theme by Paganini
Lalo - Symphonie espagnole, op.21
Prokofiev - Symphony No.7 in C-sharp minor, op.131
    Maurice Abravanel, guest conductor
    Ruggiero Ricci, violinist

21, 23 April 1974
Bedford - With 100 Kazoos for Ensemble and Audience
Bach - Suite No.1 in C major
Berio - Recital In (for Cathy)
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Cathy Berberian, soprano
    Sahan Arzruni, pianist
    Wendy Hilton Dance Company

28, 30 April 1974
Beethoven - Symphony No.6 in F major, op.68 "Pastorale"
Brahms - Piano Concerto No.2 in B-flat major, op.83
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Malcom Frager, pianist

11, 12 May 1974
Mahler - Symphony No.3 in D minor
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Maureen Forrester, contralto
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum Women's Chorus,
    St. Paul's Cathedral Boys' Choir,
        Frederick Burgomaster, director

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