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Thirty-sixth Season [1948-1949]

November 28, 1948
Overture from the Opera Don Giovanni
Wolfgang A. Mozart

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

Claudette Sorel, pianist

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

January 16, 1949
Overture from the Ballet Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus, Op. 43, “The Creatures of Prometheus”
Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43
Jean Sibelius

Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77
Johannes Brahms

Stephen Hero, violinist

February 27, 1949
Coriolan, Concert Overture after Collin, Op. 62
Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550
Wolfgang A. Mozart

Concerto No. 2 for Piano and Orchestra in F minor, Op. 21
Frédéric Chopin

Menahem Pressler, pianist

April 3, 1949
Overture from the Opera Tannhäuser
Richard Wagner

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

Five Russian Pieces
Louis Gesensway

“Adagietto” from L’arlésienne Suite No. 1
Georges Bizet

“Farandole” from L’Arlesienne Suite No. 2
Georges Bizet
[orchesd., Ernest Guiraud

“The Swan” from Le carnaval des animaux, Op. 65, No. 13
Camille Saint-Saëns

Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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