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Seventy-fourth Season [1986-1987]

October 5, 1986
Le carnaval romain, Ouverturecaractéristique, Op. 9
Hector Berlioz

ScottishFantasy, for Violin andOrchestra with Harp, Op. 46
Max Bruch

Aaron Rosand,violin

Serenade No. 1 in DMajor, Op.11
Johannes Brahms

October 24, 1986
“Strike-up theBand”
George Gershwin

“An American InParis”
George Gershwin

“Rhapsody InBlue”
George Gershwin

Four Songs ForPiano & Orchestra
George Gershwin
Medley George Gershwin
[arr., Peter Nero]
Peter Nero
, conducting, piano

PeterNero Trio: PeterNero, piano; Richard Nanista, bass;
Steve Timperton, drums

November 9, 1986
Coriolan,Concert Overture for Collins’ Play, Op. 62
Ludwig van Beethoven

Concerto for Pianoand Orchestra No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
Ludwig van Beethoven

Ivan Moravec,piano

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

December 14,1986
Prelude from Operathe Hänsel und Gretel
Engelbert Humperdinck

Concerto for Oboeand Strings in A Minor
Ralph Vaughan Williams

Richard Woodhams,oboe

“A ChristmasFestival”
Leroy Anderson

Fantasiaon Greensleeves
Ralph Vaughan Williams
[arr., Ralph Greaves]

“The ChristmasSong”
Mel Torme and Robert Wells

“Waltz of theFlowers” from the ballet TheNutcracker
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

G.A.G.E.,A Christmas Story
Seymour Barab
Karen A. Miller
, narrator

January 18, 1987
Ma mère l’oye, ballet suite,“Mother Goose Suite”
Maurice Ravel

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26
Max Bruch

Glenn Dicterow,violin

Symphony No. 2 in Eminor
Randall Thompson

February 8, 1987
“Stabat Mater,”for Chorus and Orchestra from Quattropezzi sacri
Giuseppe Verdi

Reading ChoralSociety; Gail Poch, director

Concerto for Pianoand Orchestra
Kamran Ince
[première performance]
Kamran Ince, piano

Symphony No. 8 in GMajor, Op. 88, “English”
Antonín Dvořák

March 8, 1987
Overture from theOpera Der Freischütz
Carl Maria Von Weber

Todund Verklärung, Tone Poem,Op. 24, “Death and Transfiguration”
Richard Strauss

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

BarbaraNissman, piano

April 5, 1987
“Dance of the Fairies” and “Panorama Waltz” from the Ballet
The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Marcantonio Barone, piano

“March” from the Ballet The Nutcracker, Op. 71a, No. 2
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Sandy Graffius, guest conducting (Magic Baton Winner)

Capriccio Italien, Op. 45
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Ouverture solennelle “1812”, Op. 49, “1812 Overture”
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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