Friday, 3 July 2009

New York Philharmonic 1972 - 1973

During this period, the orchestra gave its subscription concerts in the Avery Fisher Hall, New York. This listing gives details of subscription concerts only  



1972 – 1973
131st Season


21, 22, 23, 26 September 1972
Pierre Boulez
Leon Fleisher, piano
Haydn: Symphony No. 31, Hornsignal
Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Stravinsky: Four Etudes for Orchestra
Ravel: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Wagner: Die Meistersinger, Prelude Act 1 and Suite from Act 3


28, 29, 30 September, 3 October 1972
Pierre Boulez
Rafael Druian, violin
Sol Greitzer, viola
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola
Mahler: Symphony No. 6


5, 6, 7, 10 October 1972
Pierre Boulez
Ken Remo, tenor
 John Shirley-Quirk, baritone
Westminster Choir
Little Church around the Corner Boys Choir
Schütz: Sinfonia sacrae: Fili mi, Absalon
Bartók: Cantata profana
Berlioz: Te Deum


12, 13, 14, 17 October 1972
Pierre Boulez
Michel Beroff, piano
Rafael Druian, violin
Harold Gomberg, oboe
John Cerminaro, cor anglais
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 2
Kirchner: Music for Orchestra
Scriabin: The Poem of Ecstasy


19, 20, 24 October 1972
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
Janos Starker, cello
Weber: Der Freischütz, Overture
Haydn: Cello Concerto in C major
 Bruckner: Symphony No. 4, Romantic


26, 27, 31 October 1972
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
Hernyk Szeryng, violin
Messiaen: Les offrandes oubliées
Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 2
Franck: Symphony in D minor


2, 3, 4 November 1972
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
Alexis Weissenberg, piano
Haydn: Symphony No. 60, ‘Il distratto’
Argento: A Ring of Time, Preludes and Pageants for Orchestra and Bells
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3

9, 10, 11, 14 November 1972
Max Rudolf
Cornelius: The Barber of Bagdad, Overture
Haydn: Symphony No. 57
Stravinsky: Pulcinella, Suite
Richard Strauss: Tod und Verklärung


16, 17, 18 November 1972
Lorin Maazel
Malcolm Frager, piano
Beethoven: Leonore, Overture No. 2
Weber: Piano Concerto No. 2
Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony


24, 25, 27 November 1972
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
Natalie Hinderas, piano
Rameau: Six Concerts en sextour, Suite
Brahms: Symphony No. 3
Ginastera: Piano Concerto No. 1
Ravel: La Valse


1, 5 December 1972
James DePreist
Gluck: Alceste, Overture
Mozart: Symphony No. 19
Dvořák: Symphony No. 1, The Bells of Zlonice


7, 8, 9, 12 December 1972
Daniel Barenboim
Haydn: Symphony No. 86
Stravinsky: The Firebird, Suite (1911)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, Pathétique


14, 15, 16, 19 December 1972
Pierre Boulez
Betty Allen, mezzo soprano
John Stewart, tenor
Michael Wager, narrator
Camerata Singers
Bach: Cantata No. 48, ‘Ich elender Mensch, wer wird mich erlosen’
Stravinsky: A Sermon, A Narrative and a Prayer
Stravinsky: Le Roi des étoiles
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra


21, 22, 23, December 1972, 2 January 1973
Pierre Boulez
Lorne Munro, cello
Rafael Druian, violin
Nathan Stutch, cello
Julius Baker, flute
Mozart: Posthorn Serenade
Schumann: Cello Concerto
Stockhausen: Kontra-Punkte No. 1
Prokofiev: The Tale of the Buffoon, Suite


4, 5, 6, 9 January 1973
Pierre Boulez
André Watts, piano
Schumann: Overture, Scherzo and Finale
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4
Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales (4, 6, 9)
Ravel: Une barque sur l’océan (5)
Mozart: Symphony No. 36, ‘Linz’



 11, 12, 13, 16 January 1973
Pierre Boulez
Reri Grist, soprano
Anna Reynolds, mezzo soprano
 Jerry Jennings, tenor
Donald Gramm, bass baritone
Michael Devlin, tenor
David Clatworthy, baritone
Gwendolyn Killebrew, mezzo-soprano
Douglas Perry, vocalist
Arthur Burrows, baritone
Robert Jones, tenor
The Camerata Singers
Haydn: Theresienmesse
Stravinsky: The Nightingale


