Monday, 4 May 2009

Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest 1931 - 1941

This blog lists all subscription concerts the orchestra gave in the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam


Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest
1931 – 1932 Season


Thursday 1 October 1931 (B1)

Pierre Monteux

Symphony No. 88 HAYDN
Violin Concerto No. 4 MOZART
Rapsodie espagnole RAVEL
Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso SAINT-SAËNS
Fête Polonaise CHABRIER

Jacques Thibaud, violin


Thursday 8 October 1931 (C1)

Pierre Monteux

Russian Easter Festival Overture RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
Jaroslavna’s Aria from Prince Igor BORODIN
Kikimora LIADOV
The Enchanted Lake LIADOV
Baba Yaga LIADOV
‘Triste est la steppe’, aria GRETCHANIKOV
Oriental Romance RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
Dream Dance from Sorochintsky Fair MUSSORGSKY
Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS
Cradle Song from Songs and Dances of Death MUSSORGSKY

Nina Koshetz, soprano


Thursday 15 October 1931 (B2)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 3 MAHLER

Maartje Offers, contralto Amsterdam Toonkunst Choir
Union for the Promotion of Folk Song Youth Choir


Sunday 18 October 1931 (Z1/1)

Willem Mengelberg

Oberon, Overture WEBER
Piano Concerto No. 11 in D major HAYDN
Piano Concerto No. 22 MOZART
Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS

Wanda Landowska, piano


Thursday 22 October 1931 (C2)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 7 BRUCKNER
Piano Concerto No. 4 BEETHOVEN

Myra Hess, piano


Thursday 29 October 1931 (B3)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 7, ‘Le Midi’ HAYDN
‘Lobgesang’ from Symphoniarum sacrarum SCHÜTZ
Sinfonietta BERNARD WAGENAAR
Shéhérazade RAVEL
La Valse RAVEL

Vera Janacopulos, soprano


Sunday 1 November 1931 (Z2/1)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony in B flat major, Op. 18 No. 2 (arr. Stein) JOHANN CHRISTIAN BACH
Lucio Silla, Overture JOHANN CHRISTIAN BACH
Symphony No. 1 BEETHOVEN
Cello Concerto CORNELIS DOPPER
Romeo and Juliet TCHAIKOVSKY

Carel van Leeuwen Boomkamp, cello


Sunday 8 November 1931 (Z2/2)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 4 GLAZUNOV
Spring GLAZUNOV
Violin Concerto GLAZUNOV
March on a Russian Theme GLAZUNOV

Caecilia Hansen, violin


Thursday 12 November 1931 (C3)

Willem Mengelberg

Orchestral Suite No. 2 BACH
Die Nacht DIEPENBROCK
Das Lied von der Erde MAHLER

Ilona Durigo, contralto Jacques Urlus, tenor

Sunday 15 November 1931 (Z2/2)

Willem Mengelberg

L’Isola disabitata, Overture HAYDN
Piano Concerto No. 23 MOZART
Deux Images BARTÓK
Lohengrin, Prelude Act 1 WAGNER
Burleske in D minor RICHARD STRAUSS

Walter Gieseking, piano


Thursday 26 November 1931 (B4)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 41, ‘Jupiter’ MOZART
Cello Concerto in G minor MATTHIAS GEORG MONN
Cello Concerto SCHUMANN
Romeo and Juliet TCHAIKOVSKY

Pablo Casals, cello


Sunday 29 November 1931 (Z1/3)

Willem Mengelberg

Anacreon, Overture CHERUBINI
Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Hiller REGER
Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN

Louis Zimmermann, violin


Thursday 3 December 1931 (C4)

Willem Mengelberg

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Overture, Nocturne and Scherzo MENDELSSOHN
Violin Concerto RUDOLF MENGELBERG
Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS

Alexander Schmuller, violin


Thursday 10 December 1931 (B5)

Willem Mengelberg

Nachklänge aus Ossian, Overture GADE
Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Hiller REGER
Symphony No. 6, ‘Pathétique’ TCHAIKOVSKY


Sunday 13 December 1931 (Z2/3)

Willem Mengelberg

Coriolan, Overture BEETHOVEN
Piano Concerto No. 1 BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN

Ania Dorfmann, piano


Thursday 17 December 1931 (C5)

Willem Mengelberg
Cornelis Dopper*
Eduard van Beinum#

Old Netherlands Dance Suite DOPPER*
Symphony No. 2, ‘Rembrandt’ DOPPER#
Nocturne for Viola and Orchestra DOPPER
Ciaconna gotica DOPPER

Frédéric Denayer, viola


Thursday 7 January 1932 (B6)

Pierre Monteux

Leonore No. 3, Overture BEETHOVEN
Violin Concerto BRAHMS
Symphony No. 2 D’INDY

Carl Flesch, violin


Sunday 10 January 1932 (Z1/4)

Pierre Monteux
Alfredo Casella*

Symphony No. 4, ‘Italian’ MENDELSSOHN
Scarlattiana CASELLA
La Giara, Symphonic Suite CASELLA*

Alfredo Casella, piano Louis van Tulder, tenor


Thursday 14 January 1932 (C6)

Pierre Monteux

Symphony No. 85, ‘La Reine’ HAYDN
Piano Concerto ERNST TOCH
Symphony No. 3, ‘Organ’ SAINT-SAËNS

Ernst Toch, piano

Sunday 17 January 1932 (Z2/4)

Pierre Monteux

Overture in the Italian Style in C major SCHUBERT
Symphony No. 8, ‘Unfinished’ SCHUBERT
Ariadne auf Naxos, cantata HAYDN
Concerto for Orchestra HINDEMITH
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice DUKAS

Annie Woud, contralto


Thursday 21 January 1932 (B7)

Pierre Monteux

Benvenuto Cellini, Overture BERLIOZ
Piano Concerto No. 1 CHOPIN
Symphony No. 31, ‘Horn Signal’ HAYDN
Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No. 2 RAVEL

Moritz Rosenthal, piano


Sunday 24 January 1932 (Z1/5)

Pierre Monteux

Symphony No. 94, ‘Surprise’ HAYDN
Violin Concerto GUILLAUME LANDRÉ
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune DEBUSSY
Rhapsody No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra BARTÓK
The Flying Dutchman, Overture WAGNER

Zoltán Székely, violin


Thursday 28 January 1932 (C7)

Pierre Monteux
Sergei Prokofiev*

A Night on the Bare Mountain (orch. Rimsky-Korsakov) MUSSORGSKY
Piano Concerto No. 1 PROKOFIEV
Le Pas d’Acier, Suite PROKOFIEV*
Petrushka RIMSKY-KORSAKOV

Sergei Prokofiev, piano


Thursday 4 February 1932 (B8)

Pierre Monteux

Fidelio, Overture BEETHOVEN
Violin Concerto No. 5 MOZART
Symphonie Fantastique BERLIOZ

Ferdinand Helmann, violin


Sunday 7 February 1932 (Z1/6)

Pierre Monteux

Tragic Overture BRAHMS
Ein hohes Lied DIRK FOCK
Tod und Verklärung RICHARD STRAUSS
Das Hexenlied VON SCHILLINGS

Ludwig Wüllner, speaker


Thursday 11 February 1932 (C8)

Pierre Monteux

Manfred, Overture SCHUMANN
Violin Concerto No. 1 HAYDN
Nuages and Fêtes from Nocturnes DEBUSSY
Violin Concerto MENDELSSOHN
Prelude to The Mastersingers WAGNER

Albert Spalding, violin


Sunday 14 February 1932 (Z2/5)

Pierre Monteux
Theo van der Bijl*

Symphony No. 9, ‘From the New World’ DVORAK
Glagolitic Mass JANACEK*

Françoise Vetter-Hendriks, soprano Rélie Rimathé, contralto
Louis van Tulder, tenor Johan Nelissen, baritone
Willy Françoise, organ R.K. Oratorium Vereniging


Thursday 25 February 1932 (B9)

Pierre Monteux

Céphale et Procris, Ballet Music (arr. Mottl) GLUCK
Concertino for Piano and Orchestra HENRIËTTE BOSMANS
Symphony No. 3 PIJPER
Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS

Henriëtte Bosmans, piano


Sunday 28 February 1932 (Z2/6)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphony No. 5 SCHUBERT
Cello Concerto in D major HAYDN
Two Studies for Orchestra VLADIMIR VOGEL
Le Carnaval Romain, Overture BERLIOZ

Gérard Hekking, cello


Thursday 3 March 1932 (C9)

Eduard van Beinum

Sinfonia concertante in B flat major HAYDN
La Mer DEBUSSY
Symphony No. 3 BRUCKNER

Louis Zimmermann, violin Henk van Wezel, cello
Johannes Willem Peddemors, oboe Petrus Johannes Elders, bassoon


Sunday 6 March 1932 (Z1/7)

Eduard van Beinum

Le Miroir de Jésus ANDRÉ CAPLET
Symphony in D minor FRANCK

Berthe Seroen, soprano Bel Canto a cappella choir


Thursday 10 March 1932 (B10)

Willem Mengelberg

Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 BACH
Symphony No. 103, ‘Drum Roll’ HAYDN
Ein Heldenleben RICHARD STRAUSS

Louis Zimmermann, violin


Sunday 13 March 1932 (Z2/7)

Willem Mengelberg

Prologus brevis VAN GILSE
Schelomo BLOCH
Symphony No. 1 MAHLER

Raphael Lanes, cello


Thursday 17 March 1932 (B11)

Willem Mengelberg

Egmont, Overture BEETHOVEN
Gesang der Geister über den Wassern SCHUBERT
Calm Sea and a Prosperous Voyage, Overture MENDELSSOHN
Alto Rhapsody BRAHMS
A Faust Overture WAGNER
Wanderers Nachtlied LISZT
Mignon LISZT
Three Excerpts from The Damnation of Faust BERLIOZ

Ilona Durigo, contralto Apollo Royal Male Choir


Thursday 31 March 1932 (C10)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 92, ‘Oxford’ HAYDN
'No, no, che non sei capace', K419, concert aria MOZART
'Vorrei spiegarvi', K418, concert aria MOZART
Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS
'Grossmächtige Prinzessin’ from Ariadne auf Naxos RICHARD STRAUSS
Dance of the Seven Veils, from Salome RICHARD STRAUSS

Maria Ivogün, soprano


Sunday 3 April 1932 (Z1/8)

Willem Mengelberg

Der Freischütz, Overture WEBER
Cello Concerto LALO
Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN

Marix Loevensohn, cello


Thursday 7 April 1932 (C11)

Willem Mengelberg
Maurice Ravel*

Symphony No. 39 MOZART
Symphonic Variations FRANCK
Piano Concerto in G major RAVEL*
Bolero RAVEL*

Marguérite Long, piano


Sunday 10 April 1932 (Z2/8)

Willem Mengelberg

Marche Militaire (orch. Guiraud) SCHUBERT
Poet and Peasant, Overture SUPPÉ
Wiener Dreiviertelakt JOHAN WAGENAAR
Perpetuum mobile JOHANN STRAUSS II
Wiener Blut, Waltz JOHANN STRAUSS II
Tales from the Vienna Woods, Waltz JOHANN STRAUSS II
Symphony No. 45, ‘Farewell’ HAYDN


