Boston Symphony Broadcasts for the Year 1953

1/2/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
Bach‑Munch: Chorale Prelude "Das alte Jahr vergangen ist"
Schumann: Symphony N 2
Milhaud: Introduction and funeral march
Milhaud: Symphony N 1
Milhaud: Kentuckiana

1/3/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
Bach‑Munch: Chorale Prelude "Das alte Jahr vergangen ist"
Schumann: Symphony N 2
Milhaud: Introduction and funeral march
Milhaud: Symphony N 1
Milhaud: Kentuckiana

1/9/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Claudio Arrau (pf)
Cherubini: Anacron‑‑Overture
Harsanyi: Symphony in C
Brahms: Piano Concerto N 2    (Arrau)

1/10/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Claudio Arrau (pf)
Cherubini: Anacron‑‑Overture
Harsanyi: Symphony in C
Brahms: Piano Concerto N 2    (Arrau)

1/23/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Isaac Stern (vl)
Schubert: Rosamunde‑‑Overture
Brahms: Violin Concerto    (Stern)
Bartk: Deux images
Samazeuilh: Nuit, poem for Orchestra
Wagner: Die Meistersinger‑‑Act III Excerpts

1/24/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Isaac Stern (vl)
Schubert: Rosamunde‑‑Overture
Brahms: Violin Concerto    (Stern)
Bartk: Deux images
Samazeuilh: Nuit, poem for Orchestra
Wagner: Die Meistersinger‑‑Act III Excerpts

1/30/53 Conductor: Guido Cantelli (Symphony Hall)
Haydn: Symphony N 93
Stravinsky: Jeu de cartes
Rossini: Semiramide‑‑Overture
Tchaikovsky: Symphony N 5

1/31/53 Conductor: Guido Cantelli (Symphony Hall)
Haydn: Symphony N 93
Stravinsky: Jeu de cartes
Rossini: Semiramide‑‑Overture
Tchaikovsky: Symphony N 5

2/6/53 Conductor: Guido Cantelli (Symphony Hall)
Frescobaldi‑Ghedini: Four pieces
Schumann: Symphony N 4
Busoni: Berceuse lgiaque
Mussorgsky‑Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition

2/7/53 Conductor: Guido Cantelli (Symphony Hall)
Frescobaldi‑Ghedini: Four pieces
Schumann: Symphony N 4
Busoni: Berceuse lgiaque
Mussorgsky‑Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition

2/20/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Leslie Chabay (t), Margaret Roggero (ms), Yi‑Kwei Sze (bs), Harvard Glee Club, Radcliffe Choral Society
Berlioz: Romo et Juliette    (Chabay, Roggero, Sze, Harvard Glee Club, Radcliffe Choral Society)

2/21/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Leslie Chabay (t), Margaret Roggero (ms), Yi‑Kwei Sze (bs), Harvard Glee Club, Radcliffe Choral Society
Berlioz: Romo et Juliette

2/27/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
Faur‑Rabaud: Dolly
Barber: Adagio for Strings
Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber
Chausson: Symphony in B flat

2/28/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
Faur‑Rabaud: Dolly
Barber: Adagio for Strings
Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber
Chausson: Symphony in B flat

3/6/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
Mozart: Adagio and Fugue in c, K. 546
Martinu: Symphony N 1
Strauss: Divertimento after Couperin
Ravel: La valse

3/7/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
Mozart: Adagio and Fugue in c, K. 546
Martinu: Symphony N 1
Strauss: Divertimento after Couperin
Ravel: La valse

3/20/53 Conductor: Richard Burgin (Symphony Hall)
    William Kapell (pf)
Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
Schoenberg: Music to accompany a film scene
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto N 3    (Kapell)
Sibelius: Symphony N 1

3/21/53 Conductor: Richard Burgin (Symphony Hall)
    William Kapell (pf)
Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
Schoenberg: Music to accompany a film scene
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto N 3    (Kapell)
Sibelius: Symphony N 1

3/27/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Nathan Milstein (vl)
Prokofiev: Symphony N 1
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto    (Milstein)
Honegger: Symphony N 2
Chabrier: Boure fantasque

3/28/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Nathan Milstein (vl)
Prokofiev: Symphony N 1
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto    (Milstein)
Honegger: Symphony N 2
Chabrier: Boure fantasque

4/3/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Daniel Pinkham (hpd), E. Power Biggs (or), Harvard Glee Club, Radcliffe Choral Society
Bach: Matthuspassion    (Moll, Kopleff, Handt, Souzay, Matthen, Pinkham, Biggs)

4/4/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Daniel Pinkham (hpd), E. Power Biggs (or), Harvard Glee Club, Radcliffe Choral Society
Bach: Matthuspassion    (Moll, Kopleff, Handt, Souzay, Matthen, Pinkham, Biggs)

4/10/53 Conductor: Pierre Monteux (Symphony Hall)
    Lili Kraus (pf)
Creston: Symphony N 2
Mozart: Piano Concerto N 18    (Kraus)
Stravinsky: The Firebird‑‑Suite
Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier‑‑Suite

4/11/53 Conductor: Pierre Monteux (Symphony Hall)
    Lili Kraus (pf)
Creston: Symphony N 2
Mozart: Piano Concerto N 18    (Kraus)
Stravinsky: The Firebird‑‑Suite
Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier‑‑Suite

4/17/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
Handel‑Harty: Water Music‑‑Suite
Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole
Roussel: Bacchus et Ariane‑‑Suite N 2
Beethoven: Symphony N 7

4/18/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
Handel‑Harty: Water Music‑‑Suite
Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole
Roussel: Bacchus et Ariane‑‑Suite N 2
Beethoven: Symphony N 7

