UMS Concert Program, December 14, 1939: Sixty-first 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: 2707
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
CHARLES A. SINK, PRESIDENT EARL V. MOORE, MUSICAL DIRECTOR
Sixth Concert 1939-1940 Complete Series 2707
Choral Union Concert Series
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Serge Koussevitzky, Conductor
Thursday Evening, December 14, 1939, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Symphony No. 34 in C major (K.V. 338).......Mozart
Allegro vivace Andante di molto
Finale: Allegro vivace
Symphony No. 3 (In one movement).......Roy Harris
"Peter and the Wolf," an Orchestral Fairy Tale for Children,
Op. 67.............. Prokofieff
Narrator: Richard Hale
Orchestral Fragments from "Daphnis et Chloe," Second Suite . . Ravel
Lever du Jour Pantomime Danse Generale
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, December 10, 1936, December 8, 1937, and December 7, 1938, 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
HILL AUDITORIUM 8:30 p.m.
Kirsten Flagstad, Soprano.......Monday; January IS
Robert Virovai, Violinist.......Thursday, January 25
Bartlett and Robertson, Pianists .... Wednesday, February 14
Artur Rubinstein, Pianist.......Wednesday, March 6
Forty-Eighth Annual May Festival . . . May 8, 9, 10, 11, 1940
School of Music Concerts
Given without admission charge
Tuesday, January 9, 8:15 p.m., School of Music Auditorium ....
Kathleen Rinck, Pianist
Thursday, January 11, 8:15 p.m., Hill Auditorium . . Orchestra Concert Soloist: Wassily Besekirsky, Violinist
Sunday, January 14, 4:15 p.m., Hill Auditorium .... Band Concert Sunday, February 25, 4:15 p.m., Hill Auditorium . . . Faculty Concert Monday, March 4, 8:15 p.m., Hill Auditorium . . . Orchestra Concert Sunday, March 10, 4:15 p.m., Hill Auditorium . . . Faculty Concert Thursday, March 28, 8:15 p.m., Hill Auditorium . . Orchestra Concert Tuesday, April 2, 8:15 p.m., Hill Auditorium .... Band Concert Thursday, April 18, 8:15 p.m., Hill Auditorium . . Glee Club Concert
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 School of Music Concerts are given without admission charge; for obvious reasons small children will not be admitted.