Thursday 14 April 1932 (B12)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN
Piano Concerto No. 3 RACHMANINOV
Tannhäuser, Overture WAGNER

Vladimir Horowitz, piano


Thursday 28 April 1932 (C12)

Willem Mengelberg

The Seasons HAYDN

Mia Peltenburg, soprano Julius Patzak, tenor
Herman Schey, bass Toonkunstkoor Amsterdam


Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest
1932 – 1933 Season



Thursday 6 October 1932 (B1)

Pierre Monteux

Euryanthe, Overture WEBER
Piano Concerto No. 2 (arr. Cortot) CHOPIN
A Romantic Suite REGER
Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS

Alfred Cortot, piano


Thursday 13 October 1932 (B2)

Pierre Monteux

The Bartered Bride, Overture SMETANA
Violin Concerto DVORAK
Chirurgie, Suite PIERRE-OCTAVE FERROUD
Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Ravel) MUSSORGSKY

Nathan Milstein, violin


Sunday 16 October 1932 (Z1/1)

Pierre Monteux

Leonore No. 3, Overture BEETHOVEN
Piano Concerto No. 23 MOZART
Nuages et Fêtes from Nocturnes DEBUSSY
Totentanz LISZT

Alexander Brailowsky, piano


Thursday 27 October 1932 (B3)

Willem Mengelberg

Cyrano de Bergerac, Overture JOHAN WAGENAAR
Don Quixote RICHARD STRAUSS
Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN

Marix Loevensohn, cello


Sunday 30 October 1932 (Z2/1)

Willem Mengelberg

Die Zauberharfe, Overture SCHUBERT
Triumph der Empfindsamkeit, Suite KRENEK
Symphony No. 4 MAHLER

Jo Vincent, soprano


Thursday 3 November 1932 (K1)

Willem Mengelberg

Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, Suite RICHARD STRAUSS
Concert Music for Piano, Bradd and Two Harps HINDEMITH
Piano Concerto No. 21 MOZART

Walter Gieseking, piano


Sunday 6 November 1932 (Z1/2)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 40 MOZART
Symphonie espagnole LALO
Romeo alone and Capulet’s Celebrations from Romeo and Juliet BERLIOZ

Jacques Thibaud, violin


Thursday 10 November 1932 (B4)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 2 BRUCKNER
Piano Concerto No. 5, ‘Emperor’ BEETHOVEN

Wilhelm Backhaus, piano


Sunday 13 November 1932 (Z2/2)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 2 BEETHOVEN
Piano Concerto No. 1 CHOPIN
Les Préludes LISZT

Alexander Uninsky, piano


Thursday 17 November 1932 (B5)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 3, ‘To My Fatherland’ ZWEERS
Piano Concerto No. 1 TCHAIKOVSKY

Vladimir Horowitz, piano


Sunday 20 November 1932 (Z1/3)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 8, ‘Unfinished’ SCHUBERT
Ballade on a Norse Folk Song RÖNTGEN
Cello Concerto DVORAK

Gregor Piatigorsky, cello


Sunday 27 November 1932 (Z2/3)

Pierre Monteux

Concerto Grosso in D major, Op. 6/5 HANDEL
Piano Concerto No. 2 RACHMANINOV
La Mer DEBUSSY

Louis Zimmermann, violin Ferdinand Helmann, violin
Marix Loevensohn, cello Josefa Rosanska, piano


Thursday 1 December 1932 (B6)

Willem Mengelberg

Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream MENDELSSOHN
Violin Concerto in D minor LOUIS ZIMMERMANN
Symphony No. 1 MAHLER

Louis Zimmermann, violin


Thursday 8 December 1932 (B7)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 2 BEETHOVEN
Overture, Entr’acte and Ballet Music from Rosamunde SCHUBERT
Perpetuum Mobile JOHANN STRAUSS II
Wiener Dreivierteltakt JOHAN WAGENAAR


Sunday 11 December 1932 (Z1/4)

Eduard van Beinum

Donna Diana, Overture REZNICEK
Arbeid, symphonic movement MARIUS MONNIKENDAM
Piano Concerto GRIEG
Don Quixote RICHARD STRAUSS

Henriëtte Bosmans, piano Marix Loevensohn, cello


Thursday 15 December 1932 (K2)

Hermann Abendroth
Willem van Otterloo*

Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 BACH
‘O Teseo! O Teseo mio!’ recitative abd lament from Arianna MONTEVERDI
Divertimento No. 7 MOZART
Two Dances for Harp and Strings DEBUSSY
Death of Socrates from Socrates, symphonic drama SATIE
Suite No. 3 VAN OTTERLOO*

Marya Freund, soprano Rosa Spier, harp


Thursday 5 January 1933 (B8)

Eduard van Beinum

Der Freischütz, Overture WEBER
Piano Concerto No. 1 MENDELSSOHN
Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT

Ania Dorfmann, piano


Sunday 8 January 1933 (Z2/4)

Eduard van Beinum

Fantasy in G minor SUK
Symphony No. 3 BRUCKNER

Ferdinand Helmann, violin


Thursday 12 January 1933 (K3)

Eduard van Beinum

A Musical Joke MOZART
Coffee Cantata BACH
Pièces enfantines for chamber orchestra STRAVINSKY
The Carnival of the Animals SAINT-SAËNS

Hélène Cals, soprano Louis van Tulder, tenor
Herman Schey, bass


Thursday 19 January 1933 (B9)

Eduard van Beinum

Les deux journées, Overture CHERUBINI
Violin Concerto in G major DITTERSDORF
Marsyas, Suite DIEPENBROCK
Violin Concerto No. 1 MILHAUD
Three Dances from The Three Cornered Hat FALLA

Alexander Schmuller, violin


Sunday 22 January 1933 (Z1/5)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphony No. 29 MOZART
La demoiselle élue DEBUSSY
Symphonic Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra EMILE ENTHOVEN
The Taming of the Shrew, Overture JOHAN WAGENAAR

Hans Gruys, mezzo soprano Suze Luger, contralto
Louis Zimmermann, violin Bel Canto A cappella Choir


Thursday 26 January 1933 (B10)

Eduard van Beinum

The Marriage of Figaro, Overture MOZART
Piano Concerto No. 23 MOZART
Symphony No. 8 BRUCKNER

Robert Casadesus, piano


Sunday 29 January 1933 (Z2/5)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphony No. 2 SAINT-SAËNS
Violin Concerto MENDELSSOHN
The Nutcracker, Suite TCHAIKOVSKY

Caecilia Hansen, violin


Thursday 16 February 1933 (B11)

Erich Kleiber

Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde WAGNER
Siegfried Idyll WAGNER
Wotan’s Farewell and Magic Fire Music from Die Walküre WAGNER
Parsifal, Overture WAGNER
Die Meistersinger, Prelude Act 3, Sachs Monologue and Prelude Act 1 WAGNER

Alexander Kipnis, baritone


Sunday 19 February 1933 (Z2/6)

Erich Kleiber

Symphony in C major WAGNER
Lohengrin Prelude Act 3 and Lohengrin’s narration WAGNER
Tannhäuser, Entry of the Guests and Pilgrimsfahrt nach Rom WAGNER
Tannhäuser, Overture WAGNER

Jacques Urlus, tenor


Thursday 23 February 1933 (K4)

Pierre Monteux

Concerti for Orchestra MALIPIERO
Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op. 4 No. 6 HANDEL
Viola da gamba Concerto in D major TARTINI
Concert champêtre POULENC

Wanda Landowska, harpsichord Carel van Leeuwen Boomkamp, viola da gamba


Sunday 26 February 1933 (Z1/6)

Pierre Monteux

Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN
Symphonie Fantastique BERLIOZ

François Lang, piano


Thursday 2 March 1933 (B12)

Pierre Monteux

Symphony No. 2 BORODIN
Rébus, ballet suite MARKEVITCH
Cello Concerto in A minor (Arpeggione Sonata orch. Cassado) SCHUBERT
The Italian Girl in Algiers, Overture ROSSINI

Gaspar Cassadó, cello


Sunday 5 March 1933 (Z2/7)

Pierre Monteux

Symphony No. 4 SCHUMANN
Violin Concerto in E major BACH
Violin Concerto MALIPIERO
Fountains of Rome RESPIGHI

Viola Mitchell, violin


Thursday 9 March 1933 (B13)

Pierre Monteux

Gwendoline, Overture CHABRIER
Gigues from Images DEBUSSY
Carnaval d’Aix for Piano and Orchestra MILHAUD
Symphony in D minor FRANCK

Darius Milhaud, piano


Sunday 19 March 1933 (Z1/7)

Pierre Monteux

Variations on a Theme of Mozart REGER
Violin Concerto No. 1 PAGANINI
Two Symphonic Moments TANSMAN
Tzigane RAVEL

Zino Francescatti, violin


Thursday 23 March 1933 (K5)

Pierre Monteux

Symphony in C major, Op. 16 No. 3 BOCCHERINI
Invocation and Hymne au soleil from Les indes galantes RAMEAU
Italian Serenade WOLF
Les Prières CAPLET
Pulcinella Suite STRAVINSKY

Charles Panzéra, baritone Frédéric Denayer, viola


Sunday 26 March 1933 (Z2/8)

Bruno Walter

Oberon, Overture WEBER
Piano Concerto No. 19 MOZART
Symphony No. 5 MAHLER

Willem Andriessen, piano


Thursday 30 March 1933 (B14)

Bruno Walter

Symphony No. 86 HAYDN
Violin Concerto STRAVINSKY
Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN

Samuel Dushkin, violin


Sunday 2 April 1933 (Z1/8)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony in B flat major, Op. 18/2 (arr Stein) JOHANN CHRISTIAN BACH
Lucio Silla, Overture JOHANN CHRISTIAN BACH
Piano Concerto in G major RAVEL
Symphony No. 4 TCHAIKOVSKY

Marguérite Long, piano


Thursday 6 April 1933 (B15)

Willem Mengelberg

Orchestral Suite No. 3 BACH
Cantata No. 209, ‘Non sa che sia dolore’ BACH
Symphony No. 4 MAHLER

Jo Vincent, soprano Karel Willeke, flute


Thursday 20 April 1933 (FS1)

Willem Mengelberg

Academic Festival Overture BRAHMS
Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS
Variations on a Theme by Haydn BRAHMS
Alto Rhapsody BRAHMS

Ilona Durigo, contralto Royal Apollo Mens Choir


Tuesday 25 April 1933 (FS2)

Willem Mengelberg

Tragic Overture BRAHMS
Piano Concerto No. 2 BRAHMS
Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS

Elly Ney, piano


Thursday 27 April 1933 (FS3)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 3 BRAHMS
Violin Concerto BRAHMS

Carl Felsch, violin


Tuesday 2 May 1933 (FS4)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS
A German Requiem BRAHMS

Mia Peltenburg, soprano Herman Schey, bass
Toonkunstkoor, Amsterdam


Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest
1933 – 1934 Season



Thursday 5 October 1933 (B1)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphony No. 3 SCHUBERT
Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 2 HENK BADINGS
Burleske for Piano and Orchestra RICHARD STRAUSS

Marcelle Meyer, piano


Thursday 12 October 1933 (B2)

Pierre Monteux

Iphigenie en Aulis, Overture GLUCK
Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS

