BPO Classics Repertoire 1956-57

2, 4 November 1956
Wagner - Der Fliegende Holländer: Overture
Wagner - Tristan and Isolde: Prelude and Love-Death
Wagner - Die Walküre: Magic Fire Music
Wagner - Götterdämerung: Siegfried's Rhine Journey and Funeral Music
Sibelius - Symphony No.7 in C major, op.105
    Josef Krips, conductor

18, 20 November 1956
Beethoven - Egmont Overture, op.84
Beethoven - Violin Concerto in D major, op.61
Beethoven - Symphony No.3 in E-flat major, op.55 "Eroica"
    Josef Krips, conductor
    Wolfgang Schneiderhan, violinist

2, 4 December 1956
Haydn - Symphony No.92 in G major "Oxford"
Rawsthorne - Piano Concerto No.2
Mozart - Piano Concerto No.23 in A major, K.488
Elgar - Enigma Variations, op.36
    Josef Krips, conductor
    Clifford Curzon, pianist

16, 18 December 1956
Chabrier - Gwendolin: Overture
d'Indy - Istar, A Tone Poem
Ravel - Daphnis and Chloé, Suite No.2
Franck - Symphony in D minor
    Pierre Monteux, guest conductor

13, 15 January 1957
Piston - Symphony No.6
Ravel - Piano Concerto in G major
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.4 in F minor, op.36
    Willis Page, conductor
    Jean Casadesus, pianist

27, 29 January 1957
Brahms - Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op.56a
Strauss, R. - Ariadne auf Naxes: Zerbinetta's Aria
Mahler - Symphony No.4 in G major
    Josef Krips, conductor
    Hilde Gueden, soprano

3, 5 February 1957
Strauss, R. - Death and Transfiguration, op.24
Brahms - Violin Concerto in D major, op.77
Mendelssohn - Symphony No.4 in A major, op.90 "Italian"
    Josef Krips, conductor
    Zino Francescatti, violinist

17, 19 February 1957
Verdi - Aida
    Josef Krips, conductor
    Herva Nelli, soprano
    Kurt Baum, tenor
    Nell Rankin, mezzo-soprano
    Ettore Bastianini, baritone
    Nicola Moscona, bass-baritone
    Herbert Beattie, bass
    Milford Fargo, baritone
    Janice Epke, soprano
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum
        Willis Page, director
    Guido Chorus
        Herbert Beattie, director
    Fredonia State Teachers College Choir
        Richard Shiel, director

3, 5 March 1957
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, op.58
Bruckner - Symphony No.7 in E major
    Josef Krips, conductor
    Claudio Arrrau, pianist

17, 19 March 1957
Bizet - Djamileh: Overture
Bartok - Violin Concerto No.2
Dvorak - Symphony No.9 in E minor, op.95 "New World"
    Josef Krips, conductor
    Isaac Stern, violinist

24, 26 March 1957
Respighi - Fountains of Rome
Stravinsky - Firebird Suite
Brahms - Symphony No.1 in C minor, op.68
    Josef Krips, conductor

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