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Sixty-fourth Season [1976-1977]

September 18, 1976
Louis Vyner, Conductor

Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op. 6. No. 4
Georg Frederic Handel

Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op.55, Eroica
Ludwig van Beethoven

“The Man I Love” from the ballet Who Cares?
George Gershwin
[originally for the Musical Lady,be Good]

“Embraceable You”
George Gershwin
[originally for the unproduced Musical Eastis West]

Dances from Opera TheBartered Bride

“Andante” fromString Symphony No.9 in C Major
Felix Mendelssohn

“Allegro” and“Pas de deux”
from the Ballet Stars andStripes
John Philip Sousa
[orchesd., Hershey Kay]

October 10, 1976
Sidney Rothstein, Conductor

Overture from theBallet
Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus
Ludwig van Beethoven

Firebird,Concert Suite No. 2
Igor Stravinsky

Concerto No.3 forPiano and Orchestra
in D Minor, Op. 30
Sergei Rachmaninoff

PeterOrth, pianist

November 21, 1976
Sidney Rothstein, Conductor

“Prelude undLiebestod”
from the Opera Tristan undIsolde
Richard Wagner
arr., Engelbert Humperdinck]

Vier letzte Lieder
Richard Strauss

“O, Moon High Up inthe Deep, Deep Sky”
from the Opera Rusalka, “OSilver Moon”
Antonín Dvořák

“Ernani! Ernani,involami” from the Opera Ernani
Giuseppe Verdi

Mary Costa,soprano

Variationson a Theme by Haydn,Op. 56aJohannes Brahms

January 16, 1977
Sidney Rothstein, Conductor

Helios,Concert Overture, Op. 17
Carl Nielsen

“Iberia” from Images
Claude Debussy

Concerto for Celloand Orchestra in B Minor, Op. 104
Antonín Dvořák
Leonard Rose
, violincellist

March 6, 1977
Sidney Rothstein, Conductor

Tragische Ouvertüre, Op. 81, “Tragic Overture
Johannes Brahms

Symphony No. 1, Op.9
Samuel Barber

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

Witold Malcuzynski, pianist

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