BPO Classics Repertoire 1977-78

8, 9 October 1977
Strauss, R. - Don Juan, op.20
Bartók - Miraculous Mandarin Suite
Brahms - Piano Concerto No.2 in B-flat major, op.83
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    André Watts, pianist

23, 25 October 1977
Walton - Portsmouth Point Overture
Saint-Saëns - Piano Concerto No.5 in F major, op.103 "Egyptian"
Sibelius - Symphony No.2 in D major, op.43
    Neville Marriner, guest conductor
    Lorin Hollander, pianist

29, 30 October 1977
Berlioz - King Lear Overture
Walton - Viola Concerto
Mozart - Symphony No.41 in C major, K.551 "Jupiter"
Prokofiev - Cinderella (excerpts)
    Sarah Caldwell, guest conductor
    Richard Field, violist

13, 15 November 1977
Riegger - Dichotomy (1932)
Beethoven - Symphony No.4 in B-flat major, op.60
Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No.3 in D major, op.30
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Ilana Vered, pianist

26, 27 November 1977
Wagner - Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III
Bach - Cantata No.118 "O Jesu Christ, mein's Leben Licht"
Bach/Ahle - Chorale "Es ist Genug"
Berg - Violin Concerto
Beethoven - Symphony No.6 in F major, op.68 "Pastorale"
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Henryk Szeryng, violinist
    SUNYAB Chorus,
        Harriet Simons, director

3, 4 December 1977
Bizet - L'Arlésienne Suite No.1
Chopin - Piano Concerto No.1 in E Minor, op.11
Dvorak - Symphony No.8 in G major, op.88
    Neville Marriner, guest conductor
    Emanuel Ax, pianist

10, 11 December 1977
Handel - Messiah
    Paul Trever, conductor
    Rebecca Littig, soprano
    Eunice Hill, alto
    James McDonald, tenor
    Zelotes Edmund Toliver, bass/baritone
    University of Maryland Chorus

15, 17 January 1978
Tchaikovsky - Overture to The Storm, op.76
Prokofiev - Piano Concerto No.3 in C major, op.26
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.5 in E minor, op.64
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Meral Gunyeman, pianist

21, 22 January 1978
Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F major
Bartók - Miraculous Mandarin Suite
Brahms - Symphony No.2 in D major, op.73
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Charles Haupt, violinist
    John Burgess, flutist
    Rodney Pierce, oboist
    David Kuehn, trumpeter

29, 31 January 1978
Strauss, R. - Don Juan, op.20
Gounod - Faust: Vous qui faites
Gounod - Faust: Le veau d'or est toujours debout
Ruggles - Men and Mountains
Rossini - Semiramide: Overture
Boito - Mefistofele (excerpts)
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Benjamin Matthews, bass/baritone
    Sounds of the City Choir,
        Donald L.Hilliard, director
    St.Paul's Cathedral Boys Choir
        Anthony C. Furnivall, director

11, 12 February 1978
Borodin - Symphony No.2 in B minor
Copland - Emily Dickinson Poems
Beethoven - Ah, Perfido!
Beethoven - Symphony No.7 in A major, op.92
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Clamma Dale, soprano

12, 13 March 1978
Chou Wen-Chung - And the Fallen Petals
Prokofiev - Piano Concerto No.2 in G minor, op.16
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.6 in B minor, op.74 "Pathetique"
    Peter Perret, conductor
    Horacio Gutierrez, pianist

1, 2 April 1978
Beethoven - Symphony No.5 in C minor, op.67
Brahms - Piano Concerto No.2 in B-flat major, op.83
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    André Watts, pianist

9, 11 April 1978
Weber - Oberon: Overture
Schumann - Symphony No.1 in B-flat major, op.38 "Spring"
Liszt - Piano Concerto No.1 in E-flat major
Ravel - Rapsodie espagnole
    Segiu Comissiona, guest conductor
    Ruth Laredo, pianist

23, 25 April 1978
Bach - Piano Concerto in F minor
Ravel - Piano Concerto in G major
Beethoven - Symphony No.3 in E-flat major, op.55 "Eroica"
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Lorin Hollander, pianist

6, 7 May 1978
Mahler - Symphony No.10: Adagio
Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto in E minor, op.64
Beethoven - Symphony No.4 in B-flat major, op.60
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Itzhak Perlman, violinist

14, 16 May 1978
Ives Holidays Symphony: Thanksgiving Day
Beethoven Symphony No.9 in D Minor, Op.125
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Susan Davenny Wyner, soprano
    Rose Taylor, mezzo soprano
    Joseph Evans, tenor
    Malcolm Smith, bass
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum
        Donna Mathewson, acting director

28, 30 May 1978
Beethoven - Leonore Overture No.3, op.72
Berg - Lulu Suite
Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor, op.30
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Ilana Vered, pianist

2, 3 June 1978
Verdi - I Vespri Siciliani: Overture
Mozart - Symphony No.41 in C major, K.551 "Jupiter"
Sibelius - Symphony No.2 in D major, op.43
    Leonard Slatkin, guest conductor

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