BPO Classics Repertoire 1976-77

17, 19 October 1976
Beethoven - Symphony No.8 in F major, op.93
Riegger - Rhapsody for Orchestra
Leopold Mozart - Toy Symphony
Schumann - Symphony No.3 in E-flat major, op.97 "Rhenish"
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

30, 31 October 1976
Bach - Mass in B minor
    Neville Marriner, guest conductor
    Susan Devenny Wyner, soprano
    Kathleen Hegierski, mezzo-soprano
    John Aler, tenor
    David Evitts, baritone
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Thomas A Sokol, director

7, 9 November 1976
Rossini - La Cenerentola: Overture
Mozart - Piano Concerto No.23 in A major, K.488
Strauss, R. - A Hero's Life
    Jorge Mester, guest conductor
    Ursula Oppens, pianist

20, 21 November 1976
Haydn - Symphony No.81 in G major
Varèse - Arcana
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, op.58
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Christoph Eschenbach, pianist

4, 5 December 1976
Bach - Concerto for Two Violins in D minor
Berg - Three Pieces for Orchestra, op.6
Beethoven - Violin Concerto in D major, op.61
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Henryk Szeryng, violinist
    Charles Haupt, violinist

11, 12 December 1976
Handel - Messiah
    Robert Cole, conductor
    Susan Belling, soprano
    Marvellee Cariaga, mezzo-soprano
    Joseph Evans, tenor
    John Ostendorf, baritone
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum
        Thomas A. Sokol, director

9, 11 January 1977
Hindemith - Musica Instrumentalis from Harmony of the Universe
Mozart - The Marriage of Figaro: Voi che sapete
Rossini - La Cenerentola: Non piu mesta from
Mahler - Symphony No.4 in G major
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano

22, 23 January 1977
Borodin - Symphony No.2 in B minor
Bartók - Piano Concerto No.2
Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake, Act III Divertissement
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Pascal Rogé, pianist

5, 6 February 1977
Webern - Passacaglia, op.1
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.1 in C major, op.15
Franck - Symphony in D minor
    Robert Cole, conductor
    Misha Dichter, pianist

12, 13 February 1977
Brahms - Tragic Overture, op.81
Fountain - Ritual Dances of the Amaks
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.5 in E-flat major, op.73 "Emperor"
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Alexis Weissenberg, pianist

27 February, 1 March 1977
Berlioz - Benvenuto Cellini: Overture
Ravel - Piano Concerto in G major
Rachmaninoff - Symphony No.2 in E minor, op.27
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    John Browning, pianist

13, 15 March 1977
Mozart - Symphony No.38 in D major, K.504 "Prague"
Bruckner - Symphony No.4 in E-flat major "Romantic"
    William Steinberg, guest conductor

26, 27 March 1977
Handel - Royal Fireweorks Music
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.2 in B-flat major, op.19
de Falla - The Three Cornered Hat
    Eduardo Mata, guest conductor
    Jeffrey Siegel, pianist

3, 5 April 1977
Mahler - Des Knaben Wunderhorn: Songs
Mahler - Symphony No.2 in C minor "Resurrection"
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Juanita Waller, soprano
    Jesssye Norman, mezzo-soprano

16, 17 April 1977
Brahms - Academic Festival Overture, op.80
Brahms - Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op.56a
Brahms - Violin Concerto in D major, op.77
    Peter Perret, conductor
    Ruggiero Ricci, violinist

1 May 1977
Wagner - Tannhäuser: Overture
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.1 in C major, op.15
Franck - Symphony in D minor
    Robert Cole, conductor
    Mark Westcott, pianist

8, 10 May 1977
Wagner - Der Fliegende Holländer: Overture
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, op.37
Dvorak - Symphony No.6 in D major, op.60
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Garrick Ohlsson, pianist

14 May 1977
Bernstein - West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Copland - Lincoln Portrait
Fauré - Pavane
Mussorgsky/Ravel - Pictures at an Exhibition
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Walter Cronkite, narrator

22, 24 May 1977
Gershwin - Porgy and Bess
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

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