UMS Concert Program, December 8, 1937: Fifty-ninth Annual Choral Union Concert Series -- Boston Symphony Orchestra
(This is the program provided by UMS for this concert. You can also view the Boston Symphony Orchestra).
Complete Series: 2480
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
CHARLES A. SINK, PRESIDENT EARL V. MOORE, MUSICAL DIRECTOR
Fifth Concert 1937-1938 Complete Series 2480
Choral Union Concert Series
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Serge Koussevitzky, Conductor
Wednesday, December 8, 1937, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Symphony in G major, No. 88 (B. & H. No. 13).....Haydn
Adagio--Allegro Largo Menuetto--Trio
Finale: Allegro con spirito
"Lieutenant Kije," Orchestral Suite, Op. 60.....Prokofieff
Birth of Kije Romance Kije's Wedding Troika Burial of Kije
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43.......Sibelius
Tempo andante, ma rubato Vivacissimo--Lento e suave Finale: Allegro moderato
Note.--The Boston Symphony Orchestra has been heard in the Choral Union Series on previous occasions, under respective conductors, as follows: May 16, 1890, May 5, 1891, and May 10, 1892, Arthur Nikisch, Conductor; May 19, 1893, Franz Kneisel, Conductor; January 31, 1913, Otto Urack, Conductor; January 26, 1917, Karl Muck, Conductor; October 27, 1931, October 25, 1932, October 24, 1933, December 11, 1934, December 11, 1935, and December 10, 1936, Serge Koussevitzky, Conductor.
The Steinway Piano and the Skinner Organ are the official concert instruments of the University Musical Society
ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
Coming Musical Events
Choral Union Concerts
Ruth Slenczynski, Pianist......Monday, January 10
Finnish Chorus from the University of Helsinki . Tuesday, January 18 Martti Turunen, Conductor
Gina Cigna, Soprano........Friday, January 28
Roth String Quartet from Budapest . . Thursday, February 17 Feri Roth, First Violin Ferenc Molnar, Viola
Jeno Antal, Second Violin Janos Scholz, Violoncello
Georges Enesco, Violinist . . ......Tuesday, March 1
Forty-Fifth Annual May Festival . May 11, 12, 13, 14, 1938 The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Conductor The University Choral Union, Earl V. Moore, Conductor The Young People's Festival Chorus, Juva Higbee, Conductor Choral Works: "Carmen," Bizet; "The Bells," Rachmaninoff; Selections from "The Beatitudes," Cesar Franck. Soloists to be announced.
School of Music Concerts
Given without admission charge
Rachel Lease, Organist, 4:15 p.m., Hill Auditorium,
Monday, December 13
Isabel Wray, Harpist, 8:15 p.m., School of Music Auditorium
Tuesday, December 14
"Creation" by Haydn, 8:30 p.m., Hill Auditorium
Wednesday, December 15
Soloists: Thelma Lewis, Soprano; Arthur Hackett, Tenor; Hardin Van Deursen, Baritone.
Mary Porter, Pianist, 8:15 p.m., School of Music Auditorium
Thursday, December 16
Robert Campbell, Organist, 4:15 p.m., Hill Auditorium
Thursday, January 6
Wilmot F. Pratt, Carillonneur, will play the carillon for a period of one hour each Thursday and Sunday evening from 7:30 to 8:30 until further notice.
Notices: The right is reserved to make such changes in the dates and artists announced as necessity may require. While wide and prompt publicity is given to dates thus changed, to avoid inconvenience it is suggested that, so far as possible, out-of-town guests confirm the dates in advance.
The concerts in the Faculty and Organ Recital Series are given without admission charge; for obvious reasons small children will not be admitted.