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Sixty-second Season [1974-1975]

September 22, 1974
Ray Kauffman,guest conductor

Symphony No. 4 in FMinor, Op. 36
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Concerto for Pianoand Orchestra No. 25
in C Major, K. 503
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Concerto for Pianoand Orchestra No. 1
in E-flat Major, “Triangle”
Franz Liszt

Misha Dichter, pianist

October 27, 1974
AkademischeFestouvertüre,Op. 80,
“Academic Festival Overture”
Johannes Brahms

Variationson “America”
Charles Ives
[orchesd., William Schuman]

MerryMount Suite,
from the Opera “The Merry Mount”
Howard Hanson

“Alleluia” fromthe Motet
Exsultate, jubilate, K. 165
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

“Una voce poco fa”from Il Barbiere di SivigliaGioachino Rossini

“Regnava nelsilenzio” and “Quando rapito in estasi”
from the Opera Lucia di Lammermoor
Gaetano Donizetti

“Caro nome” fromthe Opera Rigoletto
Giuseppe Verdi

Bella Rudenko,soprano

“PolovtsianDances” from the Opera Prince Igor
Alexander Borodin

November 24, 1974
Overture from theOpera Tannhäuser
Richard Wagner

Symphony No. 1 in GMinor
Vasili Kalinnikov

Symphonyof Psalms forChorus and Orchestra
Igor Stravinsky

TheReading Choral Society;Dr. Peter LaManna, director

January 19, 1975
Overture from the OperaIl Barbiere di Siviglia
Giacomo Rossini

Prélude à L’après-midi d’un faune
Claude Debussy

Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

“Farandole” from L’arlésienne Suite, No. 2
Georges Bizet

Schelomo, Hebrew Rhapsody for Cello with Orchestra
Ernest Bloch

Christine Walevska, cellist

“Walkürenritt” from the Opera Die Walküre,
“Ride of the Valkyries”
Richard Wagner

March 16, 1975
Overture from the OperaEuryanthe
Carl Maria von Weber

Symphony No.88 in G Major, Hob. I:88
Franz Joseph Haydn

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

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
in D Major, Op. 77
Johannes Brahms

Geoffrey Michaels, violinist

April 13, 1975
Overture from the Incidental Music to
Goethe’s Drama Egmont
Ludwig van Beethoven

Don Juan, Tone Poem for Large Orchestra, Op. 20 Richard Strauss

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in G Major Maurice Ravel

Hungarian Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra,
“Fantasia on Hungarian Folk Tunes”
Franz Liszt

Jorge Bolet, pianist

Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34
Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov

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