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Sixty-first Season [1973-1974]

October 14, 1973
Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op.64
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Concerto No. 4 in Eflat Major
for Horn and Orchestra, K495
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Nolan Miller,hornist

for High Voice, Chorus and Orchestra
Leonard Bernstein
{?}, [countertenor]

ReadingChoral Society; Dr. Peter LaManna,conducting

November 18, 1973
Symphony No. 1 in CMinor, Op. 68
Johannes Brahms

Concerto for TwoPianos and Orchestra in D MinorFrancis Poulenc

DieFledermaus,arr. for two pianos and orchestraJohann Strauss, Jr.
[arranged by Pierre Luboshutz]
Jeffrey and Ronald Marlowe
, pianists

December 9, 1973
A Night on theBare Mountain
Modest Moussorgsky
[arr. and orchesd.,Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov]

Concerto for Violinand Orchestra in D Minor, Op. 47
Jean Sibelius
Daniel Heifetz, violin

“Arab Village”
from Seven Studies on Themes ofPaul Klee
Gunther Schuller

“Dance of theBuffoons”
from the Opera The Snow Maiden
Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Fantasiaon Greensleeves
Ralph Vaughan Williams
[arranged by Ralph Greaves]

Soiréesmusicales,Op. 9, “Rossini Suite No. 1”Benjamin Britten

January 20, 1974
Musicfor the Royal Fireworks, HWV351
George Frideric Handel
[arr., Sir Hamilton Harty]

Toccata and Fugue inD Minor, BWV 565
Johann Sebastian Bach
[arr., Louis Vyner]

Symphony No. 104
in D Major, Hob. I:104, “London”
Franz Joseph Haydn

Maurice Ravel

Luis Montero, ElenaSantana, Luis Porcel,
Pablo Rodarte, Maira Miranda, Esther,dancers

LaVida breve,Lyric Drama Manuel de Falla

Jose Molina,dancer

“Dance of theComedians”
from the Opera The BarteredBride
Bedřich Smetana

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The Romeros

Jose Molina withAntonio Villanaeva,
Beltran Espinosa, Jesus de Araceli,dancers

España,Symphonic Rhapsody
Emmanuel Chabrier

JoseMolina and Company; Jose Molina, Bailes Espanoles

February 17, 1974
Overture from theRadio Opera
The Old Maid and the Thief
Gian Carlo Menotti

TriploConcerto a Tre
Gian Carlo Menotti
Charles Rex
, violin
Juan Wolfgang Granat
, viola
Saumuel Belenko
Randy Cook
, oboe
Ignatius Gennusa
, clarinet
Kathleen White
, bassoon
Mary Elizabeth Gale
, harp
Peter Orth
, piano
Alan Abel
, percussion

CinderellaSuite No. 1, Op. 107
Sergei Prokofiev

Concerto for Pianoand Orchestra No. 2
in C Minor, Op. 18
Sergei Rachmaninoff

Byron Janis, piano

March 17, 1974
Fanfare for the Common Man
Aaron Copland

Symphony No. 2, Op. 132, Mysterious Mountain
Alan Hovhaness

Excerpts from the Ballet
The Swan Lake, Op. 20
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

“Una furtiva lagrima”
from the Opera L’elisir d’amore
Gaetano Donizetti

“Ecco, ridente in cielo”
from the Opera Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Gioachino Rossini

“Un’ aura amorosa”
from the Opera Così fan tutte
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

“Sie meco avverso il fato”
from the Opera Il Templario
Otto Nicolai

“Per quella dolce immagine”
from the Opera Il Templario
Otto Nicolai

Bruce Brewer, tenor

Prelude from the Opera
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Richard Wagner

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