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Thirty-third Season [1945-1946]

November 25, 1945
Suite for Strings, arranged from the 12 Sonatas for Violin and Continuo, Op. 5
Arcangelo Corelli
[arr., Ettore Pinelli]

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 5 in A Major, K. 219, “Turkish”
Wolfgang A. Mozart

Robert Kitain, violin

Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98
Johannes Brahms

January 20, 1946
Overture from the Opera The Bartered Bride
Bedřich Smetana

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 73, "Emperor"
Ludwig van Beethoven

Muriel Kerr, piano

Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

March 3, 1946
Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D. 759, “Unfinished”
Franz Schubert

From the Lips of Memnon, Oriental Fantasy Overture
Chester Wittell

“Komm süsser Tod,” Hymn, BWV 478
Johann Sebastian Bach
[arr., Charles O’Connell]

“Scherzo” and “Nocturne” from the Incidental Music for Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61
Felix Mendelssohn

“Allegro vivace a movimento perpetuo,” Op. 11, “Moto perpetuo”
Niccolò Paganini
[arr., Eugene Ormandy]

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

March 24, 1946
Prelude from Act III of the Opera Lohengrin
Richard Wagner

Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, “Italian”
Felix Mendelssohn

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Joseph Battista, piano

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