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Seventeenth Season [1929-1930]

November 10, 1929

Overture from the Opera Euryanthe
Carl Maria von Weber

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58
Ludwig van Beethoven

Jacques Jolas, piano

Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major, K. 543
Wolfgang A. Mozart

Nocturne in D-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 2
Frédéric Chopin

Polonaise in A-flat Major, Op. 53
Frédéric Chopin

Jacques Jolas, piano

Donau-Walzer, Op. 314, “On the Beautiful Blue Danube Waltz”
Johann Strauss, Jr.

December 1, 1929

Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 97, Rhenish
Robert Schumann

“My Heart is Weary” from the Opera Nadezhda
Arthur Thomas

Gertrude Forster, contralto

L'arlésienne, Suite No. 1
Georges Bizet

“Oh That It Were So”
Frank Bridge

“Songs That My Mother Taught Me” from Gypsy Songs, Op. 55, No. 4
Antonín Dvořák

“Blackbird Song”
Cyril Scott

Gertrude Forster, contralto

Russell Heilig, accompanist

Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

February 2, 1930

Overture from the Opera Fidelio, Op. 72c
Ludwig van Beethoven

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in E Minor, Op. 64
Felix Mendelssohn

Josef Stopak, violin

Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68
Johannes Brahms

España, Symphonic Rhapsody
Emmanuel Chabrier


February 23, 1930

Die Hebriden, Concert Overture, Op. 26, “Fingal’s Cave”
Felix Mendelssohn

“Depuis le Jour” from the Opera Louise
Gustave Charpentier

Marie Sundelius, soprano

Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21
Ludwig van Beethoven

Deux danses, for Harp and Strings, “Danse sacrée” and “Danse profane”
Claude Debussy

“Sleep that Flits on Baby's Eyes”
John Alden Carpenter

“Ständchen” Op. 17, No. 2
Richard Strauss

“Life and Death”
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Marie Sundelius, soprano

Russell Heilig, accompanist

Overture from the Opera
Tannhäuser

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