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Seventy-second Season [1984-1985]

September 16, 1984
Overture from the Operetta Candide
Leonard Bernstein

“Marche militaire française”from Suite algérienne,
Op. 60, No. 4
Camille Saint-Saëns
Henry Gass, associate conductor,conducting

TheSax Chronicles
Harry Freedman

Ententefor Baritone Saxophone and Orchestra
Gerry Mulligan

Gerry Mulligan

“Please Don't Talk About Me WhenI’m Gone”
Sam H. Stept

Plus Various Selections
TheGerry Mulligan Quartet:Gerry Mulligan, saxophone; BillMays, piano; Frank Luther,contrabass; Richard Derosa,drums
Gerry Mulligan
, conducting

October 14, 1984
FestiveOverture, Op. 96
Dmitri Shostakovich

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No.5 in F Major, Opus 103, “Egyptian”
Camille Saint-Saëns
Lorin Hollander, piano

Daphnisand Chloé, Ballet SuitesNos. 1 and 2
Maurice Ravel

November 18, 1984
Overture from the Opera Cosìfan tutte
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Potpourrifor Viola and Orchestra in G Minor, Op. 94
Johann Nepomuk Hummel

Joseph de Pasquale,violist

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
in E Minor, Op. 64
Felix Mendelssohn
Franco Gulli, violinist

Sinfonia concertante for Violin,Viola and Orchestra
in E-flat Major, K. 364
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Franco Gulli, violinist;Joseph de Pasquale, violist

January 27, 1985
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No.3 in D minor, Op. 30
Sergei Rachmaninov
Leon Bates, pianist

Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27
Sergei Rachmaninov

February 17, 1985
Overture from the Opera Ruslanand Lyudmila
Mikhail Glinka

Voiceof the Phoenix for Koto andOrchestra
Neil McKay
[première performance]
Ricardo D. Trimillos, kotoist
Fugue for Eighteen Violins ArcadyDubensky

Symphony No. 4, “Sinfonía románitica”
Carlos Chávez

March 10, 1985
Romeoand Juliet, Fantasy Overturefor Soprano, Tenor and Orchestra
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
[arr., Sergei Taneyev]
Jean Bradel, soprano; BrianMeneeley, tenor

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No.2 in D Minor, Op. 22
Henryk Wieniawski
Sherry Kloss, violinist

Symphony No. 2, Op. 30, Romantic
Howard Hanson

April 14, 1985
Selections from the Musical South Pacific
Richard Rodgers
[arr., Robert Russell Bennett]

“Opening Pule,” Chant
Mahina Bailey and Kehi Chang, chanters

“Kaulilua Ike Anu O Waialeale,” hula

“Kawaika,” hula
The Mahina Halau, hula dancers

“Ko Maka Palu Palu”
J.K. Aea

Alfred Alohikea
Jimmy Kaina, soloist

Queen Lydia Liuookalani

“Akaka Falls”
Helen Parker
[arranged by L. Krause]

John Almeida

“E Maliu Maie”
Ermigarde Aluli
Nina Kealiiwahamana, Jimmy Kaina
, soloists

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