BPO Classics Repertoire 1983-84

1, 2 October 1983
Floyd - In Celebration
Beethoven - Violin Concerto in D major, op.61
Beethoven - Symphony No.5 in C minor, op.67
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Elmar Oliveira, violinist

15, 16 October 1983
Strauss, R. - Don Juan, op.20
Copland - Old American Songs
Villa-Lobos - Guitar Concerto
Beethoven - Mass in C major, op.86
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Eduardo Fernanndez, guitarist
    Cecile Saine, soprano
    Sally Lambert, mezzo-soprano
    Gary Burgess, tenor
    Henry Herford, baritone
    Houghton College Choral Union,
        Bruce Brown, Jean Reigles, directors

28, 29 October 1983
Webern - Passacaglia, op.1
Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto in E minor, op.64
Beethoven - Symphony No.6 in F major, op.68 "Pastorale"
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Joseph Silverstein, violinist

5, 8 November 1983
Weber - Oberon: Overture
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.1 in C major, op.15
Varèse - Octandre
Beethoven - Symphony No.2 in D major, op.36
    Jorge Mester, guest conductor
    Leon Bates, pianist

26, 27 November 1983
Walton - Johannesburg Festival Overture
Tippet - Suite in D
Williams - Flute Concerto
Holst - The Planets
    John Williams, guest conductor
    Carol Wincenc, flutist

2, 3 December 1983
Panufnik - Sinfonia Sacra
Bartók - Viola Concerto (posthumous)
Beethoven - Symphony No.3 in E-flat major, op.55 "Eroica"
    Semyon Bychkov, conductor
    Benjamin Simon, violist

11 December 1983
Handel - Messiah
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Harolyn Blackwell, soprano
    Shirley Close, mezzo-soprano
    Joseph Evans, tenor
    David Evitts, baritone
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Thomas Swan, director

10 January 1984
Beethoven - The Creatures of Prometheus: Overture
Brahms - Violin and Cello Concerto in A minor, op.102
Beethoven - Symphony No.3 in E-flat major, op.55 "Eroica"
    Semyon Bychkov, conductor
    Charles Haupt, violinist
    Richard Bock, cellist

7, 8 January 1984
Beethoven - Fantasia for Piano and Orchestra in C minor, op.80
Mahler - Symphony No.5 No.C-sharp minor
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Ann Schein, pianist
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Thomas Swan, director

20, 21 January 1984
Beethoven - Symphony No.8 in F major, op.93
Mozart - Violin Concerto No.1 in B-flat major, K.207
Beethoven - Romance No.1 in G major, op.40
Schuman, W. - Symphony No.3
    Christopher Keene, guest conductor
    Dylana Jenson, violinist

4, 5 February 1984
Beethoven - Symphony No.1 in C major, op.21
Barber - Medea's Dance of Vengeance, op.23a
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.5 in E-flat major, op.73 "Emperor"
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Garrick Ohlsson, pianist

18, 21 February 1984
Nicolai - The Merry Wives of Windsor: Overture
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, op.37
Beethoven - Symphony No.7 in A major, op.92
    Raymond Harvey, conductor
    André-Michel Schub, pianist

3, 4 March 1984
Haydn - Symphony No.22 in E-flat major "The Philosopher"
Beethoven - Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano, op.56
Beethoven - Symphony No.4 in B-flat major, op.60
    Gerard Schwarz, guest conductor
    Charles Haupt, violinist
    Richard Bock, cellist
    Seymour Lipkin, pianist

9, 10 March 1984
Mozart - Symphony No.34 in C major, K.338
Chopin - Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, op.21
Janacek - Sinfonietta
    Michael Tilson Thomas, guest conductor
    Bella Davidovich, pianist

24, 25 March 1984
Mozart - Symphony No.29 in A major, K.201
Menotti - Double Bass Concerto
Dvorak - Symphony No.8 in G major, op.88
    Yoel Levi, guest conductor
    James Vandemark, double bassist

31 March, 3 April 1984
Prokofiev - Lieutenant Kijé Suite, op.60
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.2 in B-flat major, op.19
Schumann - Symphony No.1 in B-flat major, op.38 "Spring"
    Raymond Harvey, conductor
    Yin Cheng-Zong, pianist

13 April 1984
Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
Mendelssohn - Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor, op.25
Nielsen - Symphony No.2, op.16 "Four Temperaments"
    Semyon Bychkov, conductor
    Stephen Manes, pianist

28, 29 April 1984
Corigliano - Gazebo Dances
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, op.58
Stravinsky - Petrouchka
    Semyon Bychkov, conductor
    Jeffrey Kahane, pianist

11, 12 May 1984
Paine - Oedipus Tyrannus, op.35
Beethoven - Romance No.2 in F major, op.50
Beethoven - Symphony No.9 in D minor, op.125 "Chorale"
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Charles Haupt, violinist
    Luvenia Garner, soprano
    Sharon Munden, mezzo-soprano
    George Gray, tenor
    David Evitts, baritone
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Thomas Swan, director

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