Adolf Busch, violin


Sunday 15 October 1933 (Z1/1)

Pierre Monteux

The Italian Girl in Algiers, Overture ROSSINI
Violin Concerto in B flat major PERGOLESI
In the Steppes of Central Asia BORODIN
Violin Concerto STRAVINSKY
The Firebird, Suite STRAVINSKY

Samuel Dushkin, violin


Thursday 19 October 1933 (K1)

Eduard van Beinum

Orchestral Suite No. 1 BACH
‘Stein, der über alle Schätze’, aria from Cantata No. 152 BACH
‘Was mir behagt, ist nur muntre Jagd, aria from Cantata No. 208 BACH
Concerto for Two Violins and Orchestra BACH
Cantata No. 202 BACH

Jo Vincent, soprano Karel Willeke, flute
Richard Sell, horn A. Toorenspits, horn
Louis Zimmermann, violin Ferdinand Helmann, violin


Sunday 22 October 1933 (Z2/1)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphony No. 2, ‘Resurrection’ MAHLER

To van der Sluys, soprano Maartje Offers, contralto
Amsterdam Toonkunstkoor


Thursday 26 October 1933 (B3)

Eduard van Beinum

Roman Carnival, Overture BERLIOZ
Epiphanie fresque for cello and orchestra CAPLET
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune DEBUSSY
Symphony No. 3 ROUSSEL
Rapsodie espagnole RAVEL

Marix Loevensohn, cello


Sunday 29 October 1933 (Z1/2)

Eduard van Beinum

Enigma Variations ELGAR
‘Ah! Perfido’, concert aria BEETHOVEN
‘Baron Hop’, suite No. 2 ALEXANDER VOORMOLEN
Das Rosenband, Meinem Kinde, Morgen, Wiegenlied and Caecilie, lieder RICHARD STRAUSS

Elisabeth Rethberg, soprano


Tuesday 31 October 1933 (O1)

Eduard van Beinum

Fidelio, Overture BEETHOVEN
'Nein länger trag' ich nicht die Qualen’, recitative and aria from Der Freischütz WEBER
‘Ozean, du Ungeheuer’, recitative and aria from Oberon WEBER
Udine, Overture LORTZING
‘Zu neuen Thaten’ & Siegfried’s Rhine Journey from Götterdämmerung WAGNER
Funeral March and Closing Scene from Götterdämmerung WAGNER

Florence Austral, soprano Gotthelf Pistor, tenor


Thursday 2 November 1933 (B4)

Clemens Krauss

Overture and Bacchanale from Tannhäuser WAGNER
Piano Concerto No. 4 RUBINSTEIN
Also sprach Zarathustra RICHARD STRAUSS
Dance of the Seven Veils from Salome RICHARD STRAUSS

Josef Hofmann, piano


Sunday 5 November 1933 (Z2/2)

Clemens Krauss

Symphony No. 88 HAYDN
Violin Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY
Schlagobers, Ballet Suite RICHARD STRAUSS
Prelude from Die Meistersinger WAGNER

Nathan Milstein, violin


Thursday 16 November 1933 (B5)

Pierre Monteux

Concerto Grosso No. 10 HANDEL
Symphony No. 8, ‘Unfinished’ SCHUBERT
Overture for an Opera Bouffe GERMAINE TAILLEFERRE
Cello Concerto RÖNTGEN
Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS

Carel van Leeuwen Boomkamp, cello


Sunday 19 November 1933 (Z1/3)

Pierre Monteux

Overture, Scherzo and Finale SCHUMANN
Impressions from an Artist’s Life, for piano and orchestra SCHELLING
Printemps DEBUSSY
La valse RAVEL

Ernest Schelling, piano


Thursday 30 November 1933 (K2)

Eduard van Beinum
Johannes den Hertog*
Igor Markevitch+

Symphony No. 33 MOZART
Menuet chanté from Alceste LULLY
‘Amour que veux-tu de moi’ from Amadis LULLY
‘Rossignols Amoureux’ from Hippolyte et Aricie RAMEAU
Two Womens Choruses from Faust JOHANNES DEN HERTOG*
Pastorale d'été HONEGGER
Psalm for soprano and orchestra MARKEVITCH+

Vera Janacopulos, soprano


Sunday 3 December 1933 (Z2/3)

Eduard van Beinum
Igor Markevitch+

Variations on a Theme by Haydn BRAHMS
Piano Concerto No. 5, ‘Emperor’ BEETHOVEN
Psalm for soprano and orchestra MARKEVITCH+

Vera Janacopulos, soprano


Thursday 7 December 1933 (B6)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphony No. 7 BRUCKNER
Kindertotenlieder MAHLER

Alexander Kipnis, bass


Tuesday 12 December 1933 (O2)

Pierre Monteux

La chasse du jeune Henri, overture MÉHUL
'Vainement Pharaon dans sa reconnaissance', aria from Joseph MÉHUL
Castor and Pollux, Suite RAMEAU
'A cette voix quel trouble agitait tout mon être' from Pearl Fishers BIZET
Chasse Bohémienne, from La jolie fille de Perth BIZET
Royal Hunt and Storm from The Trojans BERLIOZ
‘Nature immense impénétrable et fière’ from La Damnation de Faust BERLIOZ
'Désirer sans espoir' from Maximilien MILHAUD
'Puisqu'on ne peut fléchir ces jalouses gardiennes' from Le Roi d’Ys LALO
Gwendoline, Prelude Act 2 CHABRIER
Fête Polonaise from Le Roi malgré lui CHABRIER

Joseph Rogatchewski, tenor


Sunday 17 December 1933 (Z1/4)

Pierre Monteux

Bourrée fantasque (inst. Mottl) CHABRIER
La Péri DUKAS
Receuillement DIEPENBROCK
Fêtes galantes for soprano and orchestra WILLEM PIJPER
Romance sans paroles WILLEM PIJPER
Scheherazade RIMSKY-KORSAKOV

Berthe Seroen, soprano


Thursday 21 December 1933 (B7)

Pierre Monteux

Benvenuto Cellini, Overture BERLIOZ
Violin Concerto No. 1 BRUCH
Bacchus et Ariane, Suite No. 1 ROUSSEL
Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN

Erna Rubinstein, violin


Thursday 4 January 1934 (B8)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphony No. 103, ‘Drum Roll’ HAYDN
Violin Concerto MENDELSSOHN
Symphony No. 4 TCHAIKOVSKY

Zino Francescatti, violin


Sunday 7 January 1934 (Z2/4)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphony No. 4 BEETHOVEN
Six Symphonic Epigrams WILLEM PIJPER
Piano Concerto WILLEM PIJPER
Symphonic Variations FRANCK

Willem Andriessen, piano


Thursday 11 January 1934 (B9)

Eduard van Beinum

Der Barbier von Bagdad, overture CORNELIUS
Flute and Harp Concerto MOZART
Taras Bulba JANÁCEK
Don Quixote RICHARD STRAUSS

Karel Willeke, flute Rosa Spier, harp
Marix Loevensohn, cello


Sunday 14 January 1934 (Z1/5)

Eduard van Beinum

Manfred, Overture SCHUMANN
Ballet Suite, Op. 130 REGER
Violin Concerto BRAHMS

Jelli d’Aranyi, violin


Thursday 18 January 1934 (K3)

Eduard van Beinum

Dance Suite from Couperin RICHARD STRAUSS
Chamber Concerto for piano, violin and 13 wind instruments BERG
Notturno in D major for four orchestras MOZART
Concerto for chamber orchestra ROUSSEL

Francis Koene, violin Henriëtte Bosmans, piano


Tuesday 23 January 1934 (O3)

Emil Cooper

Ruslan and Ludmila, overture GLINKA
Gritzko’s arioso and The Dream of Parassia from Sorochintsky Fair MUSSORGSKY
Mlada, Act 3 RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
Mazeppa, Act 3 TCHAIKOVSKY
Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor BORODIN

Oda Slobodskaya, soprano Kipras Petrauskas Piotrovsky, tenor


Thursday 25 January 1934 (B10)

Eduard van Beinum

The Flying Dutchman, Overture WAGNER
Piano Concerto No. 1 CHOPIN
Khamma DEBUSSY
Nights in the Gardens of Spain FALLA

Jan Smeterlin, piano


Sunday 28 January 1934 (Z2/5)

Eduard van Beinum

Le chasseur maudit FRANCK
Cello Concerto LALO
Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS

Maurice Maréchal, cello


Sunday 4 February 1934 (Z1/6)

Albert van Raalte

Passacaglia in C minor (orch. Respighi) BACH
Piano Concerto No. 2 BRAHMS
Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN

Stefan Bergmann, piano


Thursday 8 February 1934 (B11)

Bruno Walter

Der Freischütz, overture WEBER
Verklärte Nacht SCHOENBERG
Symphony No. 1 MAHLER


Sunday 11 February 1934 (Z2/6)

Bruno Walter

Overture, Nocturne & Scherzo from A Midsummer Night’s Dream MENDELSSOHN
Ah! Infelice, concert aria MENDELSSOHN
‘Qui, Dieu le veut!’ aria from The Maid of Orleans TCHAIKOVSKY
Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT

Else Rijkens, soprano


Thursday 15 February 1934 (K4)

Bruno Walter

Serenade No. 2 BRAHMS
Serenata for small orchestra CASELLA
Serenade for 13 wind instruments RICHARD STRAUSS
Italian Serenade WOLF
Eine kleine Nachtmusik MOZART

Frédéric Denayer, viola


Sunday 18 February 1934 (Z1/7)

Bruno Walter

Symphony No. 102 HAYDN
Piano Concerto No. 20 MOZART
Symphony No. 8 BEETHOVEN

Bruno Walter, piano


Tuesday 27 February 1934 (O4)

Mario Parenti

The Italian Girl in Algiers, overture ROSSINI
'La mamma morta m'hano a la porta', aria from Andrea Chenier GIORDANO
Easter Prelude from Siberia GIORDANO
‘Celeste Aida’ from Aida VERDI
Danza del Torchio e Cavalcata from Giulietta e Romeo ZANDONAI
Preludes from Acts 3 and 4 of La Wally CATALANI
'Donna non vidi mai simile a questa' from Manon Lescaut PUCCINI
‘Vissi d’arte e d’amor’, aria from Tosca PUCCINI
‘Bimba dagli occhi pieni di malia’, duet from Madama Butterfly PUCCINI
William Tell, overture ROSSINI

Augusta Oltrabella, soprano Pedro Mirassou, tenor


Thursday 1 March 1934 (B12)

Henri van Goudoever

Symphony in D minor FRANCK
Violin Concerto DVORAK
Die Meistersinger, Prelude WAGNER

Ruth Posselt, violin


Sunday 4 March 1934 (Z2/7)

Pierre Monteux

The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave), overture MENDELSSOHN
Symphonie concertante SZYMANOWSKI
Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS
Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No. 2 RAVEL

Karol Szymanowski, piano


Thursday 8 March 1934 (K5)

Pierre Monteux

Symphony No. 31, ‘Horn Signal’ HAYDN
‘Ridente la calma’, canzonetta MOZART
‘Ferne von ihrem Neste’ arietta from La finta giardiniera MOZART
Concert Music for Strings and Brass HINDEMITH
Grosse Fuge (arr. Weingartner) BEETHOVEN
‘Der Hirt auf dem Felsen’ (orch. Reinecke) SCHUBERT
Voices of Spring (arr for soprano and orchestra) JOHANN STRAUSS II

