BPO Classics Repertoire 1969-70

18, 21 October 1969
Mozart - Piano Concerto No.24 in C minor, K.491
Mozart - Mass in C minor
    Lukas Foss, conductor and pianist
    Mary Beth Piel, soprano
    Shelia Allen, soprano
    Warren Hoffer, tenor
    Laurence Bogue, bass
    Festival Chorus at SUCNY, Fredonia
        Jan Harrington, director

26, 28 October 1969
Purcell - Overture: Come Ye Sons of Art Away
Bach - Violin Concerto in A minor
Haydn - Cello Concerto in D major
Debussy - La Mer
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Charles Haupt, violinist
    Yuan Tung, Cellist

9, 11 November 1969
Ives - Holidays Symphony
Albeniz - La Vega
de Falla - El Amor Brujo
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Christopher Parkening, guitar

16, 18 November 1969
Prokofiev - Classical Symphony in D major, op.25
Stravinsky - Violin Concerto in D major
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.4 in F minor, op.36
    Melvin Strauss, conductor
    Ivry Gitlis, violinist

23, 25 November 1969
Martin - Petite Symphonie Concertante
Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No.2 in G minor, op.63
Beethoven - Symphony No.3 in E-flat major, op.55 "Eroica"
    Ulrich Meyer, guest conductor
    Ruggiero Ricci, violin
    Norma Bertolami, pianist
    Suzanne Thomas, harpist
    David Fuller, harpsichordist

7, 9 December 1969
Bach - Orchestra Suite No.3 in D major
Bach - Cantata No.51 "Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen"
Strauss, R. - Capriccio (final scene)
Strauss, R. - Don Juan, op.20
    Melvin Strauss, conductor
    Phyllis Curtin, soprano

14, 16 December 1969
Beethoven - Violin Concerto for Piano (Beethoven arrangement)
Takahashi - Orphika
Bernstein - Chichester Psalms
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Yuji Takahashi, pianist
    College Choir SUCNY Fredonia
        Richard Shiel, director

20, 21 December 1969
Handel - Messiah
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Susan Belling, soprano
    Elaine Bonazzi, mezzo-soprano
    Warren Hoffer, tenor
    Thomas Carey, baritone
    Frederick Burgomeister, organist
    Melvin Strauss, harpsichordist
    East High School Choir
        Donald Hilliard, director
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Melvin Strauss, director

11, 13 January 1970
Rorem - Lions
Colgrass - As Quiet As
Dvorak - Cello Concerto in B minor, op.104
Ravel - Bolero
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Janos Starker, Cellist

18, 20 January 1970
Stravinsky - Rossignol
Nabokov - The Return of Pushkin (18 January)
Chausson - Poème for Violin and Orchestra, op.25 (20 January)
Debussy - Premiere Rhapsody for Clarinet
Strauss, R. - Til Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Mary Beth Piel, soprano
    Charles Haupt, violinist
    James Pyne, clarinetist

25, 27 January 1970
Schumann - Symphony No.2 in C major, op.61
Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto in E minor, op.64
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Yehudi Menuhin, violinist

8, 10 February 1970
Brahms - Tragic Overture, op.81
Brahms - Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op.56a
Brahms - Symphony No.4 in E minor, op.98
    Josef Krips, guest conductor

15, 17 February 1970
Husa - Concerto for Brass Quintet and Strings
Dvorak - Piano Concerto in G minor, op.33
Beethoven - Symphony No.5 in C minor, op.67
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    New England Conservatory Student Brass Quintet
    Rudolf Firkusny, pianist

1, 3 March 1970
Ruggles - Men and Mountains (1 March)
Schönberg - Erwartung - A Monodrama (1 March)
Berlioz - Roman Carnival Overture (3 March)
Beethoven - Symphony No.5 in C minor, op.67 (3 March)
Stravinsky - The Rite of Spring
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Gloria Davy, soprano

5, 7 April 1970
Berg - Three Orchestra Pieces
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.2 in B-flat major, op.19
Berlioz - Symphonie fantastique, op.14
    Melvin Strauss, conductor
    Peter Serkin, pianist

19, 21 April 1970
Rossini - Italian in Algiers: Overture
Elgar - Enigma Variations, op.36
Hindemith - Der Schwanendreher
Ravel - Daphnis and Chloé, Suite No.2
    Franco Autori, conductor
    Jesse Levine, violist

26, 28 April 1970
Bartok - Piano Concerto No.2
Bruckner - Symphony No.7
    Joseph Kalichstein, pianist
    Richard Dufallo, conducter

10, 12 May 1970
Wagner - Lohengrin: Prelude to Act I
Wagner - Lohengrin: Prelude to Act II
Schubert - Symphony No.8 in B minor "Unfinished"
Gluck - Orfeo ed Euridice: Orpheus' Descent into the Underworld
Gluck - Orfeo ed Euridice: Che faro senza Euridice
Brahms - Alto Rhapsody, op.53
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Maureen Forester, contralto
    SUNYAB Chorus,
        Peter Van Dyke, director

17, 19 May 1970
Webern - Das Augenlicht
Mahler - Symphony No.2 in C minor "Resurrection"
    Lukas Foss, conductor
    Gwendolyn Sims, soprano
    Elaine Bonazzi, mezzo-soprano
    Festival Chorus SUCNY Fredonia
        Jan Harrington, director

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