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Forty-third Season [1955-1956]

October 16, 1955
AcademischeFestouverture, Op. 80,“Academic Festival Overture”
Johannes Brahms

Concerto for Pianoand Orhestra No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 73, “Emperor”
Ludwig van Beethoven

Maryan Filar,pianist

Symphony No. 1 in EMinor, Op. 39
Jean Sibelius

November 27,1955
Overture from theOpera Fidelio, Op. 72c
Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 4 inB-flat Major, Op. 60
Ludwig van Beethoven

Concerto for Violinand Orchestra in D Major, Op. 35
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Michael Tree,violinist

January 15, 1956
Symphony No. 35 inD Major, K. 385, “Haffner”
Wolfgang A. Mozart

Seven PopularSpanish Songs
Manuel de Falla

Louise Parker,contralto

“Che faro senzaEuridice!” from the Opera Orfeo ed Euridice
Christoph W. Gluck

“Près desramparts de Séville” from the Opera Carmen,“Sequidillla”
Georges Bizet

“L’amour est unoiseau rebelled,” from the Opera Carmen“Habanera”
Georges Bizet

Louise Parker,contralto

Picturesat an Exhibition
Modest Mussorgsky
[orchesd., Maurice Ravel]

March 18, 1956
Le carnival romain, Ouverture caractéristique, Op. 9, “Roman Carnival”
Hector Berlioz

Symphony in D Minor, Op. 48
César Franck

Vltava, Symphonic Poem from Má Vlast, “The Moldau”
Bedřich Smetana

“Air” from Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1067, No. 2, “Air on the G String”
Johann Sebastian Bach

Rumanian Rhapsody No. 1, Op. 11, No. 1
Georges Enescu

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