Lotte Schöne, soprano Rudolf Gall, clarinet


Sunday 11 March 1934 (Z1/8)

Fritz Busch

Leonore No. 2, overture BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 36, ‘Linz’ MOZART
Rococo variations TCHAIKOVSKY
Four Böcklin Tone Poems REGER

Gaspar Cassadó, cello


Thursday 15 March 1934 (B13)

Fritz Busch

Cockaigne, overture ELGAR
Hymn to the Night DIEPENBROCK
Suite No. 3 WILLEM VAN OTTERLOO
Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS

Jo Vincent, soprano


Sunday 18 March 1934 (Z2/8)

Carl Schuricht

Symphony No. 9 BRUCKNER
Piano Concerto SCHUMANN

Stefan Askenase, piano


Thursday 5 April 1934 (B14)

Erich Kleiber

Egmont, overture BEETHOVEN
Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN

Jascha Heifetz, violin


Thursday 26 April 1934 (B15)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 39 MOZART
Das Lied von der Erde MAHLER

Rosette Anday, contralto Martin Oehman, tenor


Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest
1934 – 1935 Season


Thursday 4 October 1934 (B1)

Bruno Walter

Symphony No. 40 MOZART
Symphony No. 5 MAHLER


Thursday 11 October 1934 (B2)

Bruno Walter

Symphonic Fantasy WEILL
Piano Concerto No. 3 PROKOFIEV
Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS

Sergei Prokofiev, piano


Sunday 14 October 1934 (Z1/1)

Bruno Walter

Symphony No. 35, ‘Haffner’ MOZART
‘Crudele!...Non mir dir’, recitative and aria from Don Giovanni MOZART
Church Windows RESPIGHI
‘Casta Diva’ aria from Norma BELLINI
Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde WAGNER

Dusolina Giannini, soprano


Sunday 21 October 1934 (Z2/1)

Bruno Walter

Symphony No. 7 SIBELIUS
Violin Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY
Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Ravel) MUSSORGSKY

Erica Morini, violin


Thursday 25 October 1934 (B3)

Bruno Walter

The Birds, overture DIEPENBROCK
Violin Concerto No. 4 MOZART
Symphony No. 5 BRUCKNER

Joszef Szigeti, violin


Sunday 4 November 1934 (Z1/2)

Bruno Walter

Leonore No. 2, overture BEETHOVEN
Piano Concerto No. 5, ‘Emperor’ BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN

Josef Hofmann, piano


Thursday 8 November 1934 (B4)

Bruno Walter

Symphony No. 88 HAYDN
Cello Concerto No. 1 SAINT-SAENS
In the Garden of Marguerite, Interlude ROGER-DUCASSE
Le joli jeu de Furet ROGER-DUCASSE
Le Tombeau de Couperin RAVEL
Rapsodie espagnole RAVEL

Raphael Lanes, cello


Sunday 11 November 1934 (Z2/2)

Bruno Walter

Concerto Grosso in D major HANDEL
Symphony No. 3 MAHLER

Maartje Offers, contralto Amsterdam Toonkunstkoor
Zanglust Youth Choir


Thursday 15 November 1934 (B5)

Bruno Walter

Symphony No. 4, ‘Tragic’ SCHUBERT
Rosamunde, ballet music SCHUBERT
Eine kleine Nachtmusik MOZART
Die schone Galatea, overture SUPPE
The Blue Danube, waltz JOHANN STRAUSS II
Die Fledermaus, overture JOHANN STRAUSS II


Thursday 22 November 1934 (B6)

Willem Mengelberg

Tod und Verklarung RICHARD STRAUSS
Burleske RICHARD STRAUSS
Ein Heldenleben RICHARD STRAUSS

Ernest Schelling, piano Louis Zimmermann, violin


Sunday 25 November 1934 (Z1/3)

Willem Mengelberg

Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS
Violin Concerto MENDELSSOHN
Symphonia domestica RICHARD STRAUSS

Guila Bustabo, violin


Sunday 2 December 1934 (Z2/3)

Willem Mengelberg
Richard Strauss*

Also sprach Zarathustra RICHARD STRAUSS*
‘Lied der Frauen’, ‘Meine Augen’, ‘Befreit’, ‘Fruhlingsfeier’ RICHARD STRAUSS
Dance of the Seven Veils and Closing Scene from Salome RICHARD STRAUSS

Viorica Ursuleac, soprano


Thursday 6 December 1934 (B7)

Willem Mengelberg

Oberon, overture WEBER
Symphony No. 7 MAHLER


Thursday 13 December 1934 (B8)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 6, ‘Pastoral’ BEETHOVEN
Ah! Perfido, concert aria BEETHOVEN
From the South, suite VON BRUCKEN FOCK
Parassia’s Dream from Sorochinsky Fair MUSSORGSKY
Jaroslavna’s aria from Prince Igor BORODIN
Gopak MUSSORGSKY
Dances from Galanta KODALY

Oda Sloboskaya, soprano


Sunday 16 December 1934 (Z1/4)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony in B flat major, Op. 18/2 JOHANN CHRISTIAN BACH
Salve Regina RUDOLF MENGELBERG
Symphony No. 4 MAHLER

Jo Vincent, soprano


Sunday 6 January 1935 (Z2/4)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphony No. 0 BRUCKNER
Violin Concerto No. 1 BRUCH

Misha Elman, violin


Thursday 10 January 1935 (B9)

Eduard van Beinum

Organ Concerto in D minor HANDEL
Mathis der Maler, symphony HINDEMITH
Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS

Piet van Egmond, organ


Thursday 17 January 1935 (B10)

Eduard van Beinum

Sinfonietta for Strings MIASKOVSKY
Three Nocturnes DEBUSSY
Piano Concerto No. 2 SAINT-SAENS
Romeo alone and the Capulet’s Party from Romeo and Juliet BERLIOZ

Artur Rubinstein, piano Ladies Choir


Sunday 20 January 1935 (Z1/5)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphony No. 4, ‘Italian’ MENDELSSOHN
Triple Concerto CASELLA
Mathis der Maler, symphony HINDEMITH

Alberto Poltronieri, violin Arturo Bonucci, cello
Alfredo Casella, piano


Sunday 27 January 1935 (Z2/5)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphonic Prologue to a Tragedy REGER
Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN

Louis Zimmermann, violin


Thursday 31 January 1935 (B11)

Eduard van Beinum

Parsifal, Prelude WAGNER
The Night DIEPENBROCK
Symphony No. 8 BRUCKNER

Annie Woud, contralto


Sunday 3 February 1935 (Z1/6)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphony No. 100, ‘Military’ HAYDN
Violin Concerto in E major BACH
Hungarian Dances BARTOK
Violin Concerto No. 1 PAGANINI

Vasha Prihoda, violin


Thursday 7 February 1935 (C1)

Hermann Scherchen

The Art of the Fugue (orch. Graeser) BACH


Sunday 17 February 1935 (Z2/6)

Bruno Walter

Symphony No. 3 BRAHMS
Piano Concerto No. 1 TCHAIKOVSKY
Die Meistersinger, Prelude WAGNER

Alexander Borovsky, piano


Thursday 21 February 1935 (B12)

Bruno Walter

Egmont, overture BEETHOVEN
Piano Concerto No. 4 BEETHOVEN
Harold in Italy BERLIOZ

Rudolf Serkin, piano Frédéric Denayer, viola


Sunday 24 February 1935 (Z1/7)

Bruno Walter

Symphony No. 41, ‘Jupiter’ MOZART
Violin Concerto BRAHMS
Benvenuto Cellini, overture BERLIOZ

Adolf Busch, violin


Thursday 28 February 1935 (C2)

Bruno Walter

Concerto Grosso in D major HANDEL
Concerto Grosso No. 12 HANDEL
Acis and Galatea HANDEL

Lotte Leonard, soprano Charles Kullmann, tenor
Ankie van Wickevoort Crommelin, contralto Berthold Sterneck, bass
Amsterdam Toonkunstkoor


Thursday 7 March 1935 (B13)

Willem Mengelberg

Ciaconna gotica DOPPER
Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 5 TCHAIKOVSKY

Carl Flesch, violin


Sunday 10 March 1935 (Z2/7)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 1 BEETHOVEN
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune DEBUSSY
Clarinet Rhapsody No. 1 DEBUSSY
Les Preludes LISZT

Rudolf Gall, clarinet


Thursday 14 March 1935 (B14)

Willem Mengelberg

Concerto Grosso in A minor VIVALDI
Piano Concerto No. 2 BRAHMS
Rapsodie espagnole RAVEL
Clarinet Rhapsody No. 1 DEBUSSY
Bolero RAVEL

Rudolf Gall, clarinet


Thursday 21 March 1935 (C3)

Willem Mengelberg

Passacaglia in C minor BACH
Suite No. 2 in B minor BACH
Cantata No. 80 BACH
Double Violin Concerto in D minor BACH
Cantata No. 50 BACH

Piet van Egmond, organ Adelheid Armhold, soprano
Suze Luger, contralto Louis van Tulder, tenor
Thomas Denijs, baritone Louis Zimmermann, violin
Ferdinand Helmann, violin Amsterdam Toonkunstkoor


Sunday 24 March 1935 (Z1/8)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 4 SCHUMANN
Piano Concerto No. 2 RACHMANINOV
The Firebird, Suite STRAVINSKY

George van Renesse, piano


Thursday 28 March 1935 (B15)

Willem Mengelberg

Alcina, Suite HANDEL
Violin Concerto No. 3 SAINT-SAENS
Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN

Ferdinand Helmann, violin
Thursday 4 April 1935 (B16)

Willem Mengelberg

Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Hiller REGER
Introduction and Allegro appassionato SCHUMANN
Piano Concerto in G major RAVEL
Three Pieces from The Damnation of Faust BERLIOZ

Yvonne Lefébure, piano


Sunday 7 April 1935 (Z2/8)

Willem Mengelberg

Das Lied von der Erde MAHLER

Ilona Durigo, contralto Martin Oehman, tenor


Thursday 11 April 1935 (C4)

Willem Mengelberg

Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 BACH
Dir, dir Jehova will ich singen, BWV 299 BACH
Jesu, Jesu, Du bist mein, BWV 358 BACH
Komm süsser Tod, BWV 478 BACH
Ihr Gestirn, ihr hohen Lüfte, BWV 476 BACH
Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor BACH
Cantata No. 56 BACH
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 BACH

Louis Zimmermann, violin Harold Samuel, piano
Nic. Klasen, flute Herman Schey, bass
Piet van Egmond, organ



Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest
1935 – 1936 Season


Thursday 3 October 1935 (B1)

Bruno Walter

Symphony No. 4, ‘Romantic’ BRUCKNER
Overture and Bacchanale from Tannhäuser WAGNER
Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde WAGNER


Thursday 10 October 1935 (B2)

Bruno Walter

Four Symphonic Portraits from The Gambler PROKOFIEV
Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS

Artur Rubinstein, piano


Thursday 17 October 1935 (C1)

