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Twenty-ninth Season [1941-1942]

November 30,1941
Overture from theIncidental Music for Goethe’s drama Egmont,Op. 84
Ludwig van Beethoven

Concerto for Violinand Orchestra in D Major, Op. 77
Johannes Brahms

Adolph Busch,violin

Symphony in DMinor, Op. 48
César Franck

January 4, 1942
Overture from theOpera Ruslan and Lyudmila
Mikhail Glinka

“Monologue” and“Hallucination Scene” from the Opera BorisGodunov
Modest Mussorgsky

Alexander Kipnis,bass-baritone

Romeoand Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Nutcracker Suite,Op. 71a
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Excerpts from theOpera Boris Godunov
Modest Mussorgsky

Alexander Kipnis,bass-baritone

"PolovtsianDances" from the Opera PrinceIgor
Alexander Borodin

February 15,1942
AkademischeFestouvertüre, Op. 80, “Academic Festival Overture”
Johannes Brahms

Concerto for Pianoand Orchestra in A Minor, Op. 54
Robert Schumann

Elizabeth Zug,piano

Symphony No. 3, TragicCycle for Soprano, Chorus and Orchestra
Harl McDonald

Selma Amansky,soprano

Choral Societyof the University of Pennsylvania

March 22, 1942
Leonore Overture, No. 3, Op. 72b
Ludwig van Beethoven

Concerto for Piano, Violin, Cello and Orchestra, Op. 56, “Triple Concerto”
Ludwig van Beethoven

Edith Braun, piano

Lea Luboshutz, violin

Elsa Hilger, cello

Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D. 759, “Unfinished”
Franz Schubert

G’schichten aus dem Wienerwald, Op. 325, “Tales from the Vienna Woods”
Johann Strauss, Jr.

“Neue Pizzicato-Polka” from the Operetta Fürstin Ninetta, Op. 449
Johann Strauss, Jr.

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