BPO Classics Repertoire 1984-85

15, 18 September 1984
Gottschalk - Symphonie romantique "La nuit des tropiques"
Chausson - Poème de l'amour et de la mer
Brahms - Symphony No.2 in D major, op.73
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Clamma Dale, soprano

20, 21 October 1984
Mendelssohn - Ruy Blas: Overture, op.95
Strauss, R. - Burleske for Piano and Orchestra
Mahler - Symphony No.4 in G major
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Lee Luvisi, pianist
    Gail Hirschenfang, soprano

2, 3 November 1984
Mozart - Violin Concerto No.3 in G major, K.216
Liszt - A Faust Symphony
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Charles Haupt, violinist
    Gary Burgess, tenor
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum Men's Chorus,
        Thomas Swan, director

17, 18 November 1984
Druckman - Prism
Szymanowski - Violin Concerto No.1, op.35
Rimsky-Korsakoff - Sheherazade, op.35
    Raymond Harvey, conductor
    Stephanie Chase, violinist

20 November 1984
Berlioz - Les Troyens à Carthage
Bach - Violin Concerto No.1 in A minor
Saint-Saëns - Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, op.28
Rimsky-Korsakoff - Sheherazade, op.35
    Raymond Harvey, conductor
    Stacy Phelps, violinist

30 November, 1 December 1984
Barber - Essay No.2 for Orchestra
Ives - Robert Browning Overture
Gould - Tap Dance Concerto
Gould - Burchfield Gallery
Gould - American Ballads, Hymnal "We Shall Overcome"
    Morton Gould, composer, conductor
    Fred Strickler, tap dancer

26, 27 January 1985
Barber - Adagio for Strings
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.4 in F minor, op.36
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, op.58
    Semyon Bychkov, conductor
    Emanuel Ax, pianist

8, 9 February 1985
Smetana - The Bartered Bride: Overture
Stravinsky - Violin Concerto in D major
Rachmaninoff - Symphony No.2 in E minor, op.27
    Semyon Bychkov, conductor
    Cho-Liang Lin, violinist

23, 24 February 1985
Schubert - Symphony No.3 in D major
Lees - Concerto for Brass Instruments
Sibelius - Symphony No.2 in D major, op.43
    Eduardo Mata, guest conductor

8, 9 March 1985
Fountain - Symphony No.1 "Epitome of the Opressed"
Rimsky-Korsakoff - Piano Concerto in C minor, op.30
Mozart - Piano Concerto No.19 in F major, K.459
Elgar - Enigma Variations, op.36
    Catherine Comet, guest conductor
    Paul Badura-Skoda, pianist

16, 17 March 1985
Lalo - Le roi d'Ys
Mozart - Piano Concerto No.21 in C major, K.467
Ravel - Daphnis and Chloé, Suite No.1, Suite No.2
    Phillipe Entremont, pianist, conductor
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Thomas Swan, director

21 March 1985
Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G major
Bach - Concerto for Two Violins in D minor
Bach - Violin Concerto No.2 in E major
Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F major
    Alexander Schneider, guest conductor
    Charles Haupt, violinist
    Charles Castleman, violinist
    Harry Taub, violinist
    John Burgess, flutist
    Rodney Pierce, oboist
    David Keuhn, trumpeter

26 March 1985
Bach - Suite No.3 in D major
Bach - Cantata No.51 "Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!"
Bach - Magnificat
    Raymond Harvey, conductor
    Christine Donahue, soprano
    Diane Kesling, mezzo-soprano
    Gary Burgess, tenor
    Brian Zunner, baritone
    David Keuhn, trumpeter
    Houghton College Chorus,
        Bruce Brown, director

30, 31 March 1985
Bach - St. Matthew Passion
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Harolyn Blackwell, soprano
    Delores Ziegler, mezzo-soprano
    Joseph Frank, tenor
    David Evitts, baritone
    Brian Zunner, baritone
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Thomas Swan, director
    Buffalo Arts and Music Youth Chorus
        Donald Hilliard, director

12, 13 April 1985
Smetana - Ma Vlast: Sarka
Ravel - Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Bruckner - Symphony No.4 in E-flat major "Romantic"
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Leon Fleisher, pianist

27, 28 April 1985
Haydn - Symphony No.44 in E minor "Trauer"
Themmen - Cupid and Psyche for Violin and Orchestra
Brahms - Symphony No.1 in C minor, op.68
    Semyon Bychkov, conductor
    Emanuel Bock, violinist

11, 14 May 1985
Kurka - The Good Soldier Schweik: Suite
Bloch - Concerto Grosso No.1 for Strings and Piano Obligato
Mussorgsky/Ravel - Pictures at an Exhibition
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    William Eddins, pianist

17, 18 May 1985
La Montaine - Jubilant Overture, op.20
Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, op.18
    Saint-Saëns - Symphony No.3 in C minor, op.78 "Organ Symphony"
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Andre Watts, pianist
    James Bigham, organist

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