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Seventy-sixth Season [1988-1989]

October 16, 1988
Prelude from the Opera DieMeistersinger von Nürnberg
Richard Wagner

Francescada Rimini, Fantasy afterDante, Op. 32
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Werner Klemperer, narrator

Symphony No. 2 in DMajor, Op. 73
Johannes Brahms

November 13,1988
Symphony No. 36 inC Major, K. 425
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

“Dieheil’gen drei Kön’ge aus Morgenland,” Op. 56, No. 6
Richard Strauss

“Wiegenlied,”Op. 41, No. 1
Richard Strauss

“IchWollt ein Sträusslein binden, Op. 68, No. 2
Richard Strauss

“Muttertändelei,”Op. 43, No. 2
Richard Strauss

“Amore,” Op.68, No. 5
Richard Strauss

Stephanie Myszak,soprano

KleineDreigroschenmusik,Suite from Die Dreigroschenoperfor Wind Orchestra
Kurt Weill

ElSalón México
Aaron Copland

December 18,1988
ShortSymphony
Sam Dennison

Concerto for Violinand Orchestra in D minor, Op. 47
Jean Sibelius

Charles Rex,violin

InPraise of Mary
Geoffrey Bush

Elizabeth Hinkle,soprano

AFestival of Carols

“The WassailCarol”

“Born is Jesus,the Infant King”

“O Come, O ComeEmmanuel”

“The Holly andthe Ivy”

“God Rest YeMerry Gentlemen”

“We Wish You aMerry Christmas”

[arr., Randal AlanBass]

ReadingMadrichor Chamber Choir; Donald Reber,director

January 22, 1989
Overture from theOpera L’italiana in Algeri
Gioachino Rossini

Suite No. 2 in Gminor, Op. 64a
Hermann Ambrosius

DonJuan, Tone Poem for LargeOrchestra, Op. 20
Richard Strauss

Symphony in C Major
Georges Bizet

Capriccioespagnol, Op 34
Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov

February 12, 1989
Louis Lane, guest conducting

Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

“Dance of the Blessed Spirits” from the Opera Orfeo ed Euridice
Christoph Willibald Gluck

“Prelude und Liebestod” from the Opera Tristan and Isolde
Richard Wagner
[arranged by Engelbert Humperdinck]

Dancers Tina Davidson

Pelléas et Mélisande, Incidental Music after Maeterlinck, Op. 80
Gabriel Fauré

Daphnis et Chloé, Ballet Suite No. 2
Maurice Ravel

March 5, 1989
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Ralph Vaughan Williams

Concerto for Trumpet and Strings in D Major
Giuseppi Tartini

Barbara Sauer Prugh, trumpet

Concerto for Bassoon and Strings in A minor, RV {497-9, 500 ?}
Antonio Vivaldi

Holly Blake Timmons, bassoon

Le sacre du printemps, Ballet
Igor Stravinsky

April 16, 1989
Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14
Sergei Rachmaninov
[arr. for orchestra by the composer]

Diversions on a Theme for Piano Left Hand and Orchestra, Op.21
Benjamin Britten

Gary Graffman, piano

Symphony No.4 in F minor, Op. 36
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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