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Thirty-seventh Season [1949-1950]

November 27,1949
Overture from theOpera L’italiana in Algeri
Gioacchino Rossini

Concerto No. 4 forPiano and Orchestra in D Minor, Op. 70
Anton Rubinstein

Gertrude Sternbergh,pianist

Symphony No. 3 in FMajor, Op. 90
Johannes Brahms

January 29, 1950
Overture from theOpera Benvenuto Cellini,Op. 23
Hector Berlioz

Symphony No. 2 inB-flat Major, D. 125
Franz Schubert

Concerto for Pianoand Orchestra No. 25 in C Major, K. 503
Wolfgang A. Mozart

Soulima Stravinsky,pianist

DonJuan, Tone Poem for LargeOrchestra, Op. 20
Richard Strauss

March 12, 1950
Overture from theBallet Die Geschöpfe desPrometheus, Op. 43, “The Creatures of Prometheus”
Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 5 in CMinor, Op. 67, “Fate”
Ludwig van Beethoven

Concerto for Violinand Orchestra in D Major, Op. 61
Ludwig van Beethoven

SzymonGoldberg, violinist

April 23, 1950
Prelude from the Opera Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Richard Wagner

“Wahn, Wahn, Überall Wahn” from the Opera Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, “Wahnmonologue”
Richard Wagner

“Was duftet doch der Flieder” from the Opera
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, “Fliedermonologue”
Richard Wagner

Jan Gbur, baritone

Siegfried Idyll
Richard Wagner

Prelude from Act III of the Opera Lohengrin
Richard Wagner

Overture from the Operetta Die Fledermaus
Johann Strauss, Jr.

Pizzicato Polka, Op. 234
Josef (and Johann, Jr.) Strauss

Perpetuum mobile, A Musical Joke, Op. 257
Johann Strauss, Jr.

“Schatz-Waltzer” from the Operetta Der Zigeunerbaron, Op. 418, “My Darling”
Johann Strauss, Jr.

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

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