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Eighty-seventh Season [1999-2000]

September 25 and 26, 1999
Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Suite from Musicfor Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet
David Diamond
“Overture”
“Balcony Scene”
“Romeo and Friar Laurence”

Suite from the Symphonie dramatique
Roméo et JulietteHector Berlioz
“Roméo Alone”
“Sadness”
“Distant Sounds of Music and Dancing”
“Festivities in the Capulet’s Palace
“Love Scene”

Suite from the Ballet Romeoand Juliet
Sergei Prokofiev
"Montagues and Capulets”
“Masks”
“The Death of Tybalt”

October 23 and 24, 1999
Hungarian Dance No. 1 in C Minor
Johannes Brahms

Concerto for Violin, Cello andOrchestra in A Minor, Op. 102, “Double Concerto”
Johannes Brahms
Carmit Zori,violin; Hai-Yi Ni, cello
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18
Sergei Rachmaninov
Santiago Rodriguez, piano

November 20 and 21, 1999
Prelude from the Opera Hänselund Gretel
Engelbert Humperdinck

DerRosenklavier Suite
Richard Strauss

LiebesliederWaltzes,Op. 52
Johannes Brahms
[arr.for strings, Friedrich Hermann]

TilEulenspiegels lustige Streiche,Symphonic Poem, Op. 28
Richard Strauss

January 15 and 16, 2000
Symphony for Double Orchestra in E-flat Major, Op. 18, No. 1
Johann Christian Bach

Symphony No. 22 in E-flat Major, Hob I:22, “The Philosopher”
Franz Joseph Haydn

Tzigane
, Rhapsodie de concert
Maurice Ravel
Elissa Lee Koljonen, violin

Concerto for Viola, Strings and Basso Continuo in G Major: TWV 51:G9
Georg Phillipp Telemann
Roberto Diaz, viola

Romantic Fantasy for Violin, Viola and Orchestra
Arthur Benjamin
Elissa Lee Koljonen, violin; Roberto Diaz, viola

February 12 and 13, 2000
“Finale” from Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 17, “Little Russian”
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Reading Symphony Youth Orchestra; Peter J. Brye, director

Psyché, Poème symphonique
César Franck

La Valse, Poème choréographique
Maurice Ravel

Pelléas et Mélisande, Suite, Op. 80
Gabriel Fauré

Tristan und Isolde, A Symphonic Synthesis
Richard Wagner
[arr., Leopold Stokowski]

March 11 and 12, 2000
Overture to Goethe’s Hermann und Dorothea, Op. 136
Robert Schumann

Slavonic Dance No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 46, No. 2
Antonín Dvořák

Concerto for Horn and Orchestra No. 2 in E-flat Major, K. 417
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Peter Rubins, horn

Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43
Jean Sibelius

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