1953 Tanglewood
Several broadcasts on WGBH via tape delay. Details to be added

1953 Tanglewood CBS broadcasts:

7/26/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Tanglewood)
Strauss: Divertimento after Couperin
Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin
Prokofiev: Symphony N 1
Milhaud: La cration du monde

8/2/53 Conductor: Pierre Monteux (Tanglewood)
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings
Tchaikovsky: Symphony N 5

8/9/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Tanglewood)
Gregor Piatigorsky (c), Joseph de Pasquale (va)
Schubert: Symphony N 5
Barber: Adagio for Strings
Strauss: Don Quixote    (Piatigorsky, de Pasquale)

8/16/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Tanglewood)
Schubert: Symphony N 8
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde‑‑Prelude and Liebestod
Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Wagner: Die Meistersinger‑‑Act III Excerpts

10/9/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
Handel: Concerto Grosso in F, Op. ___ N ___
Brahms: Symphony N 2
Bloch: Concerto Grosso N 2
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet

10/10/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
Handel: Concerto Grosso in F, Op. ___ N ___
Brahms: Symphony N 2
Bloch: Concerto Grosso N 2
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet

10/16/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Leo Smit (pf)
Mozart: Divertimento in D, K. 136
Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin
Copland: Piano Concerto    (Smit)
Smit: The Parcae, Overture
Beethoven: Symphony N 2

10/17/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Leo Smit (pf)
Mozart: Divertimento in D, K. 136
Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin
Copland: Piano Concerto    (Smit)
Smit: The Parcae, Overture
Beethoven: Symphony N 2

10/30/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Samuel Mayes (c)
Debussy: Images‑‑Ibria
Kabalevsky: Cello Concerto    (Mayes)
Beethoven: Symphony N 3

10/31/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Samuel Mayes (c)
Debussy: Images‑‑Ibria
Kabalevsky: Cello Concerto    (Mayes)
Beethoven: Symphony N 3

11/6/53 Conductor: Charles Munch &
Martti Turunen (Symphony Hall)
Sibelius: Finlandia
Nielsen: Symphony N 5

The following were conducted by
Martti Turunen
with Sulo Saarits (br),Helsinki University Chorus

Klami: Vipussa Kynti
Madetoja: Sammon Ryst
Sibelius: The Origin of Fire

11/7/53 Conductor: Charles Munch & Martti Turunen (Symphony Hall)
Sibelius: Finlandia
Nielsen: Symphony N 5

The following were conducted by Martti Turunen
with Sulo Saarits (br),Helsinki University Chorus

Klami: Vipussa Kynti
Madetoja: Sammon Ryst
Sibelius: The Origin of Fire

11/13/53 Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay (Symphony Hall)
Haydn: Symphony N 101
Bartk: Dance Suite for Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: Symphony N 6

11/14/53 Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay (Symphony Hall)
Haydn: Symphony N 101
Bartk: Dance Suite for Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: Symphony N 6

11/20/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Margaret Harshaw (s)
Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Haydn
Honegger: Symphony N 1
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde‑‑Prelude and Liebestod    (Harshaw)
Wagner: Gtterdmmerung‑‑Starke Scheite    (Harshaw)

11/21/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Margaret Harshaw (s)
Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Haydn
Honegger: Symphony N 1
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde‑‑Prelude and Liebestod    (Harshaw)
Wagner: Gtterdmmerung‑‑Starke Scheite    (Harshaw)

11/27/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Zadel Skolovsky (pf)
Prokofiev: Love for Three Oranges‑‑Scherzo and March
Prokofiev: Symphony N 7
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto N 2    (Skolovsky)
Borodin: Prince Igor‑‑Polovtsian Dances

11/28/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Zadel Skolovsky (pf)
Prokofiev: Love for Three Oranges‑‑Scherzo and March
Prokofiev: Symphony N 7
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto N 2    (Skolovsky)
Borodin: Prince Igor‑‑Polovtsian Dances

12/11/53 Conductor: Richard Burgin & Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Ruth Posselt (vln)
Stravinsky: Danses Concertantes [Burgin conducting]]
Lalo: Symphonie espagnole (Posselt) [Munch conducting]   
Mahler: Symphony N 10: Adagio [Burgin conducting]
Tchaikovsky: Capriccio italien [Burgin conducting]

12/12/53 Conductor: Richard Burgin & Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Ruth Posselt (vln)
Stravinsky: Danses Concertantes [Burgin conducting]]
Lalo: Symphonie espagnole (Posselt) [Munch conducting]   
Mahler: Symphony N 10: Adagio [Burgin conducting]
Tchaikovsky: Capriccio italien [Burgin conducting]

12/18/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Jennie Tourel (ms), Mac Morgan (br), Lee Cass (bs), John McCollum (t), New England Conservatory Chorus
Berlioz: L'enfance du Christ    (Tourel, Morgan, Cass, McCollum, New England Conservatory Chorus)

12/19/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Jennie Tourel (s), Mac Morgan (br), Lee Cass (bs), John McCollum (t), New England Conservatory Chorus
Berlioz: L'enfance du Christ    (Tourel, Morgan, Cass, McCollum, New England Conservatory Chorus)

12/24/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Nicole Henriot (pf)
Auber: La Muette de Portici‑‑Overture
Milhaud: Suite Concertante for Piano and Orchestra    (Henriot)
Saint‑Sans: Piano Concerto N 3    (Henriot)
Brahms: Symphony N 4

12/26/53 Conductor: Charles Munch (Symphony Hall)
    Nicole Henriot (pf)
Auber: La Muette de Portici‑‑Overture
Milhaud: Suite Concertante for Piano and Orchestra    (Henriot)
Saint‑Sans: Piano Concerto N 3    (Henriot)
Brahms: Symphony N 4