Bruno Walter
Leopold Emmer*

Symphony No. 39 MOZART
Coronation Mass MOZART
Tenebrae factae sunt (four-voice a capella) VICTORIA*
Haec dies (eight-voice a capella) JAKOBUS GALLUS*
Psalm 23 SCHUBERT

Walter Kautek, soprano Hans Dvorak, contralto
Philipp Massalsky, tenor Otto Couperus, bass
Wiener Sängerknaben Bel Canto a capella Choir


Sunday 20 October 1935 (Z1)

Bruno Walter

Le corsaire, Overture BERLIOZ
Violin Concerto No. 3 SAINT-SAENS
Symphony No. 1 MAHLER

Jacques Thibaud, violin


Thursday 24 October 1935 (B3)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 3 HENK BADINGS
Piano Concerto No. 9 MOZART
Piano Concerto MAX TRAPP
La valse RAVEL

Walter Gieseking, piano


Thursday 31 October 1935 (B4)

Willem Mengelberg

Cantata No. 51 BACH
Concert Piece for Violin and Orchestra HENRIËTTE BOSMANS
Symphony No. 4 MAHLER

Jo Vincent, soprano Marinus Komst, trumpet
Louis Zimmermann, violin


Sunday 10 November 1935 (Z2)

Willem Mengelberg
Alexander Tansman*

The Taming of the Shrew, Overture JOHAN WAGENAAR
Concertino for Piano and Orchestra TANSMAN
Tryptique for Strings TANSMAN*
Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN

Alexander Tansman, piano


Thursday 14 November 1935 (B5)

Willem Mengelberg

Alceste, Overture GLUCK
Philharmonic Concerto HINDEMITH*
Der Schwanendreher HINDEMITH
Symphony No. 4 BEETHOVEN

Paul Hindemith, viola


Sunday 24 November 1935 (Z3)

Eduard van Beinum

Ballet Suite REGER
Cello Concerto in D major HAYDN
Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS

Emanuel Feuermann, cello


Thursday 28 November 1935 (B6)

Willem Mengelberg

Overture and ‘Endlich allein’ from The Bartered Bride SMETANA
Siegfried Idyll WAGNER
Four Wesendonck Lieder (Engel, Treibhaus, Schmerzen, Traume) WAGNER
‘Ozean, du Ungeheuer’ aria from Oberon WEBER
Also sprach Zarathustra RICHARD STRAUSS

Maria Müller, soprano


Sunday 8 December 1935 (Z4)

Willem Mengelberg

Cantata No. 210 BACH
Psyché, three excerpts FRANCK
Symphony No. 3, ‘Organ’ SAINT-SAENS

To van der Sluys, soprano


Thursday 12 December 1935 (B7)

Willem Mengelberg

Romeo and Juliet NERLIOZ

Suze Luger, contrtalto Louis van Tulder, tenor
Alexander Kipnis, bass Amsterdam Toonkunstkoor


Thursday 19 December 1935 (C2)

Willem Mengelberg

Double Piano Concerto in C minor BACH
Triple Piano Concerto in D minor BACH
Concerto for Four Violins and Orchestra in B minor VIVALDI
Concerto for Four Pianos and Orchestra in A minor BACH

Eduard van Beinum, piano George van Renesse, piano
Johannes den Hertog, piano Felix de Nobel, piano
Louis Zimmermann, violin Ferdinand Helmann, violin
Leon Rudelsheim, violin Jo Hekster, violin


Thursday 9 January 1936 (B8)

Eduard van Beinum

Variations on a Theme by Haydn BRAHMS
Violin Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY
The Rite of Spring STRAVINSKY

Bronislaw Huberman, violin


Thursday 16 January 1936 (C3)

Ernest Ansermet

Symphony No. 41, ‘Jupiter’ MOZART
Six épigraphes antiques (orch. Escher) DEBUSSY
Les Noces STRAVINSKY

Nathalie Wetchor, soprano Hélène Sadoven, mezzo soprano
Michel d’Arial, tenor Alexis Kanchine, bass
Johannes den Hertog, piano Géza Frid, piano
Gerard Hengeveld, piano Johan Ligtelijn, piano
Vlassoff Russian Choir, Paris


Sunday 19 January 1936 (Z5)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphony No. 33 MOZART
Piano Concerto in B flat major, Op. 13 No. 4 JOHANN CHRISTIAN BACH
Passacaglia WEBERN
Piano Concerto in C major ROUSSEL
Espana CHABRIER

Marinus Flipse, piano


Thursday 23 January 1936 (B9)

Eduard van Beinum

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Overture MENDELSSOHN
Cello Concerto No. 3 in G major BOCCHERINI
Symphony No. 7 BRUCKNER

Marix Loevensohn, cello


Thursday 30 January 1936 (B10)

Eduard van Beinum
George Enescu*

Symphonic Prologue to a Tragedy REGER
Violin Concerto in D major, K271a MOZART
Rapsodie espagnole RAVEL
Romanian Rhapsody No. 1 ENESCU*

George Enescu, violin


Thursday 6 February 1936 (B11)

George Szell

Symphony No. 4 SCHUMANN
Lulu, Suite BERG
Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN

Julia Nessy, soprano


Sunday 9 February 1936 (Z6)

George Szell

Symphony No. 7, ‘Le Midi’ HAYDN
Violin Concerto SIBELIUS
Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS

Emil von Telmányi, violin


Thursday 13 February 1936 (C4)

Eduard van Beinum

The Mirror of Jesus CAPLET
Mass No. 2 in E minor BRUCKNER

Berthe Seroen, soprano Bel Canto, a capella choir


Thursday 20 February 1936 (B12)

Bruno Walter

Symphony No. 8 BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 1 SHOSTAKOVICH
Piano Concerto No. 1 BRAHMS

Vladimir Horowitz, piano


Thursday 27 February 1936 (B13)

Bruno Walter

Piano Concerto No. 20 MOZART
Symphony No. 5 MAHLER

Bruno Walter, piano


Sunday 1 March 1936 (Z7)

Bruno Walter

Symphony No. 1, ‘Spring’ SCHUMANN
La Mer DEBUSSY
Piano Concerto No. 4 BEETHOVEN

Franz Osborn, piano


Thursday 12 March 1936 (B14)

Bruno Walter

Violin Concerto in A minor BACH
Violin Concerto BUSONI
Symphonie fantastique BERLIOZ

Adolf Busch, violin


Thursday 26 March 1936 (B15)

Willem Mengelberg

Anacreon, Overture CHERUBINI
Iberia DEBUSSY
Symphonic Variations FRANCK
Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS

Henriëtte Bosmans, piano


Sunday 29 March 1936 (Z8)

Willem Mengelberg

Romeo and Juliet TCHAIKOVSKY
Parassia’s Deam from Sorochintsky Fair MUSSORGSKY
Jaroslavna’s Aria from Prince Igor BORODIN
Gopak MUSSORGSKY
Breton Suite No. 5 VON BROCKEN FOCK
Dance of the Seven Veils and Closing Scene from Salome RICHARD STRAUSS

Oda Slobodskaya, soprano


Thursday 2 April 1936 (B15)

Willem Mengelberg

Flute and Harp Concerto MOZART
Das Lied von der Erde MAHLER

Hubert Barwasher, flute Rosa Spier, harp
Ilona Durigo, contralto Julius Patzak, tenor



Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest
1936 – 1937 Season



Thursday 8 October 1936 (B1)

Willem Mengelberg

The Taming of the Shrew, Overture JOHAN WAGENAAR
Fountains of Rome RESPIGHI
Piano Concerto No. 27 MOZART
Piano Concerto No. 1 LISZT
Les preludes LISZT

Walter Gieseking, piano


Thursday 22 October 1936 (B2)

Bruno Walter

Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT
Violin Concerto BRAHMS

Bronislaw Huberman, violin


Sunday 25 October 1936 (Z1)

Bruno Walter

Vltava SMETANA
Violin Concerto No. 1 PAGANINI
Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS

Theo Olof, violin


Thursday 29 October 1936 (B3)

Bruno Walter

Symphony No. 40 MOZART
Taras Bulba JANACEK
Violin Concerto GLAZUNOV
Oberon, Overture WEBER

Nathan Milstein, violin


Thursday 12 November 1936 (B4)

Bruno Walter

Sinfonia Divina in D minor BOCCHERINI
Cello Concerto DVORAK
Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS
Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde WAGNER

Raphael Lanes, cello


Sunday 22 November 1936 (Z2)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 38, ‘Prague’ MOZART
Cello Concerto PIJPER
Don Quixote RICHARD STRAUSS

Marix Loevensohn, cello


Thursday 26 November 1936 (B5)

Willem Mengelberg

Leonore No. 3, Overture BEETHOVEN
Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Hiller REGER
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen MAHLER
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Incidental Music excerpts MENDELSSOHN

Hermann Schey, bass


Thursday 3 December 1936 (B6)

Willem Mengelberg

Sinfonia in B flat major (arr. Stein) JOHANN CHRISTIAN BACH
Violin Concerto RUDOLF MENGELBERG
Symphony No. 6, ‘Pathetique’ TCHAIKOVSKY

Ferdinand Helmann, violin


Thursday 10 December 1936 (C1)

Willem Mengelberg

A Faust Symphony LISZT
Messa Solemnis LISZT

Louis van Telder, tenor Jo Vincent, soprano
Theodora Versteegh, contralto Willem Ravelli, bass
Amsterdam Toonkunstkoor


Sunday 13 December 1936 (Z3)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 6, ‘Pastoral’ BEETHOVEN
Piano Concerto GRIEG
William Tell, Overture ROSSINI

Willem Andriessen, piano


Thursday 17 December 1936 (B7)

Sol Justitiae EMILE ENTHOVEN
Prologus brevis JAN VAN GILSE
Concerto for Two Oboes and Orchestra VOORMOLEN
Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN

Haakon Stotijn, oboe Jaap Stotijn, oboe


Friday 8 January 1937 (B8)

Willem Mengelberg

Two Piano Concerto in C minor BACH
Three Piano Concerto in D minor BACH
Four Violin Concerto in B minor VIVALDI
Four Piano Concerto in A minor BACH

Eduard van Beinum, piano George van Renesse, piano
Johannes den Hertog, piano Geza Frid, piano
Louis Zimmermann, violin Ferdinand Helmann, violin
Leon Rudelsheim, violin Jo Hekster, violin


Sunday 10 January 1937 (Z4)

Willem Mengelberg

Alcina, Suite HANDEL
Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune DEBUSSY
Dances from Galanta KODALY

Louis Zimmermann, violin


Thursday 14 January 1937 (B9)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 4 GLAZUNOV
Violin Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY
The Firebird, Suite STRAVINSKY

Guila Bustabo, violin


Thursday 21 January 1937 (B10)

Eduard van Beinum

Introduction to a Tragedy HENK BADINGS
Piano Concerto No. 4 BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 3 BRUCKNER

Artur Rubinstein, piano


Sunday 24 January 1937 (Z5)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphony No. 101, ‘Clock’ HAYDN
Breton Suite No. 5 VON BRUCKEN FOCK
Berceuse Armorique VON BRUCKEN FOCK
Les Cigales VON BRUCKEN FOCK
Le chasseur noir VON BRUCKEN FOCK
Scheherazade RIMSKY-KORSAKOV

Berthe Seroen, soprano


Saturday 30 January 1937 (C2)

