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Sixty-fifth Season [1977-1978]

October 1, 1977
Akademische Festouvertüre, Op. 80,
“Academic Festival Overture”
Johannes Brahms

Symphony No. 1 in CMinor, Op. 68
Johannes Brahms

Concerto for Pianoand Orchestra No. 1
in D Minor, Op. 15
Johannes Brahms


December 11, 1977
Knoxville:Summer of 1915,
for Soprano and Orchestra Op. 24
Samuel Barber

“Vorreispiegarti, oh Dio”
Concert Aria, K.418
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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

Kathleen Battle,soprano

Symphony No. 7 in EMajor, “Lyric”
Anton Bruckner

January 8, 1978
Concerto for Violinand Orchestra No. 1
in A Minor, Op.99
Dmitri Shostakovitch

Charles Rex,violinist

Symphony No. 6
in B Minor, Op. 74, Pathétique
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

January 29, 1978
Suite No. 1 for SmallOrchestra
Igor Stravinsky

Suite No. 2 for SmallOrchestra
Igor Stravinsky

Capricciobrilliant forPiano and Orchestra
in B Minor, Op. 22
Felix Mendelssohn

Deborah Dundore,pianist

Symphony No. 1,“Titan”
Gustav Mahler

March 5, 1978
RichardHayman, guestconductor

Selections from theMusical West Side StoryLeonard Bernstein

“I Feel Pretty”
“Something’s Comin’”
“One Hand, One Heart”

Theme from the Film Onthe Waterfront
Leonard Bernstein

“The Best of BurtBacharach”
Burt Bacharach

“Raindrops KeepFalling on My Head
“Do You Know the Way to San José”
“I’ll Never Fall in Love Again”

[arr., Richard Hayman]

Selections from theMusical Man of La ManchaMitch Leigh
[lyrics., Joe Darion]

“Man of La Mancha”
“Aldonza, Golden Helmet of Mambrino”
“I’m Only Thinking of Him”
“Knight of the Woeful Countenance”
“To Each His Dulcinea”
“The Impossible Dream”

“Chiapanecas,”“The Clap Hands Song”
[arr., Richard Hayman]

“The Best of theBeatles”
John Lennon/Paul McCartney

“Hey Jude”
“Yellow Submarine”

[arr., Richard Hayman]

April 15, 1978
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125, “Choral”
Ludwig van Beethoven
Doralene Davis
, soprano
Josephine Mozzani
, mezzo
William Yeats
, tenor
William Murphy
, bass-baritone
Reading Choral Society
; Gail Poch, director
Reading Madrchor Choir
; Donald Reber, director

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