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Saturday, April 29, 2000, 8:00 p.m.

“Russian Excursions” Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 p.m. with Max Derrickson Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1 in F Minor, Opus 10 Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Opus 23 Jerry Wong, piano Program notes

Sunday, March 5, 2000, 3:00 p.m.

“Spirit Worlds” Pre-concert lecture at 2:00 p.m. with Jonathan Palevsky Engelbert Humperdinck: Overture to Hansel & Gretel Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D Minor, Opus 47 Qing Li, violin Modest Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain Maurice Ravel: Mother Goose Suite (Ma Mère l’Oye) Program notes

Saturday, December 4, 1999, 8:00 p.m.

“Landscapes” Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 p.m. with composer Mark Lanz Weiser Mark Lanz Weiser: Into the Dark and Darker Cold (libretto by Lia Purpura) Phyllis Bryn-Julson, soprano Antonín Dvorák: Symphony No. 7 in D Minor, Opus 70 Program notes

Saturday, October 23, 1999, 8:00 p.m.

“Contemporaries and Namesakes” Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 p.m. with Prof. Vernon Lidtke, JHU Department of History Luigi Cherubini: Overture from Les deux journées Ludwig Spohr: Concerto No. 2 in E-flat Major, Opus 57 Elisabeth Ganter, clarinet Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Opus 67 Program notes

Saturday, May 1, 1999, 8:00 p.m.

“Symphony Firsts” Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 p.m. with Russell Steinberg Russell Steinberg: Symphony No. 1 (“City Strains”) Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Opus 68 Program Notes

Saturday, December 5, 1998, 8:00 p.m.

“Opus Opera!” Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 p.m. with Jonathan Palevsky Giuseppe Verdi: Overture to Nabucco Giuseppe Verdi: Act I from La Traviata Carla DelVillaggio, soprano Richard Crawley, tenor Giuseppe Verdi: Act II from La Traviata Margot Bos Stambler, soprano Fenlon Lamb, mezzo-soprano Program Notes

Saturday, October 24, 1998, 8:00 p.m.

“Art Creates Artists” Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 p.m. with Max Derrickson Samuel Adler: Art Creates Artists Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major, Opus 35 Xiao-po Fei, violin Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Opus 90 Program Notes

Saturday, May 2, 1998, 8:00 p.m.

“The Big Questions” Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 p.m. with Max Derrickson W. A. Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni Richard Strauss: Tod and Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration), Opus 24 Manuel de Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat, Suites 1 and 2 Suite No. 1: Scenes and Dances Suite No. 2: Three Dances Program

Sunday, March 8, 1998, 2:00 p.m.

“Expatriates” Pre-concert lecture at 1:00 p.m. with Jonathan Palevsky Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Opus 11 (Br. 53) Brian Ganz, piano Andrzej Panufnik: Harmony George Gershwin: An American in Paris Program Notes

Saturday, December 6, 1997, 8:00 p.m.

“Celebrating 200!” Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 p.m. with composer Jim Grant John S. Smith/arr. Luck: Star-Spangled Banner Franz Joseph Haydn: Overture to The Creation Jim Grant: Concerto for Viola and String Orchestra Eve Abraham, viola Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 1, Opus 39 Program Notes

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