BPO Classics Repertoire 1935-1936

BPO Classics Repertoire 1935-1936

7 November 1935

BEETHOVEN  Egmont Overture, op.84
BRAHMS  Symphony No.3 in F major, op.90
DEBUSSY  Two Nocturnes
GLIÈRE  Russian Sailor’s Dance

Lajos Shuk, conductor

18 November 1935

HINDEMITH  Mathis der Maler
BACH/ALBERT  Prelude, Chorale and Fugue
RACHMANINOFF  Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, op.18
SCARLATTI  Sonata in C minor
SMETANA  Ma Vlast: The Moldau

Lajos Shuk, conductor
C. Gordon Watkins, piano

5 December 1935

BELLINI  Norma: Overture
MOZART  Symphony No.39 in E-flat major, K.543
HADLEY  Overture “In Bohemia”
ELGAR  Enigma Variations, op.36

Lajos Shuk, conductor

30 December 1935

DAVIDSON  Symphony in One Movement
BEETHOVEN  Symphony No.7 in A major, op.92
CORELLI  Concerto Grosso No.8 in G minor “Christmas Concerto”
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV  Scheherazade, op.35

Lajos Shuk, conductor

9 January 1936

LISZT  Rakoczy March
LISZT  Mephisto Waltz
LISZT  Die Loreley
LISZT  Les préludes
LISZT  Hungarian Rhapsody No.4
LISZT  Hungarian Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra
LISZT  Tasso: “Lamento e Trionfo”

Lajos Shuk, conductor
Doris Hogerson, mezzo-soprano
Harold Bradley, piano

23 January 1936

DVORAK  Carnival Overture, op.92
SCHUMANN  Symphony No.4 in D minor, op.120
BRAHMS  Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op.56a
CORNELISSEN  A Morning in May

Arnold Cornelissen, composer and guest conductor
Mary Konikoff, soprano
Marion McKenzie, soprano
Della Campbell, contralto
Ralph Taylor, tenor
William Miles Thomas, baritone
Russell Baum, piano

6 February 1936

MOZART  Cosi fan tutte: Overture
SCHUBERT  Symphony No.9 in C major “The Great”
BAUM  Variations over a Theme of Paganini for Piano and Orchestra
STRAUSS, R.  Don Juan, op.20

Lajos Shuk, conductor
Russell Baum, composer and piano

20 February 1936

WAGNER  Die Meistersinger: Overture
DEBUSSY  Prelude to the Afternoon of A Faun
RAVEL  Bolero
BACH  Chorale: Now Thank We All Our God
BRAHMS  Die Mainacht
HANDEL  Where E’er You Walk
BEETHOVEN Elegiac Song
STRAVINSKY  Firebird Suite

Lajos Shuk, conductor
Raymond Cook, baritone
University of Buffalo Glee Clubs

5 March 1936

ROSSINI  La Gazza Ladra: Overture
LIADOV  The Enchanted Lake, op.62
LIADOV  Kikimora, op.63
FRANCK  Le Chausseur Maudit
CHAUSSON  Poème for Violin and Orchestra, op.25
RAVEL  Tzigane
TCHAIKOVSKY  Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture

Lajos Shuk, conductor
Jeanne Gautier, violin

29 March 1936

VERDI  I Vespri Siciliani: Overture
HAYDN  Symphony No.104 in D major (London Symphony)
SHUK  Four Songs with Orchestra
WAGNER  Götterdämmerung: Siegfried’s Death and Funeral March
WAGNER  Tristan and Isolde: Prelude and Love-Death
STRAUSS, J. JR.  Tales from the Vienna Woods

Lajos Shuk, conductor
Audrey Ely, soprano
Florence Ann Reid, contralto

5 April 1936

OFFENBACH  Orpheus in the Underworld: Overture
SCHUBERT  Symphony No.8 in B minor “Unfinished”
TCHAIKOVSKY  Nutcracker Suite: Dance of the Mirlitons, Trepak
SIBELIUS  Finlandia
DVORAK  Symphony No.9 in E minor, op.95: Largo
LISZT  Liebestraum
WAGNER  Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries
TCHAIKOVSKY  1812 Overture
STRAUSS, J. JR.  Blue Danube Waltzes

Lajos Shuk, conductor

19 April 1936

WAGNER  Die Meistersinger: Overture
MOZART  Piano Concerto No.21 in C major, K.467
TCHAIKOVSKY  Symphony No.4 in F minor, op.36

Izler Solomon, conductor
Guy Maier, piano

3 May 1936

MOZART  Il Seraglio: Overture
BEETHOVEN  Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, op.58
BEETHOVEN  Symphony No.7 in A major, op.92

Creighton Churchill, conductor
Stanley Fletcher, piano

10 May 1936

FRANCK  Symphony in D minor
VIOTTI  Violin Concerto in A minor
COATES  Three Bears
TCHAIKOVSKY  Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture

Frank Foti, conductor
June Hards, violin