BPO Classics Repertoire 1975-76

19, 21 October 1975
Tchaikovsky - Marche Solenelle
Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto in D major, op.35
Ives - Symphony No.4
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Pinchas Zukerman, violinist
    Robert Cole, conductor
    John Kirkpatrick, pianist
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Thomas A. Sokol, director

9, 11 November 1975
Stravinsky - Scènes de Ballet
Stravinsky\Wuorinen - A Reliquary for Igor Stravinsky
Stravinsky - Capriccio
Stravinsky - Canticum Sacrum
Stravinsky - Symphony of Psalms
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Marilyn Neeley, pianist
    John Aler, tenor
    David Evitts, baritone
    Harvard/Radcliffe Collegium Chorus
        F. John Adams, director

16, 18 November 1975
Mozart - Adagio and Rondo for Glass Harmonica Quintet, K.617
Franklin, Benjamin - String Quartet for Three Violins and Cello
Beethoven - Symphony No.1 in C major, op.21
Mozart - Cosi fan tutte: Act II, Finale
    Michael Tilson Thomas, harpsichord, conductor
    John Burgess, flutist
    Rodney Pierce, oboist
    Richard Field, violist
    James Kennedy, cellist
    Susan Davenny Wyner, soprano
    Kathleen Hegierski, mezzo-soprano
    John Aler, tenor
    David Evitts, baritone
    Jan Curtis, mezzo-soprano
    John Cheek, bass/baritone
    John Luther, narrator

22, 23 November 1975
Bach - Suite No.2 in B minor
Ruggles - Sun-Treader
Ruggles - Evocations for Orchestra
Ruggles - Men and Mountains
Wagner - Götterdämerung: Siegfried's Rhine Journey
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    John Burgess, flutist

7, 9 December 1975
Mozart - Symphony No.35 in D major, K.385 "Haffner"
Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Berlioz - The Trojans: March
Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No.1 in B-flat minor, op.23
    Neville Marriner, guest conductor
    Malcom Frager, pianist

18, 20 January 1976
Heinrich - The Mighty Niagara
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.5 in E-flat major, op.73 "Emperor"
Beethoven - Symphony No.3 in E-flat major, op.55 "Eroica"
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Eugene Istomin, pianist

25, 27 January 1976
Gershwin - Cuban Overture
Gershwin - Who Cares: Suite
Gershwin - Rhapsody No.2 for Piano and Orchestra
Gershwin - Songs: 'S Wonderful, Love is Here to Stay, They All Laughed
Gershwin - Songs: But Not For Me, I Can't Be Bothered Now, The Man I Love
Gershwin - Songs: Fascinating Rhythm, Bidin' My Time, Nice Work If You Can Get
Gershwin - Songs: A Foggy Day, Looking For A Boy, Summertime
Gershwin - An American in Paris
    Michael Tilson Thomas, pianist, conductor
    Eileen Farrel, soprano
    Joseph Singer, pianist

6 February 1976 - Americana Special
Gould - American Salute
Schuman, W. - New England Triptych
Copland - Lincoln Portrait
Ives-Schuman - Variations on America
Edwards-Hayman - Music from "1776"
Gershwin-Bennett - "Porgy and Bess" Symphonic Picture
    Robert Cole, conductor
    Marian Anderson, narrator

15, 17 February 1976
Szalowski - Overture
Chopin - Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, op.21
Lutoslawski - Concerto for Orchestra
    Jorge Mester, guest conductor
    Emanuel Ax, pianist

22, 24 February 1976
Ives - Washington's Birthday
Saint-Saëns - Cello Concerto No.1 in A minor, op.33
Brahms - Symphony No.3 in F major, op.90
    Robert Cole, conductor
    Zara Nelsova, cellist

7, 9 March 1976
Ives - Unanswered Question
Rachmaninoff - Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op.43
Bartók - Viola Concerto
Hindemith - Concert Music for Strings and Brass, op.50
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Judith Burganger, pianist
    Richard Field, violist

21, 23 March 1976
Copland - The Tender Land: Suite
Mendelssohn - Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor, op.25
Dvorak - Symphony No.9 in E minor, op.95 "New World"
    Robert Cole, conductor
    Gary Graffman, pianist

4, 6 April 1976
Sibelius - The Oceanides
Sibelius - Violin Concerto in D minor, op.47
Griffes - Four Roman Sketches: Clouds
Bartók - Concerto for Orchestra
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Itzhak Perlman, violinist

11, 13 April 1976
Ravel - Introduction and Allegro
Ravel - Tzigane
Ravel - Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Ravel - Daphnis and Chloé (complete)
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Leon Fleisher, pianist
    Suzanne Thomas, harpist
    Dennis Piwowarski, violinist
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Thomas A. Sokol, director

25, 27 April 1976
Franck - Symphonic Variations for Piano and Orchestra
Liszt - Totentanz
Mahler - Symphony No.5 in C-sharp minor
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Andre Watts, pianist

9, 11 May 1976
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Overture
    Ruggles - Organum (May 9th only)
Ruggles - Portals (May 11th only)
Ruggles - Men and Angels
Barber - Violin Concerto
Beethoven - Symphony No.5 in C minor, op.67
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Charles Haupt, violinist

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