BPO Classics Repertoire 1978-79

7, 8 October 1978
Stravinsky - Fireworks, op.4
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, op.58
Copland - Appalachian Spring Suite
Ravel - La Valse
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Alicia de Larrocha, pianist

22, 24 October 1978
Brahms - Schicksalslied, op.54
Schumann - Piano Concerto in A minor, op.54
Brahms - Partsongs for Female Voices, Two Horns and Harp, op.17
Sibelius - Symphony No.5 in E-flat major, op.82
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Garrrick Ohlsson, pianist

4, 5 November 1978
Prokofiev - Love for Three Oranges: Suite
Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No.2 in G minor, op.63
Mozart - Adagio and Rondo for Violin, K.261, K.373
Mozart - Symphony No.40 in G minor, K.550
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Isaac Stern, violinist

19, 21 November 1978
Haydn - Symphony No.100 in G major "Military"
Strauss, R. - Horn Concerto No.1 in E-flat major, op.11
Mussorgsky/Ravel - Pictures at an Exhibition
    Neville Marriner, guest conductor
    Roy Waas, French hornist

2, 3 December 1978
Schubert - Symphony No.8 in B minor "Unfinished"
Bach - Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor, BWV 1052
Saint-Saëns - Symphony No.3 in C minor, op.78 "Organ"
    Lukas Foss, pianist, guest conductor

10 December 1978
Handel - Messiah
    Peter Peret, conductor
    Sheila Allen, soprano
    Catherine Robbin.alto
    Glyn Evans, tenor
    Frank Pullano, baritone
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum
        Peter Perret, director

20, 21 January 1979
Rimsky-Korsakoff - Sheherazade, op.35
Walton - Viola Concerto
Respighi - Pines of Rome
    John Mauceri, guest conductor
    Richard Field, violist

28, 30 January 1979
Weber - Jubel Overture
Mendelssohn - Symphony No.3 in A minor, op.56 "Scottish"
Mozart - Piano Concerto No.24 in C minor, K.491
Hindemith - Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes by Weber
    Peter Perret, conductor
    Malcom Frager, pianist

10, 11 February 1979
Mouret - Fanfare for A King's Supper
Berlioz - Nuits d'été
Debussy - Prelude to the Afternoon of A Faun
Debussy - Nocturnes
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Frederica von Stade, soprano
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Peter Perret, director

24, 25 February 1979
Brahms - Academic Festival Overture, op.80
Glazunov - Violin Concerto in A minor, op.82
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.2 in C minor, op.17 "Little Russian"
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Charles Haupt, violinist

11, 13 March 1979
Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No.4 in G major
Kirchner - Music for Flute and Orchestra
Bartók - Miraculous Mandarin (complete)
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Paula Robison, flutist
    John Burgess, flutist
    Charles Haupt, violinist
    Claude Kipnis Mime Theater

25, 27 March 1979
Beethoven - Symphony No.2 in D major, op.36
Krenek - Von Horn Herein, op.219
Brahms - Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor, op.15
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Misha Dichter, pianist

7, 8 April 1979
Strauss, R. - Don Quixote
Brahms - Symphony No.4 in E minor, op.98
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    James Kennedy, cellist
    Richard Field, violist

22, 24 April 1979
Tchaikovsky - Manfred Symphony, op.58
Beethoven - Violin Concerto in D major, op.61
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Pinchas Zukerman, violinist

5, 6 May 1979
Schubert - Symphony No.3 in D major
Mozart - Piano Concerto No.17 in G major, K.453
Elgar - Enigma Variations, op.36
    Neville Marriner, guest conductor
    John Browning, pianist

13, 15 May 1979
Mahler - Symphony No.3 in D minor
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Florence Quivar, mezzo-soprano
    Women's Chorus of the Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Peter Perret, director
    St. Paul's Boy's Choir,
        Anthony Furnivall, director

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