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Eightieth Season [1992-1993]

September 26, 1992
Igor Stravinsky

“Andantino” from Sonata No. 5 inE-Flat Major for Strings
Gioachino Rossini

Variazionidi clarinetto for Clarinetand Small Orchestra
Gioachino Rossini
Stuart Best, clarinet

Overture from the Opera "IIsignor Bruschino"
Gioachino Rossini

Laboutique fantasque, Ballet,“The Fantastic Toy Shop”
Gioachino Rossini
[arr., Ottorino Respighi]

Overture from the Opera LaCenerentola
Gioachino Rossini

“Signor, una parola,” Quintetfrom the Opera La Cenerentola
Gioachino Rossini
Gwendolyn Lentz
, mezzo-soprano
David Lowe
, tenor
Marc Berman, bass-baritone

Lawrence Indik
, bass
Robert Violette, bass

Overture from theOpera Guillaume Tell,“William Tell Overture”
Gioachino Rossini

October 17, 1992
Malcolm Arnold

Overture from the Opera Derfliegende Holländer
Richard Wagner

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
David Ott
[première performance]
Charles Rex, violin

Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 9
Ludwig van Beethoven

November 14, 1992
ABirthday Bouquet
Jacob Druckman

“Villanelle,” “Absence” and“L’île inconnue” from Lesnuits d'été
Hector Berlioz

Exsultate,jubilate,Motet, K. 165
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Symphony No. 4 in G Major
Gustav Mahler
Benita Valente, soprano

January 9, 1993
Birthday Flourish No. 1 for Brass Quintet
Elliot Carter

Poem for Flute and Orchestra
Charles Tomlinson Griffes
Mary Berk, flute

Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra in E Major
Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf
Douglas Mapp, double bass

Ein Heldenleben, Tone Poem, Op. 40
Richard Strauss

Bertram Greenspan, violin

February 13, 1993
Birthday Flourish No. 2 for Trumpets
Elliot Carter

Serenade for Winds in D minor, Op. 44
Antonín Dvořák

Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra in B-flat Major, K191
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Holly Blake Timmons, bassoon

Serenade No. 2 in A Major, Op. 16
Johannes Brahms

March 13, 1993
Overture from the Incidental Music to Goethe’s Egmont, Op. 84
Ludwig van Beethoven

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major, Op. 61
Ludwig van Beethoven
Franco Gulli, violinist

Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60
Ludwig van Beethoven

April 17, 1993
Aaron Copland

Prélude à L’après-midi d’un faune
Claude Debussy

A Night on Bald Mountain
Modest Mussorgsky
[reorchesd. and arr., Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov]
L’Aprenti Sorcier
Paul Dukas

Ma mère l’oye, Ballet, “Mother Goose Suite”
Maurice Ravel

Pictures at an Exhibition
Modest Mussorgsky
[orchesd., Maurice Ravel]

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