BPO Classics Repertoire 1982-83

2, 3 October 1982
Copland - Preamble for a Solemn Occasion
Beethoven - Egmont, Op.84 (incidental music)
Orff - Carmina Burana
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Werner Klemperer, narrator
    Ruth Ann Swensen, soprano
    Gregory Hopins, tenor
    Dale Duesing, baritone
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Thomas Swan, director
    Canisius High School Glee Club,
        Frank Scinta, director

16, 19 October 1982
Rossini - William Tell: Overture
Paganini - Violin Concerto No.2 in B minor, op.7
Rachmaninoff - Symphony No.2 in E minor, op.27
    Semyon Bychkov, conductor
    Ruggiero Ricci, violinist

30, 31 October 1982
Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G major
Bizet - Symphony No.1 in C major
Brahms - Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor, op.15
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Alexis Weissenberg, pianist

6, 9 November 1982
Weber - Euryanthe: Overture
Haydn - Symphony No.95 in C minor
Shostakovich - Symphony No.10 in E minor, op.93
    Maxim Shostakovich, guest conductor

20, 21 November 1982
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Overture
Debussy - Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Chausson - Poème for Violin and Orchestra, op.25
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.5 in E minor, op.64
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Charles Haupt, violinist

4, 7 December 1982
Brahms - Symphony No.3 in F major, op.90
Saint-Saëns - Violin Concerto No.3 in B minor, op.61
Kodaly - Hary Janos Suite
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Cho-Liang Lin, violinist

11, 12 December 1982
Handel - Messiah
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Sally Wolf, soprano
    Cynthia Clarey, mezzo-soprano
    Joseph Evans, tenor
    David Evitts, baritone
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum
        Thomas Swan, director

8, 9 January 1983
Weinberger - Polka and Fugue from Schwanda
Piston - Toccata (1948)
Mozart - Piano Concerto No.27 in B-flat major, K.595
Sibelius - Symphony No.6 in D minor, op.104
Brahms - Academic Festival Overture, op.80
    Michael Tilson Thomas, guest conductor
    Malcom Frager, pianist

22, 25 January 1983
Tchaikovsky - Capriccio Italien, op.45
Prokofiev - Piano Concerto No.3 in C major, op.26
Del Tredici - Quaint Events (from Child Alice, Part II)
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Jon Klibonoff, pianist
    Lucy Shelton, soprano

5, 6 February 1983
Foss - Salomon Rossi Suite
Haydn - Symphony No.60 in C major "Il Distratto"
Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto in E minor, op.64
Foss - Night Music for John Lennon
    Lukas Foss, guest conductor
    Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violinist

26, 27 February 1983
Corigliano - Three Hallucinations for Orchestra
Rachmaninoff - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op.43
Elgar - Symphony No.2 in E-flat major, op.63
    Christopher Keene, guest conductor
    Ruth Laredo, pianist

12, 15 March 1983
Mozart - Symphony No.31 in D major, K.297 "Paris"
Mozart - Abduction from the Seraglio: Marten aller Arten
Penderecki - Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima (1960)
Strauss, R. - Clemens Brentano Songs, op.68: No.4 Als mir dein Lied erklang
Strauss, R. - Clemens Brentano Songs, op.68: No.5 Amor
Moniuszko - Halka: Ha! dzieciatko nam umiera
Poulenc - Gloria
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Gianna Rolandi, soprano
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Thomas Swan, director

19, 20 March 1983
Thompson - The Testament of Freedom: I Shall Not Die Without A Hope
Brahms - Alto Rhapsodie, op.53
Mahler - Symphony No.2 in C minor "Resurrection"
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Maureen Forester, contralto
    Sarah Reese, soprano
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Thomas Swan, director

9, 12 April 1983
Haydn - Symphony No.39 in G major
Schumann - Piano Concerto in A minor, op.54
Hindemith - Mathis der Maler
    Erich Bergel, guest conductor
    Walter Hautzig, pianist

23, 24 April 1983
Flagello - Concerto for String Orchestra
Elgar - Cello Concerto in E minor, op.85
Mendelssohn - Symphony No.3 in A minor, op.56 "Scottish"
    Semyon Bychkov, principal guest conductor
    Yo-Yo Ma, cellist

30 April, 3 May 1983
Pergolesi/Stravinsky - Pulcinella: Suite
Bartók - Piano Concerto No.2
Dvorak - Symphony No.4 in D minor, op.13
    Semyon Bychkov, principal guest conductor
    Yefim Bronfman, pianist

14, 17 May 1983
Vivaldi - Concerto for Strings and Harpsichord in G minor
Gershwin - Piano Concerto in F major
Beethoven - Symphony No.3 in E-flat major, op.55 "Eroica"
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Leonard Pennario, pianist

20 May 1983
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.4 in F minor, op.36
Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto in D major, op.35
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Itzhak Perlman, violinist

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