Vltava SMETANA
Serenade for Strings SUK
Piano Concerto PAVEL BORCOVEC
Symphony No. 9, ‘From the New World’ DVORAK

Rudolf Firkusny, piano


Thursday 4 February 1937 (B11)

Eduard van Beinum

The Hebrides, Overture MENDELSSOHN
La Mer DEBUSSY
Concerto for Orchestra EDMUND VAN BORCK
‘Es blaut die Nacht, die heisse Nacht’, aria from Giulio Cesare HANDEL
An die Hoffnung REGER
Die Meistersinger, Prelude WAGNER

Eva Liebenberg, soprano


Sunday 7 February 1937 (Z6)

Eduard van Beinum

Le Roi d’Ys, Overture LALO
Piano Concerto No. 2 LISZT
Rondes de Printemps DEBUSSY
L’Arlesienne, Suite No. 2 BIZET

Frederic Lamond, piano


Thursday 11 February 1937 (B12)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphony No. 33 MOZART
Piano Concerto No. 4 SAINT-SAENS
Symphony in D minor FRANCK

Robert Casadesus, piano


Thursday 18 February 1937 (B13)

Bruno Walter

Concerto Grosso No. 6 HANDEL
Symphony No. 3 MAHLER

Louis Zimmermann, violin Ferdinand Helmann, violin
Henk van Wezel, cello Annie Woud, contralto
Amsterdam Toonkunstkoor Zanglust Children’s Choir


Thursday 25 February 1937 (B14)

Bruno Walter

Cello Concerto in A major CARL PHILIPP EMANUEL BACH
Theme, Variations and Finale ROSZA
Rococo Variations TCHAIKOVSKY
Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS

Emanuel Feuermann, cello


Sunday 28 February 1937 (Z7)

Bruno Walter

Divertimento in B flat major, K287 MOZART
Piano Concerto for the Left Hand RAVEL
Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN

Paul Wittgenstein, piano


Thursday 4 March 1937 (C3)

Bruno Walter

Euryanthe, (concert performance) WEBER

Hilde Konetzni, soprano Hans Hotter, baritone
Ankie van Wickevoort Crommelin, contralto Otto Couperus, bass
Betty van den Bosch, soprano August Seider, tenor
Harm Schmedes, tenor Amsterdam Toonkunstkoor


Thursday 11 March 1937 (B15)

Bruno Walter
Sem Dresden*

Le corsaire, Overture BERLIOZ
Violin Concerto No. 1 SEM DRESDEN
Symphony No. 8 BRUCKNER

Hendrik Rijnbergen, violin


Sunday 14 March 1937 (Z8)

Willem Mengelberg

Das Lied von der Erde MAHLER

Ilona Durigo, contralto Julius Patzak, tenor


Thursday 18 March 1937 (B16)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 8 BEETHOVEN
Four Movements from Haffner Serenade MOZART
Three Songs, Op. 33 MOSSOLOV
Dance of the Seven Veils and Closing Scene from Salome RICHARD STRAUSS

Oda Slobodskaya, soprano


Thursday 1 April 1937 (C4)

Eduard van Beinum

Concerto grosso in G major TORELLI
Te Deum and Stabat Mater from Four Sacred Pieces VERDI
Cello Concerto in C minor PIZZETTI
Olympie, Overture SPONTINI

Haarlem Oratorio Union Enrico Mainardi, cello



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1937 – 1938 Season



Thursday 7 October 1937 (B1)

Willem Mengelberg

Festival March JOHAN WAGENAAR
Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN
Ein Heldenleben RICHARD STRAUSS

Fritz Kreisler, violin Louis Zimmermann, violin


Thursday 14 October 1937 (B2)

Willem Mengelberg

Roman Carnival, Overture BERLIOZ
Piano Concerto No. 26, ‘Coronation’ MOZART
Symphonic variations HENK BADINGS
Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN

Robert Casadesus, piano


Thursday 21 October 1937 (C1)

Willem Mengelberg

Te Deum DIEPENBROCK
Symphony No. 9, ‘Choral’ BEETHOVEN

To van der Sluys, soprano Suze Luger, contralto
Louis van Tulder, tenor Willem Ravelli, bass
Amsterdam Toonkunstkoor


Sunday 24 October 1937 (Z1)

Willem Mengelberg

Oberon, Overture WEBER
Violin Concerto No. 5 MOZART
Symphony No. 4 MAHLER

Carl Flesch, violin Jo Vincent, soprano


Thursday 28 October 1937 (B3)

Willem Mengelberg

Romeo and Juliet TCHAIKOVSKY
Jeu de Cartes STRAVINSKY
Symphony No. 3 BRAHMS


Thursday 4 November 1937 (B4)

Willem Mengelberg

Anacreon, Overture CHERUBINI
Violin Concerto BRAHMS
Symphony No. 1 MAHLER

Adolf Busch, violin


Thursday 18 November 1937 (C2)

Willem Mengelberg

Hymne op Amstelredam RUDOLF MENGELBERG
Fantasia for Organ SWEELINCK
Overture and Reyen from Lucifer DOPPER
Gysbreght van Aemstel BERNARD ZWEERS
Vondel’s vaart naar Agrippine DIEPENBROCK

Paul Huf, narrator Betty van den Bosch, soprano
Suze Luger, contralto Harm Schmedes, tenor
Willem Ravelli, bass Piet van Egmond, organ
Amsterdam Toonkunstkoor


Thursday 25 November 1937 (B5)

Ciaconna gotica DOPPER
Cello Concerto in D major HAYDN
Symphonie fantastique BERLIOZ

Pablo Casals, cello


Sunday 28 November 1937 (Z2)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 6, ‘Pastoral’ BEETHOVEN
Symphonie espagnole LALO
Tannhäuser, Overture WAGNER

Jacques Thibaud, violin


Thursday 9 December 1937 (B6)

Willem Mengelberg

Concerto Grosso in A minor VIVALDI
Canzone and Ave Maria from Otello VERDI
Concerto gregoriano RESPIGHI
Concerto for Orchestra CASELLA
William Tell, Overture ROSSINI

Ruth Horna, soprano Guila Bustabo, violin


Thursday 16 December 1937 (B7)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 41, ‘Jupiter’ MOZART
Two Duets from Mathis der Maler HINDEMITH
Lohengrin: Prelude Act 3 and Lohengrin’s narration WAGNER
Forest Murmurs from Siegfried WAGNER
Wotan’s Farewell and Magic Fire Music WAGNER

August Seider, tenor Hans Hotter, baritone


Sunday 19 December 1937 (Z3)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 95 HAYDN
Der Schwanendreher HINDEMITH
Höstkvall SIBELIUS
Fêtes galantes PIJPER
Romance sans paroles PIJPER
Three Excerpts from The Damnation of Faust BERLIOZ

Paul Hindemith, viola Else Rijkens, soprano


Thursday 6 January 1938 (B8)

Eduard van Beinum

Leonore No. 1, Overture BEETHOVEN
Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 7 BRUCKNER

Egon Petri, piano


Sunday 9 January 1938 (Z4)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphony No. 4 ROUSSEL
Les indes galantes, Invocation and Hymn to the Sun RAMEAU
Nocturne (orch. Ropartz) FRANCK
Pavane for a Dead Infanta RAVEL
Don Quichotte à Dulcinée RAVEL
Rapsodie espagnole RAVEL

Charles Panzéra, baritone


Thursday 13 January 1938

Eduard van Beinum

Marche écosaisse DEBUSSY
Symphony No. 2 HENRIK ANDRIESSEN
Malédiction for Piano and Strings LISZT
Konzertstück for Piano and orchestra WEBER
Symphony No. 4, ‘Italian’ MENDELSSOHN

Franz Osborn, piano


Thursday 20 January 1938

Eduard van Beinum

Four Pieces for Orchestra GUILLAUME LANDRÉ
Ik ben in eenzaamheid met meer alleen DIEPENBROCK
Zij sluimert DIEPENBROCK
Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Mozart REGER
L’enfant prodigue DEBUSSY

Louis van Tulder, tenor Jo Vincent, soprano
Laurenz Bogtman, bass


Sunday 6 February 1938 (Z5)

Oswald Kabasta

Leonore No. 2, Overture BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS
Burleske RICHARD STRAUSS
Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS

Henriette Bosmans, piano


Thursday 10 February 1938 (B11)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphony No. 6 SCHUBERT
Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta BARTOK
Violin Concerto DVORAK
Le Roi d’Ys, Overture LALO

Georg Kulenkampff, violin


Sunday 20 February 1938 (Z6)

Eduard van Beinum

Orchestral Suite No. 3 BACH
Violin Concerto in E major BACH
Piano Concerto No. 12 MOZART
Symphony No. 36, ‘Linz’ MOZART

Ferdinand Helmann, violin


Thursday 24 February 1938 (B12)

Ernest Ansermet
Darius Milhaud*

Symphony No. 31, ‘Paris’ MOZART
La Mer DEBUSSY
Suite Provençale MILHAUD*
Cantate Nuptiale for soprano and orchestra MILHAUD*
La Valse RAVEL


Thursday 3 March 1938 (B13)

Bruno Walter

Symphony No. 86 HAYDN
Symphony No. 9 MAHLER


Thursday 10 March 1938 (C3)

Bruno Walter

Symphony No. 38, ‘Prague’ MOZART
Piano Concerto No. 23 MOZART
‘Sancta Maria’, Graduale, K273 MOZART
Ave verum corpus, K618 MOZART
Symphony No. 40 MOZART

Bruno Walter, piano Amsterdam Toonkunstkoor


Sunday 13 March 1938 (Z7)

Bruno Walter

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Overture MENDELSSOHN
Prosperos Beschwörungen, Suite WELLESZ
Double Concerto BRAHMS
Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde WAGNER

Louis Zimmermann, violin Raphael Lanes, cello


Thursday 17 March 1938 (B14)

Bruno Walter

Der Freischütz, Overture WEBER
Piano Concerto No. 2 KRENEK
Tod und Verklärung RICHARD STRAUSS
Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS

Ernst Krenek, piano


Thursday 31 March 1938 (B15)

Willem Mengelberg

Coriolan, Overture BEETHOVEN
Piano Concerto No. 1 BRAHMS
Symphony No. 5 TCHAIKOVSKY

Wilhelm Backhaus, piano


Sunday 3 April 1938 (Z8)

Willem Mengelberg

Rosamunde, Overture SCHUBERT
Piano Concerto SCHUMANN
Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN

Myra Hess, piano


Thursday 7 April 1938 (B16)

Willem Mengelberg

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Overture, Scherzo and Nocturne MENDELSSOHN
Violin Concerto MENDELSSOHN
Violin Concerto SCHUMANN

Yehudi Menuhin, violin



Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest
1938 – 1939 Season


Thursday 6 October 1938 (B1)

Willem Mengelberg

The Birds, Overture DIEPENBROCK
Piano Concerto No. 23 MOZART
Fantaisie for Piano and Orchestra DEBUSSY
Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No. 2 RAVEL

Walter Gieseking, piano


Sunday 9 October 1938 (Z1)

Willem Mengelberg

Ruslan and Ludmila, Overture GLINKA
Serenade for Strings TCHAIKOVSKY
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini RACHMANINOV
The Firebird, Suite STRAVINSKY