18, 19, 20 January 1973
Pierre Boulez
Julius Baker, flute
Bruce Prince-Joseph, harpsichord
Jan DeGaetani, mezzo soprano
David Ulin, boy soprano
Telemann: Suite in A minor for flute and orchestra
Crumb: Ancient Voices of Children
Stravinsky: Ragtime for 11 instruments
Stravinsky: Renard
Richard Strauss:Till Eulenspiegel


25, 26, 27, 30 January 1973
Pierre Boulez
Rudolf Serkin, piano (25, 26, 30)
John Cerminaro, horn (27)
Wagner: Tannhäuser, Overture
Schumann: Piano Concerto (25, 26, 30)
Mozart: Horn Cocnerto No. 2 (27)
Webern: Five Movements for Strings
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2


2, 6 February 1973
Pierre Boulez
Siegmund Nimsgern, baritone (2)
Schubert: Rosamunde, Overture, and two Ballets
Mahler: Rückert Lieder (2)
Webern: Variations for Orchestra
Webern: Six Pieces for Orchestra
Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
Richard Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel (6)


8, 9, 10, 13 February 1973
Leonard Bernstein
William Masselos, piano
Haydn: Symphony No. 95
Stravinsky: Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra
Nielsen: Symphony No. 2, The Four Temperaments


15, 16, 17, 20 February 1973
Leonard Bernstein
Judith Blegen, soprano
Frederica von Stade, mezzo soprano
Kenneth Riegel, tenor
Simon Estes, bass baritone
Westminster Choir
Newark Boys Choir
Haydn: Harmoniemesse
Stravinsky: Mass
Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms



22, 23, 24 February 1973
Leonard Bernstein
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Jacqueline du Pré, cello (22, 23, 24)
Lorne Munroe, cello (27)
Haydn: Symphony No. 96
Roy Harris: Symphony No. 3
Brahms: Double Concerto


1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 13 March 1973
Leonard Bernstein
Isaac Stern, violin (1, 2, 3, 6)
André Watts, piano (7, 13)
Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik
Britten: Peter Grimes, Passacaglia and Four Sea Interludes
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto (1, 2, 3, 6)
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 (7, 13)


15, 17 March 1973
Pierre Boulez
Bruno Canino, piano
Antonio Ballista, piano
Schumann: Julius Caesar, Overture
Haydn: Symphony No. 49, La Passione
Berio: Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, Italian


22, 23, 24, 27 March 1973
Pierre Boulez
Brahms: Serenade No. 2
Schoenberg: Variations for Orchestra
Schumann: Symphony No. 4


29, 30, 31 March, 3 April 1973
Pierre Boulez
Henry Butler, narrator
Maralin Niska, soprano
Sheila Armstrong, soprano
Barbara Shuttleworth, soprano
George Shirley, tenor
Andrea Velis, tenor
Spiro Malas, bass
Saverio Barbieri, bass-baritone
Terrence Hawkins, vocalist
David Cale Johnson, vocalist
Bruce Prince-Joseph, harpsichord
Haydn: L’incontro improvviso (concert performance)


5, 6, 10 April 1973
 Aldo Ceccato
Rafael Druian, violin
Stravinsky: Scherzo â la russe
Stravinsky: Fireworks
Hindemith: Violin Concerto
Penderecki: Polymorphia
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2, ‘Little Russian’


12, 13, 14, 17 April 1973
Aldo Ceccato
Martha Argerich, piano
Rafael Druian, violin
Lorne Munroe, cello
Harold Gomberg, oboe
Manuel Zegler, bassoon
Haydn: Sinfonia concertante
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1
Debussy: Le Martyre de Saint Sébastien, symphonic fragments
Roussel: Bacchus et Ariane, Suite No. 2

19, 21, 24 April 1973
Aldo Ceccato
Thomas Stacy, cor anglais
Haydn: Symphony No. 75
Skrowaczewski: Cor Anglais Concerto
Richard Strauss: An Alpine Symphony


26, 27, 28 April, 1 May 1973
Aldo Ceccato
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Stravinsky: Symphony in E flat major
Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 1
Ravel: Rapsodie Espagnole


3, 4, 5, 8 May 1973
Rafael Kubelik
Rudolf Firkusny, piano
Smetana: Šárka from Ma Vlast
Janáček: Capriccio for Left Hand Piano and Wind Ensemble
Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7


10, 11, 12 May 1973
Rafael Kubelik
Judith Blegen, soprano
Brigitte Fassbaender, mezzo soprano
Peter Schreier, tenor
Paul Plishka, bass
The Camerata Singers
Dvořák: Stabat Mater

1 comment:

violinhunter said...

I see that Lorne Munro substituted for DuPre on Tuesday - February's concert with Zukerman.