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Sixty-third Season [1975-1976]

September 13, 1975
Symphony No. 8 in FMajor, Op. 93
Ludwig van Beethoven

Concerto for Pianoand Orchestra No. 2
in D Minor, Op. 23
Edward MacDowell

André Watts,pianist

SimpleSymphony, Op.4
Benjamin Britten

Rhapsodyin Blue forPiano and Orchestra
George Gershwin
[orchesd., Ferde Grofé]
André Watts
, pianist

October 19, 1975
Concerto Grosso in GMajor, Op. 6, No. 1
George Frideric Handel

TheHoly City,Op. 218
Alan Hovhaness

Symphony No.2 in DMajor, Op. 73
Johannes Brahms

Serenade No. 13 in GMajor, K. 525,
Eine kleine Nachtmusik
Wolfgang AmadeusMozart

Leboeuf sur le toit,Op. 58
Darius Milhaud

ClaudeKipnis Mime Theatre

January 11, 1976
Fantasiaon a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Ralph VaughanWilliams

Picturesat an Exhibition
Modest Moussorgsky
[orchesd., LeopoldStokowski]

“Ah! per sempre”from the Opera I puritaniVincenzo Bellini

“Per me giunto”from the Opera Don Carlo
Giuseppe Verdi

John Darrenkamp, baritone

“Battle Hymnof the Republic”
William Steffe
[arr., Peter J. Wilhousky]

The Reading MadrichorChamber Choir; Donald Reber,director

Balladfor Americansfor Baritone Solo,
Mixed Chorus and Orchestra
Earl Robinson
[John LaTouche, lyrics]

JohnDarren Kamp,baritone

The Reading Madrichor Chamber Choir; Donald Reber, director

February 22, 1976
Songs of the Tulpehocken
Stephen Douglas Burton

Kenneth Riegel, tenor

Stephen Bouglas Burton, conductor
World Première

March 7, 1976
Serenade No. 8 in D Major, K. 286,
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Henry Gass, Wes Fisher, Ray Kauffman, assisting conductors

Desolate City
Richard Yardumian

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
Aram Khachaturian
James Grasek, violin

Suite from the Opera The Golden Cockerel
Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov

March 28, 1976
Victor Borge, Guest Conductor

“Main Title” from the Film Music
for Captain Blood
Erich Wolfgang Korngold

Songs of Kurt Weill
Kurt Weill
[arr., Victor Borge]

Victor Borge, piano

Prelude in G Minor, Op. 23, No. 5
Sergei Rachmaninov

Victor Borge, piano

“Regnava nel silenzio”
from the Opera Lucia di Lammmermoor
Gaetano Donizetti

“Je veux vivre,” from the Opera Roméo et Juliette
Charles Gounod

Marilyn Mulvey, soprano

Triumphal March in E-flat Major, Op. 40
Alexander Glazanov

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