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Seventieth Season [1982-1983]

October 10, 1982
Anniversary Overture
Malcolm Arnold

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 73, “Emperor”
Ludwig van Beethoven

Peter Orth,pianist

Symphoniefantastique,Op. 14
Hector Berlioz

February 14, 1983 (moved from February 13 due to snow)
“Prelude undLiebestod” from the Opera Tristanund Isolde
Richard Wagner
[arr., Engelbert Humperdinck]

Concerto for Violinand Orchestra, Op. 14
Samuel Barber
Ani Kavafian, violinist

Symphony No. 4 in Dminor, Op.120
Robert Schumann

December 19, 1982
Overture from theOperetta Die Fledermaus
Johann Strauss, Jr.

EinMusikalischer Spass,K. 522, “A Musical Joke”
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Suite from the BalletThe Bolt, Op. 27a, “BalletSuite No. 5”
Dimitri Shostakovich

Divertissement,Suite from the Incidental Music
to Le Chapeau de pailled’Italie
Jacques Ibert

Kindersinfonie,“Toy Symphony”
Leopold Mozart

Suite from the BalletThe Incredible Flutist
Walter Piston

Hugo Vianello

January 16, 1983
Symphony No. 3 in FMajor, Op. 90
Johannes Brahms

Concerto for Pianoand Orchestra No. 2
in B-flat Major, Op. 83
Johonnes Brahms


February 13, 1983
Im Sommerwind, Idyll for Large Orchestra after Wille’s Poem
Anton Webern

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major, Op. 35
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Bert Greenspan, violinist

Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra
Aaron Copland
Ignatius Cennusa, clarinetist

Pini di Roma, Symphonic Poem, “Pines of Rome”
Ottorino Respighi

March 27, 1983
“Alleluia” from the Motet Exsultate, jubilate, K.165
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

“Großmächtige Prinzessin” from the Opera
Ariadne auf Naxos, “Zerbinetta's Aria”
Richard Strauss
Kathleen Battle, soprano

Symphony No. 3 in D Minor, “Wagner”
Anton Bruckner

April 17, 1983
“Madamina! Il catalogo è questo”
from the Opera Don Giovanni,
“Catalogue Aria”
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

“Non più andrai” from the Opera Le nozze di Figaro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Jerome Hines, bass

Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, “Choral”
Ludwig van Beethoven
Carolina Do’van Dougherty
, soprano; Betty Leslie Weik, alto
John Perella
, tenor; Jerome Hines, bass
Reading Choral Society
; Gail Poch, director
Reading Madrichor Chamber Choir
; Donald Reber, director

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