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UMS Concert Program, April 4, 1937: Faculty Concert Series -- University Symphony Orchestra

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Day
4
Month
April
Year
1937
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Season: 1936-1937
Concert: Fifth
Complete Series: 2412
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
CHARLES A. SINK, PRESIDENT EARL V. MOORE, MUSICAL DIRECTOR
Fifth Concert 1936-1937 Complete Series 2412
Faculty Concert Series
UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Earl V. Moore, Conductor
Soloists
Wassily Besekiksky, Violinist John Krell, Flautist
Hanns Pick, Violoncellist Karl Farr, Clarinetist
Joseph Brinkman, Pianist
Sunday Afternoon, April 4, 1937, at 4:15 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, for Pianoforte, Flute,
Violin, and String Orchestra, in D major.....Bach
Allegro Affetuoso Allegro
Messrs. Brinkman, Krell, and Besekirsky
Rhapsody No. 1 for Clarinet and Orchestra ..... Debussy
Mr. Farr
Concerto for Violin, Violoncello, Piano, and Orchestra, Op. 56 . . Beethoven Allegro Largo
Allegro alia -Polacca
Messrs. Besekirsky, Pick, and Brinkman
Fantasie, "A Night on Bald Mountain".......Mottssorcsky
The orchestral score contains on the fly-leaf ihe following description of the music: "Subterranean sounds of supernatural voices, apparitions of the Spirits of Darkness and
after them, the appearance of Tchernobog (Satan), Worship of Tchernobog and Black
Ritual--Orgy--At the height of the Orgy the bell of a small village church is heard-Spirits of Darkness disperse--Daybreak."
The Steinway Piano and the Skinner Organ are the official concert instruments of the University Musical Society
ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
Forty-fourth Annual May Festival
Commemorating the Centenary oj the Establishment of the University in Ann Arbor
1. Wednesday Evening, May 12, 8:30 THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA
Kirsten Flagstad, Soprano Eugene Ormandy, Conductor Prelude and Fugue in F minor "] Chorale Prelude, "Jesu, Joy of X . . Bach Man's Desiring" J
"La Mer" ........Debussy
Aria, "Leise, Leise" from
"Der Freischutz"......Weber
Kirsten Flagstad "Pictures at an Exposition" .....Moussorgsky-Caillet
Brunnhilde's Immolation and Closing Scene from "Gotterdammerung" . Wagner Mme. Flagstad
2. Thursday Evening, May 13, 8:30 THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA THE UNIVERSITY CHORAL UNION
Lauritz Melchior, Tenor
Palmer Christian, Organist
Eugene Ormandy and Earl V. Moore,
Conductors
Overture, Leonore, No. 3 ... Beethoven Arias: Prize Song from 1
"Die Meistersinger" I _,
First Forging Song [ Wagnee from "Siegfried" J Lauritz Melchior
"The Seasons"........Fogg
The University Choral Union
First Performance in America Scenes from "Parsifal" .... Wagner (a) Procession of the Knights to the Castle
of the Holy Grail, from Act I The University Choral Union (4) Parsifal's Temptation, from Act II
Mr. Melchior (c) Closing Scene, from Act HI
Mr. Melchior and The University Choral Union
3. Friday Afternoon, May 14, 2:30
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA YOUNG PEOPLE'S FESTIVAL CHORUS
Eugene List, Pianist Eugene Ormandy and Juva Higbee,
Conductors
Overture to "Der Freischutz" . . . Weber Songs: "The Lass with the
Delicate Air".....Arne
"The Trout".....Schubert
"Lullaby".......Scott
Young People's Festival Chorus "Unfinished Symphony" . . . Schubert
Allegro moderato Andante con moto Cantata, "Spring Rapture" .... Gaul
Young People's Festival Chorus Concerto No. 1 in E flat for Piano
and Orchestra........Liszt
Eugene List
4. Friday Evening, May 14, 8:30
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA Elisabeth Rethberg, Soprano
Ezio Pinza, Bass
Eugene Ormandy, Conductor
Academic Festival Overture . . . Brahms
Scene: Ah I Perfido.....Beethoven
Elisabeth Rethberg
Eight Russian Folk Dances . . . Liadow Arias: Non piu andrai 1
Se vuol ballare from Y. . Mozart "Marriage of Figaro"J
Ezio Pinza Duets: Bei Mannern, welche Liebe ]
fuhlen from "Magic Flute" I MozAHT Crudel! perche finora from "Marriage of Figaro" J Mme. Rethberg and Ms. Pinza Symphony No. 4, in E minor . . Brahms
5. Saturday Afternoon, May IS, 2:30 THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA Joseph Knitzer, Violinist
Jose Iturbi, Conductor
Symphony No. 2 in D major . Beethoven Concerto tn A major for Violin
and Orchestra.......Mozart
Joseph Knitzer "Tzigane" for Violin and Orchestra . Ravel
Mr. Knitzer
Gaucha con Botas Nuevas . . . Gailardi Intermezzo from "Goyescas" . . Granados Dances from "Three-Cornered Hat" de Falla
6. Saturday Evening, May 15, 8:30
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA
THE UNIVERSITY CHORAL UNION
Elisabeth Rethberg, Soprano
Marion Telva, Contralto
Arthur Carron, Tenor
Carlo Morelli, Baritone
Ezio Pinza, Bass
Palmer Christian, Organist
Earl V. Moore, Conductor
"Aida" (in concert form) .... Verdi
An Opera in Four Acts
CAST
Aida......Elisabeth Rethberg
Amneris........Marion Telva
Radames......Arthur Carron
Amonasro......Carlo Morelli
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