Sergei Rachmaninov, piano


Thursday 13 October 1938 (B2)

Willem Mengelberg
Ernest Schelling*

Orchestral Suite No. 2 BACH
'L'améro saro constante', aria from Il re pastore MOZART
Symphony No. 8, ‘Unfinished’ SCHUBERT
‘Liebst du um Schönheit’ and ‘Ich atmet' einen linden Duft’, lieder MAHLER
‘Hans und Grete’, lied MAHLER
‘Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht?’ lied MAHLER
Suite variée SCHELLING*

Desi von Halban- Kurz, soprano


Thursday 20 October 1938 (C1)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 2, ‘Resurrection’ MAHLER

To van der Sluys, soprano Annie Woud, contralto
Toonkunstkoor Amsterdam




Thursday 27 October 1938 (B3)

Willem Mengelberg

'Céphale et Procris', Suite (arr. Mottl) GRÉTRY
Piano Concerto No. 1 BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS

Alfred Cortot, piano



Sunday 30 October 1938 (Z2)

Willem Mengelberg

'Die Zauberflöte', Overture MOZART
'A questo seno, deh vieni', Scena and aria MOZART
Symphony No. 1 BEETHOVEN
Salve Regina RUDOLF MENGELBERG
Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS

To van der Sluys, soprano


Thursday 10 November 1938 (B4)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 103, ‘Drum Roll’ HAYDN
Violin Concerto No. 5 MOZART
Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN

Lola Bobesco, violin


Thursday 24 November 1938 (B5)

Willem Mengelberg

Serenade in G major REGER
Violin Concerto No. 2 HENK BADINGS
Piano Concerto No. 1 TCHAIKOVSKY

Olly Folge Fonden, violin Artur Rubinstein, piano



Sunday 27 November 1938 (Z3)

Willem Mengelberg

Sinfonia in B flat major, Op. 18 No. 2 (arr. Stein) JOHANN CHRISTIAN BACH
Lucio Silla, Overture MOZART
Piano Concerto No. 24 MOZART
Three Episodes RICHARD MOHAUPT
Symphonic Variations FRANCK

Robert Casadesus, piano


Thursday 8 December 1938 (B6)

Willem Mengelberg

Triple Concerto BEETHOVEN
Philharmonic Concerto HINDEMITH
Symphony No. 9, ‘From the New World’ DVORAK

Ferdinand Helmann, violin Henk van Wezel, cello
George van Renesse, piano


Sunday 11 December 1938 (Z4)

Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 4 BEETHOVEN
Violin Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY
1812, Overture TCHAIKOVSKY

Nathan Milstein, violin


Thursday 15 December 1938 (C2)

Willem Mengelberg

The Seasons HAYDN

Ankie van Wickevoort Crommelin, soprano Julius Patzak, tenor
Herman Schey, bass Toonkunstkoor Amsterdam


Sunday 8 January 1939 (Z5)

Eduard van Beinum

The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave), Overture MENDELSSOHN
Piano Concerto No. 2 BEETHOVEN
'Gysbreght van Aemstel, Overture HENK BADINGS
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
Ibéria DEBUSSY

Lili Kraus, piano
pauze


Thursday 12 January 1939 (B7)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphony No. 99 HAYDN
Sinfonietta JANACEK
Piano Concerto No. 4 BEETHOVEN

Arthur Schnabel, piano


Thursday 19 January 1939 (B8)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphony No. 2 SAINT-SAËNS
‘Il faut passer tôt ou tard’ from Alceste GLUCK
Cantilène 'Belle Hermione, hélas! Hélas!' from Cadmus et Hermione LULLY
Sinfonietta for Clarinet and Orchestra SEM DRESDEN
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune DEBUSSY
Don Quichotte à Dulcinée RAVEL
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice DUKAS

Charles Panzéra, baritone Rudolf Gall, Clarinet

Thursday 26 January 1939 (B9)

Bruno Walter

Symphony No. 92, ‘Oxford’ HAYDN
Symphony No. 8 BRUCKNER


Sunday 29 January 1939 (Z6)

Bruno Walter

Piano Concerto No. 21 MOZART
Symphony No. 1 MAHLER

Bruno Walter, piano


Tuesday 31 January 1939 (B10)

Bruno Walter

Symphony No. 1, ‘Spring’ SCHUMANN
Three Nocturnes DEBUSSY
Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS

Aerdenhoutsch Vrouwenkoor


Thursday 9 February 1939 (B11)

Bruno Walter

The Flying Dutchman, Overture WAGNER
Siegfried Idyll WAGNER
Symphony No. 5 MAHLER


Thursday 16 February 1939 (B12)

Eduard van Beinum

Divertimento in D major, K131 MOZART
Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Mozart REGER
Cello Concerto SCHUMANN
Rapsodie espagnole RAVEL

Emanuel Feuermann, cello


Sunday 19 February 1939 (Z7)

Eduard van Beinum

Concerto No. 2 a due Chori in F major Op. 2 HANDEL
'The hand of Time pulls down', recitative from The Triumph of Time HANDEL
'Loathsome urns, disclose your treasure', aria from The Triumph of Time HANDEL
Double Violin Concerto in D minor BACH
Cantata No. 56, 'Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen' BACH

Mack Harrell, baritone Louis Zimmermann, violin
Ferdinand Helmann, violin Toonkunstkoor Amsterdam


Thursday 23 February 1939 (C3)

Igor Markevitch

May Night, Overture RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
The New Age MARKEVITCH
Violin Concerto No. 2 PROKOFIEV
Pictures from an Exhibition (orch. Ravel) MUSSORGSKY

Robert Soëtens, violin


Thursday 2 March 1939 (B13)

Eduard van Beinum

Les francs-juges, Overture BERLIOZ
Violin Concerto BRAHMS
Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT

Bronislaw Huberman, violin


Sunday 12 March 1939 (Z8)

Eduard van Beinum

Stabat Mater SZYMANOWSKI
Symphony in D minor FRANCK

Ruth Horna, soprano Annie Woud, contralto
Max Kloos, baritone R.K. Oratorium Vereniging


Thursday 23 March 1939 (B14)

Willem Mengelberg

Egmont, Overture BEETHOVEN
Violin Concerto No. 2 BARTOK
Symphony No. 4 TCHAIKOVSKY

Zoltán Székely, violin


Thursday 30 March 1939 (B15)

Willem Mengelberg

Amphitrion, Overture WAGENAAR
Piano Concerto GRIEG
Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN

Henriëtte Bosmans, piano


Thursday 20 April 1939 (B16)

Willem Mengelberg

Euryanthe, Overture WEBER
Violin Concerto No. 4 MOZART
Variations on a Theme by Haydn BRAHMS
Violin Concerto BRAHMS

Yehudi Menuhin, violin


Saturday 6 May 1939 (C4)

Missa solemnis BEETHOVEN

Jo Vincent, soprano Suze Luger, contralto
Louis van Tulder, tenor Willem Ravelli, bass
Toonkunstkoor Amsterdam



Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest
1939 – 1940 Season



Thursday 5 October 1939 (B1)

Carl Schuricht

Symphony No. 34 MOZART
Das Lied von der Erde MAHLER

Kerstin Thorborg, contralto Martin Oehman, tenor


Thursday 12 October 1939 (B2)

Pierre Monteux

Benvenuto Cellini, Overture BERLIOZ
Les Éolides FRANCK
La Mer DEBUSSY
Piano Concerto No. 4 SAINT-SAËNS
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice DUKAS

Robert Casadesus, piano


Sunday 15 October 1939 (Z1)

Pierre Monteux

Der Freischütz, Overture WEBER
'Wie nahte mir der Schlummer', aria from Der Freischütz WEBER
Fountains of Rome RESPIGHI
Fiat Domine HENDRIK ANDRIESSEN
Magna res est amor HENDRIK ANDRIESSEN
Symphonie Fantastique BERLIOZ

Jo Vincent, soprano


Thursday 26 October 1939 (B3)

Carl Schuricht
Bertus van Lier*

Symphony No. 3 BERTUS VAN LIER*
Violin Concerto No. 5 MOZART
Also sprach Zarathustra RICHARD STRAUSS

Carl Flesch, violin



Sunday 29 October 1939 (Z2)

Eduard van Beinum

Anacréon, Overture CHERUBINI
Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN
Don Quixote RICHARD STRAUSS

Frederic Lamond, piano Gérard Hekking, cello



Thursday 2 November 1939 (C1)

Carl Schuricht

Requiem Mass VERDI

Ina Souez, soprano Lore Fischer, contralto
Louis van Tulder, tenor Herman Schey, bass
Toonkunstkoor Amsterdam


Thursday 9 November 1939 (B4)

Willem Mengelberg

Alceste, Overture GLUCK
Violin Concerto BLOCH
Symphony No. 4 MAHLER

Joseph Szigéti, violin Jo Vincent, soprano


Thursday 23 November 1939 (B5)

Willem Mengelberg


Manfred, Overture SCHUMANN
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen MAHLER
Peacock Variations KODALY
Hymn to Love REGER
Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde WAGNER

Herman Schey, bass


Sunday 26 November 1939 (Z3)

Willem Mengelberg

Romeo and Juliet TCHAIKOVSKY
Piano Concerto No. 1 TCHAIKOVSKY
Symphony No. 5 TCHAIKOVSKY

Nikolai Orloff, piano


Thursday 30 November 1939 (B6)

Willem Mengelberg

Ciaconna gotica DOPPER
Romeo and Juliet TCHAIKOVSKY
Symphony No. 6, ‘Pastoral’ TCHAIKOVSKY




Thursday 7 December 1939 (C2)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphony No. 9 BRUCKNER
Te Deum BRUCKNER

Jo Vincent, soprano heodora Versteegh, contralto
Louis van Tulder, tenor ax Kloos, baritone
Koninklijke Oratorium Vereniging


Sunday 10 December 1939 (Z4)

Eduard van Beinum

Suite in D major for viola da gamba and strings TELEMANN
Symphony No. 31, ‘Horn Signal’ HAYDN
Cello Concerto No. 1 SAINT-SAËNS
From Bohemia’s Woods and Fields SMETANA

Carel van Leeuwen Boomkamp, viola da gamba/cello


Thursday 14 December 1939 (B7)

Eduard van Beinum

Overture in C major in the Italian Style SCHUBERT
A Romantic Suite REGER
Piano Concerto No. 1 CHOPIN
Slavonic Dances Nos. 1, 5 and 8, Op. 46 DVORAK

Ignaz Friedman, piano


Thursday 21 December 1939 (B8)

Eduard van Beinum

Manfred Symphony TCHAIKOVSKY
Piano Concerto SCHUMANN

Willem Andriessen, piano


Thursday 4 January 1940 (B9)

Eduard van Beinum

Symphony No. 39 MOZART
Violin Concerto No. 8 SPOHR
Music for strings RUDI STEPHAN
Iberia DEBUSSY

Georg Kulenkampff, violin


Sunday 7 January 1940 (Z5)

Eduard van Beinum

Printemps DEBUSSY
Violin Concerto WILLEM PIJPER
Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT

Hendrik Rijnbergen, violin
pauze


Thursday 11 January 1940 (B10)

Eduard van Beinum

The Italian Girl in Algiers, Overture ROSSINI
Violin Concerto MENDELSSOHN
Concert Piece for Orchestra GUILLAUME LANDRÉ
Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS

Szymon Goldberg, violin


Thursday 18 January 1940 (B11)

Paul Paray

Orpheus LISZT
Piano Concerto No. 1 BRAHMS
Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS
Pelléas et Mélisande, Suite FAURÉ
La Valse RAVEL

Alexander Borovsky, piano


Sunday 21 January 1940 (Z6)

Paul Paray

Symphony No. 1 PARAY
Nuages et Fêtes from Nocturnes DEBUSSY
Symphonie espagnole LALO
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice DUKAS

Jacques Thibaud, violin


Thursday 25 January 1940 (C3)

Peter van Anrooij

The Barber of Bagdad (concert performance) CORNELIUS

Ludwig Hofmann, (Barbier) Ankie van Wickevoort Crommelin, (Margiana)
Suze Luger, (Bostana) Louis van Tulder, (Nureddin)
Albert Dana, (Baba Mustapha) Theo Baylé, (De Kalief)
Jaap Stroomenbergh, (First muezzin) Arie Roodenburg, (Second muezzin)
Justus Bonn, (Third muezzin) Toonkunstkoor Amsterdam


Thursday 8 February 1940 (B12)

Eduard van Beinum

Georg Friedrich Händel
(1685-1759)
Concerto grosso in C major HANDEL
Concerto in Alexander's Feast HANDEL
Symphonic Dances HINDEMITH
Cello Concerto in D major HAYDN
Finlandia SIBELIUS

Louis Zimmermann, violin Ferdinand Helmann, violin
Henk van Wezel, cello, Pablo Casals, cello


Thursday 15 February 1940 (C4)

Ernest Ansermet

Le Martyre de Saint-Sébastien DEBUSSY
Daphnis et Chloé (complete) RAVEL

Corry Bijster, soprano Elisabeth Francis, contralto
Jo van de Meent-Walter, contralto Paul Huf, narrator
'Bel Canto' a cappella choir


Sunday 18 February 1940 (Z7)

Eduard van Beinum

Euryanthe, Overture WEBER
A Romantic Suite REGER
Piano Concerto No. 2 BRAHMS

Henriëtte Bosmans, piano


Thursday 29 February 1940 (B13)

Sir Adrian Boult

Oberon, Overture WEBER
Symphony No. 3, ‘Scottish’ MENDELSSOHN
Music for Strings BLISS
Enigma Variations ELGAR


Thursday 7 March 1940 (B14)

Eduard van Beinum

Variations on a Theme by Haydn BRAHMS
Salve Regina RUDOLF MENGELBERG
Symphony No. 7 BRUCKNER

Jo Vincent, soprano


Sunday 10 March 1940 (Z8)

Willem Mengelberg

Roman carnival, overture BERLIOZ
Violin Concerto No. 2 BARTOK
Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN

Zoltán Székely, violin


Thursday 14 March 1940 (B15)

Willem Mengelberg

Orchestral Suite No. 3 BACH
Violin Concerto HINDEMITH
Shéhérazade, song cycle RAVEL
Bolero RAVEL

Ferdinand Helmann, violin Else Rijkens, soprano


Thursday 28 March 1940 (B16)

Willem Mengelberg

The Bartered Bride, Overture SMETANA
Piano Concerto No. 3 RACHMANINOV
Symphony No. 6, ‘Pathetique’ TCHAIKOVSKY

Walter Gieseking, piano


Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest


1940 – 1941 Season


Thursday 3 October 1940 (B1)


Willem Mengelberg



Egmont, Overture BEETHOVEN

‘Exsultate, jubilate’, motet MOZART

Cello Concerto No. 2 HENK BADINGS

Symphony in D minor FRANCK



Jo Vincent, soprano Carel van Leeuwen Boomkamp, cello





Thursday 10 October 1940 (B2)



Willem Mengelberg



The Taming of the Shrew, Overture JOHAN WAGENAAR

Piano Concerto SCHUMANN

Symphony No. 1 MAHLER



Emil von Sauer, piano





Sunday 13 October 1940 (Z1)



Willem Mengelberg



Oberon, Overture WEBER

Piano Concerto No. 19 MOZART

Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS



Willem Andriessen, piano





Thursday 24 October 1940 (B3)



Willem Mengelberg



The Birds, Overture DIEPENBROCK

Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN

Symphony No. 5 TCHAIKOVSKY



Louis Zimmermann, violin





Sunday 27 October 1940 (Z2)



Willem Mengelberg



The Birds, Overture DIEPENBROCK

Symphony No. 1 BEETHOVEN

Violin Concerto No. 1 BRUCH

Tannhäuser, Overture WAGNER



Guila Bustabo, violin





Thursday 31 October 1940 (B4)



Willem Mengelberg



Sinfonia ALEXANDER VOORMOLEN

Symphonic Variations FRANCK

Piano Concerto No. 2 RACHMANINOV



Walter Gieseking, piano





Thursday 7 November 1940 (C1)



Willem Mengelberg



Cantata No. 57, ‘Selig ist der Mann' BACH

A German Requiem BRAHMS



Jo Vincent, soprano Max Kloos, baritone

Toonkunstkoor Amsterdam





Sunday 10 November 1940 (Z3)



Willem Mengelberg



Old Dutch Dances, Op. 46 RÖNTGEN

Symphony No. 4 SCHUMANN

Violin Concerto in A minor DVOŘÁK

Academic Festival Overture BRAHMS



Carl Flesch, violin





Thursday 14 November 1940 (B5)



Eduard van Beinum



Violin Concerto in E major BACH

Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune DEBUSSY

Violin Concerto RUDOLF MENGELBERG

Symphony No. 3 in F major BRAHMS



Emil von Telmányi, violin





Thursday 28 November 1940 (B6)



Eduard van Beinum



Symphony in C major BIZET

Piano Concerto in G major RAVEL

Elégie for Cello and Orchestra FAURÉ

Roméo et Juliette: Five Symphonic Excerpts BERLIOZ



Cor de Groot, piano Henk van Wezel, cello





Sunday 8 December 1940 (Z4)



Willem Mengelberg



Symphony No. 7, ‘Zuiderzee’ DOPPER

Coriolan, Overture BEETHOVEN

Gesänge des Harfenspielers for baritone and orchestra WOLF

Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde WAGNER



Laurens Bogtman, bass





Thursday 12 December 1940 (B7)



Willem Mengelberg



Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS

Cello Concerto PFITZNER

Arpeggione Sonata (arr. as Cello Concerto by Cassado) SCHUBERT

Háry János, Suite KODÁLY



Gaspar Cassadó, cello





Thursday 19 December 1940 (C2)



Willem Mengelberg



Overture, Ballet, Entr’acte Act 3 and Romance from Rosamunde SCHUBERT

'Liebe schwärmt auf alle Wegen'; arietta from Claudine von Villa Bella SCHUBERT

'Vedi quanto adoro', recitative and aria (arr. Flothuis) SCHUBERT

Ständchen, D920 (orch. Liszt) SCHUBERT

Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT



Betty van den Bosch, soprano Toonkunstkoor Amsterdam





Thursday 9 January 1941 (B8)



Johannes den Hertog



Iphigenie in Aulis, Overture GLUCK

Three Hölderlin Hymns, Op. 71 RICHARD STRAUSS

Symphony No. 3 PIJPER

A Faust Overture WAGNER

Closing Scene from Die Walküre WAGNER



Ruth Horna, soprano Henk Noort, tenor





Sunday 12 January 1941 (Z5)



Eduard van Beinum



Symphony No. 4, ‘Tragic’ SCHUBERT

Cello Concerto in D major HAYDN

Cello Concerto MALIPIERO

Le carnaval romain, Overture BERLIOZ



Enrico Mainardi, cello





Thursday 16 January 1941 (B9)



Eduard van Beinum



Symphony No. 9 BRUCKNER

Violin Concerto BRAHMS



Georg Kulenkampff, violin





Thursday 23 January 1941 (C3)



Eduard van Beinum



Symphony No. 40 MOZART

Stabat Mater RUDOLF MENGELBERG

Variations on a Theme of Mozart REGER



Annie Woud, contralto Louis van Tulder, tenor

Amsterdams a cappella koor 'Bel Canto'





Thursday 30 January 1941 (B10)



Eduard van Beinum



Symphony No. 101, ‘Clock’ HAYDN

Burleske for Piano and Orchestra RICHARD STRAUSS

Songs of Death and Life HENK BADINGS

La Mer DEBUSSY



Henriëtte Bosmans, piano Louis van Tulder, tenor





Sunday 2 February 1941 (Z6)



Eduard van Beinum



Egmont, Overture BEETHOVEN

Violin Concerto No. 4 MOZART

Elverhöi, Op. 48 JOHAN WAGENAAR

Ballad of the Blackbird HENDRIK ANDRIESSEN

Rapsodie espagnole RAVEL



Ferdinand Helmann, violin Joanna Diepenbrock, narrator





Thursday 6 February 1941 (B11)



Eduard van Beinum



Symphony No. 8, ‘Unfinished’ SCHUBERT

Piano Concerto No. 2 LISZT

Clarinet Rhapsody No. 1 DEBUSSY

The Firebird, Suite (1919) STRAVINSKY



György Faragó, piano





Thursday 13 February 1941 (B12)



Eduard van Beinum



Pavane and Chaconne for Strings PURCELL

Piano Concerto No. 5, ‘Emperor’ BEETHOVEN

Symphony No. 4 TCHAIKOVSKY



Elly Ney, piano





Thursday 20 February 1941 (B13)



Hermann Abendroth



Four Böcklin Tone Poems REGER

Piano Concerto No. 20 MOZART

Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS



George van Renesse, piano





Sunday 23 February 1941 (Z7)



Hermann Abendroth



Symphony No. 94, ‘Surprise’ HAYDN

Symphony No. 4, ‘Romantic’ BRUCKNER





Thursday 27 February 1941 (B14)



Eduard van Beinum



The Barber of Seville, Overture ROSSINI

Violin Concerto No. 22 VIOTTI

Marsyas, Suite DIEPENBROCK

Tzigane RAVEL

Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor BORODIN



Zoltán Székely, violin





Thursday 13 March 1941 (B15)



Paul van Kempen



Käthchen von Heilbronn, Overture PFITZNER

Alto Rhapsody BRAHMS

Symphony No. 5 BRUCKNER



Lore Fischer, contralto





Thursday 20 March 1941 (B16)



Franz von Hoesslin



Parsifal, Prelude Act 1 WAGNER

Die Heimat FRANZ VON HOESSLIN

Three Roman Sonnets FRANZ VON HOESSLIN

Fountains of Rome RESPIGHI

Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN



Ria Focke, contralto





Sunday 23 March 1941 (Z8)



Eduard van Beinum



Largo and Allegro for Strings HENK BADINGS

Violin Concerto No. 22 VIOTTI

Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune DEBUSSY

Tzigane RAVEL

Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor BORODIN



Zoltán Székely, violin





Thursday 8 May 1941 (C4)



Eduard van Beinum



Mass No. 3 in F minor BRUCKNER

Te Deum KODÁLY



To van der Sluys, soprano Theodora Versteegh, contralto

Louis van Tulder, tenor Willem Ravelli, bass

Toonkunstkoor Amsterdam

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