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Fifty-ninth Season [1971-1972]

October10, 1971
Overtureafter Sheridan’s The School for Scandal, Op. 5
Samuel Barber

Symphonyin D Minor, Op. 48
César Franck

Concertofor Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11
Frédéric Chopin

SusanStarr, pianist

November7, 1971
Carnival,Concert Overture, Op. 92
Antonín Dvořák

TheHoly City,Op. 218
Alan Hovhaness

SymphonyNo. 2 in D Major, Op. 36
Ludwing van Beethoven

Conciertoandaluz forFour Guitars and Orchestra
Joaquín Rodrigo

TheRomeros, guitarists

December12, 1971
Overturefrom the Opera Guillaume Tell,“William Tell”
Giachino Rossini

Suitefrom The Plough that Broke thePlains
Virgil Thomson

“JamaicanRumba” from Two JamaicanPieces
Arthur Benjamin

DonJuan, TonePoem for Large Orchestra, Op. 20
Richard Strauss

“Waltzof the Flowers” from the Ballet TheNutcracker, Op. 71
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

SandraBalestracci, Ellen Glemby, Chester Roberts, Dennis Seeto,dancers

“Pasde Dauz” fromthe Ballet Le Corsair
Riccardo Drigo

RoseMarie Menes, Conrad Ludlow, dancers

“Danceof the Mirlitons (Flutes)” and “Trépak” from the Ballet TheNutcracker, Op. 71
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Antichedanze ed arie per liuto,Set I “Ancient Airs and Dances”
Ottorino Respighi

SandraBalestracci, Rose Marie Menes, Ellen Glemby, Chester Roberts, JohnFogarty, Dennis Seeto, with guest artist Conrad Ludlow,dancers[Ballet Brio]

January 16, 1972
Overture from the Singspiel Die Entfürung aus dem Serail
Wolfgang A. Mozart

“Air” from Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068, “Air on a G String”
Johann Sebastian Bach

Symphony No. 4 in D Minor, Op. 120
Robert Schumann

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

Ruggiero Ricci, violinist

March 12, 1972
Overture from the Opera The Bartered Bride
Bedřich Smetana

“Nuages” and “Fêtes” from Nocturnes
Claude Debussy

Symphony No. 2 in B Minor
Alexander Borodin

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

Jerome Lowenthal, pianist

April 16, 1972
Suite from Water Music
George Frideric Handel
[arr., Eugene Ormandy]

Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Op. 60
Sergei Prokofiev

“Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön” from the Opera Die Zauberflöte
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

“Das Trinklied vom Jammer der Erder,” “Von der Jugend” and “Der Trunkene im Frühling” from Das Lied von der Erde
Gustav Mahler

Kenneth Riegel, tenor

“Polka and Fugue” from the Opera Schwanda the Bagpiper
Jaromir Weinberger

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