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Fifty-eighth Season [1970-1971]

October11, 1970
FestiveOverture, Op.96
Dmitri Shostakovich

SymphonyNo. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67, “Fate”
Ludwig van Beethoven

Concertofor Flute, Harp and Orchestra in C Major, K. 299
Wolfgang A. Mozart

RayKauffman,flutist

MarilynCostello, harpist

“Valse”and “Rhythm” from Four Centuries Suite
Eric Coates

November1, 1970
DanceOverture
Paul Creston

SymphonyNo. 1 in D Major, “Titan” [Second and Third Movements]
Gustav Mahler

“RittenhouseSquare” from Four Squares ofPhiladelphia
Louis Gesensway

“Nonpiù endrai” from the Opera LeNozze di Figaro
Wolfgang A. Mozart

“Madamina!Il catalogo è questo” from the Opera DonGiovanni, “Catalog Aria”
Wolfgang A. Mozart

“Diebeiden Grenadiere,” Op. 49, No. 1
Robert Schumann

“Vousqui faites l’endormie” from the Opera Faust,“Mephistopheles’ Serenade”
Charles Gounod

“Farewell,my Son, I am Dying” from the Opera BorisGodunov, “Boris’ Death”
Modest Mussorgsky

JeromeHines, bass

Prelude from the Opera DieMeistersinger von Nürnberg
Richard Wagner

December 13, 1970
SymphonyNo. 7 in A Major, Op. 92
Ludwig van Beethoven

Preludefrom the Opera Irmelin
Frederick Delius

“Voi,che sapete che cosa è amor” from the Opera LeNozze di Figaro
Wolfgang A. Mozart

“Nonsò più cosa son” from the Opera LeNozze di Figaro
Wolfgang A. Mozart

“Adieu,fôrets” from the Opera TheMaid of Orléans (Jeanned’Arc), “Joan’s Aria”
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

“Moncoeur s’ouvre à ta voix” from the Opera Samsonet Dalila
Camille Saint-Saëns

“L’amourest un oiseau rebelle” from the Opera Carmen,“Habanera”
Georges Bizet

“Lestringles des sistres tintaient” from the Opera Carmen,“Gypsy Song”
Georges Bizet

MildredMiller, mezzo-soprano

NutcrackerSuite, Op.71a
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

January10, 1971
Preludefrom the Opera Khovanshchina
Modest Mussorgsky

SymphonyNo. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, “from the New World”
Antonín Dvořak

Concertofor Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 32
Franz Xaver Scharwenka

EarlWild, pianist

February 21, 1971
Overture from the Opera La gazza ladra
Gioachino Rossini

“Allegro molto vivace” from Symphony No. 6 in B Minor
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

“Siciliana” and “Vava il vino” from the opera Cavalleria rusticana
Pietro Mascagni

“Salut! demeure chaste et pure” from the opera Faust
Charles Gounod

Kenneth Riegel, tenor

Madamoselle Angot Suite
Charles Lococq
[orchesd., Richard Mohaupt]

“Furiant” from the Opera The Bartered Bride
Bedřich Smetana

Donau-Walzer, Op. 314, “On the Beautiful Blue Danube”
Johann Strauss, Jr.

Wien, du Stadt meiner Träume
Rudolf Sieczynski

Kenneth Riegel, tenor

The Lord’s Prayer
Albert Hay Malotte

“Polovtsian Dances” from the Opera Prince Igor
Alexander Borodin

Battle Hymn of the Republic
William Steffe/Julia Ward Howe
[arr., Peter J. Wilhousky]

Kenneth Riegel, tenor

Reading Choral Society; Dr. Peter LaManna, director

March 28, 1971
Overture from the Opera Il segreto di Susanna
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari

Adagio for Strings Samuel Barber

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

Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
Sergei Rachmaninov

Gertrude Sternbergh, pianist

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