BPO Classics Repertoire 1980-81

4, 5 October 1980
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.4 in F minor, op.36
Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No.1 in B-flat minor, op.23
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    André Watts, pianist

18, 21 October 1980
Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G major
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, op.37
Nielsen - Symphony No.3, op.27 "Sinfonia Espansiva"
    Semyon Bychkov, conductor
    Ted Joselson, pianist

1, 2 November 1980
Dvorak - Piano Concerto in G minor
Elgar - Symphony No.1 in A-flat major, op.55
    Christopher Keene, guest conductor
    Rudolf Firkusny, pianist

7 November 1980
Verdi - La forza del destino: Overture
Puccini - La boheme: Che gelida manina
Bizet - Carmen: Intermezzi, Act III, Act IV
Bizet - Carmen: La fleur
Wolf-Ferrari - Jewels of the Madonna: Intermezzi, Act II, Act III
Puccini - Tosca: Recondita harmonia
            - intermission -
Verdi - Nabucco: Overture
Giordano - Andrea Chenier: Improviso, Act I
De Falla - El amor brujo: Ritual Fire Dance
Donizetti - Lucia di Lammermoor: Tomb Scene, Act III
Wagner - Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III
Halevy - La Juive: Rachel
    encores, with maestro Rudel at the piano:
Giordano - Fedora: Amor ti vieta
Cilea - L'Arlesiana: E la solita storia
    final encore, with maestro Domingo at the piano:
Lara - Granada
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Placido Domingo, tenor

9, 11 November 1980
Kay - Of New Horizons
Schubert - Symphony No.8 in B minor "Unfinished"
Mahler - Das klangende Lied
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Esther Hinds, soprano
    Ortrun Wenkel, mezzo-soprano
    Joseph Evans, tenor
    Andrew Schultze, baritone
    Cornell University Chorus and Glee Club,
        Thomas A. Sokol, director

22, 23 November 1980
Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet, Suite No.2 (excerpts)
Lalo - Symphonie espagnole, op.21
Beethoven - Symphony No.5 in C minor, op.67
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Majumi Fujikawa, violinist

6, 9 December 1980
Stravinsky - Symphony in C
Mozart - Piano Concerto No.20 in D minor, K.466
Ravel - Rapsodie espagnole
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Horacio Gutierrez, pianist

13, 14 December 1980
Handel - Messiah
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Claudette Peterson, soprano
    Diane Curry, mezzo-soprano
    Bruce Reed, tenor
    David Arnold, baritone
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Thomas Swan, director

3, 4 January 1981
Vivaldi - Concerto in D minor, op.3, No.1
Chopin - Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, op.21
Franck - Symphony in D minor
    Erich Bergel, guest conductor
    Kun Woo Paik, pianist

10, 13 January 1981
Bernstein - Slava! Overture
Bernstein - Dybbuk Variations
Bernstein - On the Waterfront Suite
Bernstein - Symphony No.2 "Age of Anxiety"
        Lukas Foss, conductor and pianist

24, 27 January 1981
Bartók - Dance Suite
Bruch - Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, op.26
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.1 in G minor, op.13 "Winter Dreams"
    Myung-Whun Chung, guest conductor
    Daniel Heifetz, violinist

14, 15 February 1981
Haydn - Symphony No.70 in D major
Schubert - Symphony No.5 in B-flat major
Mozart - Serenade No.7 in D major, K.250 "Haffner"
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Charles Haupt, violinist

21, 22 February 1981
Janacek - Cunnning Little Vixen Suite
Ravel - Piano Concerto in G major
Brahms - Symphony No.4 in E minor, op.98
    Michael Tilson Thomas, guest conductor
    Natalie Hinderas, pianist

14, 17 March 1981
Schubert - Symphony No.2 in B-flat major
Jankowski - Lustrations
Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor, op.30
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Alexis Weissenburg, pianist

28, 29 March 1981
Schumann - Symphony No.2 in C major, op.61
Rossini - Stabat Mater
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Carol Vaness, soprano
    Judith Christin, mezzo-soprano
    Abram Morales, tenor
    Kevin Langan, baritone
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum
        Thomas Swan, director

4, 7 April 1981
Ginastera - Variaciones Concertantes
Shostakovich - Concerto for Piano, Trumpet and Strings, op.35
Beethoven - Symphony No.7 in A major, op.92
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Hayuru Taima, pianist
    David Kuehn, trumpeter

25, 26 April 1981
Mozart - Der Schauspieldirektor: Overture
Mendelssohn - Midsummer Night's Dream
Bartók - Concerto for Orchestra
    Semyon Bychkov, conductor

2, 5 May 1981
Bartók - Two Images, op.10
Garcia - Laudate pueri
Brahms - German Requiem, op.45
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Veronica Tyler, soprano
    Jeanne Brown, soprano
    Lisa Scarborough, mezzo-soprano
    Charles Logan, tenor
    Michael Delvin, baritone
    Sherman Lowe, bass
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Thomas Swan, director
    St. Philip's Boys' and Girls' Choir,
        Donald L. Hilliard, director

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