BPO Classics Repertoire 1979-80

6, 7 October 1979
Brahms - Symphony No.1 in C minor, op.68
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Act I, Overture, Chorale
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Act II, Prelude, Entrance of the Guilds
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Act II, Dance of the Apprentices
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Act II, Entrance of the Masters, Chorale
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Act II, Final Apotheosis
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum
        Thomas Swan, director

21, 23 October 1979
Schumann - Symphony No.4 in D minor, op.120
Liszt/Schubert - Fantasia in C major, op.15 "Wanderer"
Stravinsky - Firebird (complete)
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Ilana Vered, pianist

30 October 1979
Mozart - Symphony No.35 in D major, K.385 "Haffner"
Mozart - Exultate, jubilate, K.165
Adam - Variations on a Theme by Mozart
Rossini - The Barber of Seville: Overture
Rossini - The Barber of Seville: 'Una voce poco fa'
Strauss, J.Jr. - Die Fledermaus: Overture
Strauss, J.Jr. - Die Fledermaus: Audition Aria
Lehar - Gold and Silver Waltz
Strauss, J.Jr. - Tritsch-Tratsch Polka
Thomas - Mignon: Je suis Titania
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Beverly Sills, soprano

3, 4 November 1979
Mozart - Serenade No.9 in D major, K.320
Saint-Saëns - Piano Concerto No.2 in G minor, op.22
Dvorak - Symphony No.7 in D minor, op.70
    Jorge Mester, guest conductor
    Steven Degroote, pianist

11, 13 November 1979
Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
Bruckner - Symphony No.9 in D minor
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

24, 25 November 1979
Mendelssohn - Fingal's Cave Overture, op.26
Bartók - Three Village Scenes
Schumann - Cello Concerto in A minor, op.129
Tchaikovsky - Rococo Variations, op.33
Stravinsky - Symphony in Three Movements
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Nathaniel Rosen, cellist
    Cornell Chorus,
        Thomas A.Sokol, director

9, 11 December 1979
Rossini - La Gazza Ladra: Overture
Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto in D major, op.35
Vaughan Williams - Symphony No.5 in D major
    Christopher Keene, guest conductor
    Miriam Freed, violinist

15, 16 December 1979
Handel - Messiah
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Janice Hall, soprano
    Jane Shaulis, mezzo-soprano
    Bruce Reed, tenor
    David Arnold, baritone
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Thomas Swan, director

6, 8 January 1980
Weill - Kleine Dreigroschenmusik (Three Penny Opera)
Spohr - Violin Concerto No.8 in A minor, op.47 "Gesangsszene"
Schubert - Symphony No.9 in C major "The Great"
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Charles Haupt, violinist

26, 27 January 1980
Handel - Concerto Grosso in B minor, No.12, op.6
Weill - Symphony No.2
Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, op.18
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Emanuel Ax, pianist

3, 5 February 1980
Mozart - Symphony No.39 in E-flat major, K.543
Dvorak - Scherzo Capriccioso in D-flat major, op.66
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.5 in E-flat major, op.73 "Emperor"
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Claudio Arrau, pianist

16, 17 February 1980
Berlioz - Benvenuto Cellini: Overture
Haydn - Symphony No.98 in B-flat major
Sibelius - Violin Concerto in D minor, op.47
    Calvin Simmons, guest conductor
    Mark Peskanov, violinist

23, 24 February 1980
Mozart - Piano Concerto No.22 in E-flat major, K.482
Shostakovich - Symphony No.8 in C minor, op.65
    Christopher Keene, guest conductor
    Stephen Manes, pianist

9, 11 March 1980
Beethoven - Symphony No.8 in F major, op.93
Grieg - Piano Concerto in A minor, op.16
Rachmaninoff - Symphonic Dances, op.45
    Semyon Bychkov, conductor
    David Golub, pianist

29, 30 March 1980
Mendelssohn - Symphony No.5 in D major, op.107 "Reformation"
Franck - Symphonic Variations for Piano and Orchestra
Liszt - Piano Concerto No.2 in A major
Debussy - La Mer
    Irwin Hoffman, guest conductor
    Jorge Bolet, pianist

13, 15 April 1980
Copland - Symphony No.3
Copland - Quiet City
Copland - Three Latin-American Sketches
Copland - Rodeo Suite
    Aaron Copland, guest conductor

26, 27 April 1980
Strauss, R. - Two Interludes from Intermezzo
Strauss, R. - Five Early Songs
Strauss, R. - Der Rosenkavalier Suite
Strauss, R. - Salome: Dance of the Seven Veils
Strauss, R. - Salome: Final Scene
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Clamma Dale, soprano
    Klara Barlow, soprano

11, 13 May 1980
Verdi - Requiem
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Awilda Verdejo, soprano
    Lorna Myers, mezzo-soprano
    Neil Shicoff, tenor
    Samuel Ramey, bass
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Thomas Swan, director

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