BPO Classics Repertoire 1981-82

3, 4 October 1981
Ives/Schuman - Variations on "America"
Dvorak - Violin Concerto in A minor, op.53
Mahler - Symphony No.1 in D major
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Isaac Stern, violinist

17, 20 October 1981
Schuman, W. - Circus Overture
Mozart - Piano Concerto No.9 in E-flat major, K.271 "Jeunehomme"
Prokofiev - Symphony No.6 in E-flat major, op.111
    Jorge Mester, guest conductor
    John Browning, pianist

7, 8 November 1981
Wagner - Rienzi: Overture
Samuel - Requiem for Survivors "and suddenly it's evening"
Ravel - Le tombeau de Couperin
Shostakovich - Symphony No.5 in D minor, op.47
    Julius Rudel, conductor

21, 24 November 1981
Berlioz - Le Corsaire Overture, op.21
Barber - Music for a Scene from Shelley, op.7
Mozart - Violin Concerto No.4 in D major, K.218
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.3 in D major, op.29 "Polish"
    Irwin Hoffman, guest conductor
    Charles Haupt, violinist

5, 6 December 1981
Schubert - Rosamunde: Overture
Hanson - Symphony No.2 "Romantic"
Stravinsky - Oedipus Rex
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Jose Ferrer, narrator
    George Shirley, tenor
    Regina Sarfaty, mezzo-soprano
    Gary Burgess, tenor
    David Evitts, baritone
    Andrew Schultz, baritone
    Men's Chorus of the Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Thomas Swan, director

12, 13 December 1981
Handel - Messiah
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Berenice Bramson, soprano
    Diane Wilis, mezzo-soprano
    Joseph Evans, tenor
    David Evitts, baritone
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Thomas Swan, director

9, 12 January 1982
Schubert - Overture in the Italian Style in D major
Dvorak - Cello Concerto in B minor, op.104
Walker - Lyric for Strings
Brahms - Violin and Cello Concerto in A minor, op.102
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Eudice Shapiro, violinist
    Zara Nelsova, cellist

23, 24 January 1982
Ward - Euphony for Orchestra
Saint-Saëns - Piano Concerto No.5 in F major, op.103 "Egyptian"
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.6 in B minor, op.74 "Pathetique"
    Semyon Bychkov, conductor
    Lorin Hollander, pianist

30 January, 2 February 1982
Rameau - Zais
Schuller - Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee
Schuller - Four Soundscapes "Hudson Vallet Reminiscences"
Beethoven - Symphony No.4 in B-flat major, op.60
    Gunther Schuller, guest conductor

13, 16 February 1982
Bach, J.C. - Symphony in B-flat major, op.18, No.2
Thomson - Sea Piece with Birds
Mendelssohn - Piano Concerto No.2 in D minor, op.40
Schubert - Symphony No.6 in C major "Little"
Ravel - Bolero
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Ilana Vered, pianist

27, 28 February 1982
Haydn - Symphony No.67 in F major
Barber - Piano Concerto, op.38
Sibelius - Symphony No.7 in C major, op.105
Dvorak - Slavonic Dances, op.46, Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4
    Christopher Keene, guest conductor
    James Toco, pianist

13, 16 March 1982
Verdi - Otello
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Marina Todorova, soprano
    Anita Swan, mezzo-soprano
    Ermanno Mauro, tenor
    Gary Burgess, tenor
    Christopher Critelli, tenor
    Frank Pullano, baritone
    Brian Zunner, baritone
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum
        Thomas Swan, director

20, 23 March 1982
Lees - Scarlatti Portfolio
Mozart - Rondo for Piano and Orchestra in D major, K.382
Mozart - Rondo for Piano and Orchestra in A major, K.386
Poulenc - Concerto for Two Pianos in D minor
Mendelssohn - Symphony No.4 in A major, op.90 "Italian"
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Santiago Rodriguez, pianist
    Panayis Lyras, pianist

3, 4 April 1982
Skrowaczewski - Music at Night
Scriabin - Piano Concerto in F-sharp minor, op.20
Bruckner - Symphony No.3 in D minor
    Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, guest conductor
    Michael Ponti, pianist

17, 20 April 1982
Bloch - In Memoriam
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, op.58
Berlioz - Symphonie fantastique, op.14
    Semyon Bychkov, conductor
    Eugene Istomin, pianist

1, 2 May 1982
Flagello - Processional
Schönberg - Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night)
Brahms - Piano Concerto No.2 in B-flat major, op.83
    Semyon Bychkov, conductor
    Emanuel Ax, pianist

8, 9 May 1982
Bach/Stokowski - Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Hanson - Song of Democracy, for Chorus and Orchestra
Beethoven - Symphony No.9 in D minor, op.125 "Chorale"
    Julius Rudel, conductor
    Esther Hinds, soprano
    Norma Hirsh, mezzo-soprano
    Jon West, tenor
    Andrew Frierson, bass
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum,
        Thomas Swan, director

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