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Forty-second Season [1954-1955]

October 3, 1954
Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C Major, BWV 564
Johann Sebastian Bach
[arr., Leo Weiner]

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

Jerome Lowenthal, pianist

Symphony No. 2 in C Major, Op. 61
Robert Schumann

November 21, 1954
Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K. 504, “Prague”
Wolfgang A. Mozart

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

Henri Aubert, vioinist

Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

“Polovtsian Dances” from the Opera Prince Igor
Alexander Borodin

January 15, 1955
Overture from the Opera Béatrice and Bénédict
Hector Berlioz

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

Gertrude Sternburgh, pianist

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

April 17, 1955
Overture from the Opera Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Richard Wagner

Symphony No. 102 in B-flat Major, Hob I:102
Franz Joseph Haydn

“Einsam in trüben Tagen” from the Opera Lohengrin, “Elsa’s Dream”
Richard Wagner

“Dich teure Halle grüss ich wieder” from the Opera Lohengrin, “Elisabeth’s Greeting”
Richard Wagner

“Let My Song Fill Your Heart”
Ernest Charles

“A Dream,” Op. 48, No. 6
Edvard Grieg

“Chère Nuit”
Alfred Bachelet

Eileen Farrell, soprano

Der Rosenkavelier Suite
Richard Strauss

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