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UMS Concert Program, March 6, 1940: Sixty-first Annual Choral Union Concert Series -- Artur Rubinstein

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Day
6
Month
March
Year
1940
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Season: 1939-1940
Concert: Tenth
Complete Series: 2738
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
CHARLES A. SINK, PRESIDENT EARL V. MOORE, MUSICAL DIRECTOR
Tenth Concert 1939-1940 Complete Series 2738
Sixty-first Annual
Choral Union Concert Series
ARTUR RUBINSTEIN, Pianist
Wednesday Evening, March 6, 1940, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Toccata in C major...........Bach-Busoni
Prelude--Adagio--Fugue
Prelude, Chorale, and Fugue..........Franck
Prelude in A minor]............Debussy
Ondine j
Petrouchka..............Stravinski
(Dedicated to and written for Mr. Rubinstein) Russian Dance In Petrouchka's Room Russian Fair
(Played without pause)
INTERMISSION
Scherzo in C-sharp
Berceuse [_............Chopin
Two Mazurkas Polonaise in A-flat
Note.--Artur Rubinstein has been heard in the Choral Union and May Festival Series on one previous occasion, as follows: May 12, 1938.
The piano used is a Steinway
The Steinway piano and the Skinner organ are the official concert instruments of the University Musical Society
ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
MAY FESTIVAL
Six Concerts -May 8, 9, 10, 11, 1940
Soloists
LILY PONS............ Soprano
DOROTHY MAYNOR..........Soprano
ROSA TENTONI...........Soprano
ENID SZANTHO...........Contralto
GIOVANNI MARTINELLI.........Tenor
LAWRENCE TIBBETT..........Baritone
ROBERT WEEDE...........Baritone
NORMAN CORDON...........Bass
RICHARD HALE...........Narrator
JOSEPH SZIGETI...........Violinist
EMANUEL FEUERMANN........Violoncellist
ARTUR SCHNABEL........... Pianist
Organizations
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA THE YOUNG PEOPLE'S CHORUS THE UNIVERSITY CHORAL UNION
Conductors
EUGENE ORMANDY.......Orchestra Conductor
SAUL CASTON.........Associate Conductor
HARL McDONALD........Guest Conductor
THOR JOHNSON.........Choral Conductor
JUVA HIGBEE........Young People's Conductor
School of Music Concerts
Given without admission charge unless otherwise indicated Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 7, 8, 9, 8:30 p.m. Play Production of the Department of Speech and the School of Music will present Mozart's "II Seraglio" (Abduction from the Harem) in Lydia Mendelssohn Theater. The production will be directed by Valentine B. Windt, and conducted by Thor Johnson. Tickets may be obtained at the following prices: $1.00, $ .75, $ .50, at the Theater Box Office (telephone 6300), and tonight during intermission at the Hill Auditorium Box Office.
Sunday, March 10, 4:15 p.m., Hill Auditorium . . . Faculty Concert Ava Comin Case, Pianist Arthur Hackett, Tenor
Hanns Pick, Violoncellist Accompaniments by Grace Wilson and William Schottstaedt
Wednesday, March 13, 4:15 p.m., Hill Auditorium......
Palmer Christian, Organist Assisted by Thelma Newell, Violinist, and Helen Titus, Pianist
Wednesday, March 20, 4:15 p.m., Hill Auditorium......
Clare Coci, Guest Organist
Friday, March 22, 4:15 p.m., Hill Auditorium . Palmer Christian, Organist Thursday, March 28, 8:15 p.m., Hill Auditorium . . . . Band Concert Tuesday, April 2, 8:15 p.m., Hill Auditorium . . . Orchestra Concert
Soloist: John Kollen, Pianist 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.

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