UMS Concert Program, December 11, 1940: Sixty-second 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 program).
Complete Series: 2811
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL ' SOCIETY
CHARLES A. SINK, PRESIDENT THOR JOHNSON, CONDUCTOR
Sixth Concert 1940-1941 Complete Series 2811
Choral Union Concert Series
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Serge Koussevitzky, Conductor
Wednesday Evening, December 11, 1940, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Overture to "Leonore", No. 3, Op. 72.....Beethoven
Symphony No. 4 in B-fiat major, Op. 60.....Beethoven
Adagio; Allegro vivace Adagio
Allegro vivace; Trio: Un poco meno allegro Finale: Allegro ma non troppo
Symphony No. 5, Op. 47.......Shostakovitch
Moderato Allegretto Largo
Allegro non troppo
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 17, 1931, October 25, 1932, October 24. 1933, December 11, 1934, December 11, 1935, December 10, 1936, December 8, 1937, December 7, 1938, and December 14, 1939, Serge Koussevitzky, Conductor.
The Steinway piano and the Skinner organ are the official concert instruments of the University Musical Society
ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
Choral Union Concerts
HILL AUDITORIUM 8:30 p.m.
Vladimir Horowitz, Pianist......Wednesday, January IS
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra.....Tuesday, January 28
Dimitri Mitropoulos, Conductor
Budapest String Quartet.......Thursday, February 20
Josef Roismann, First Violin Boris Kroyt, Viola
Alexander Schneider, Second Violin Mischa Schneider, Violoncello
Georges Enesco, Violinist........Tuesday, March 4
The UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY announces a Chamber Music Festival of three concerts to be given by:
THE MUSICAL ART QUARTET OF NEW YORK Sascha Jacobsen, First Violin William Hymanson, Viola Paul Bernard, Second Violin Maria Roemaet-Rosanoff, Violoncello
The concerts will be given Friday evening, Saturday afternoon, and Saturday evening, January 24 and January 25, 1941, in the Main Lecture Hall of the Rackham Building.
Tickets are on sale at the offices of the University Musical Society in Burton Memorial Tower. Season tickets (3 concerts), $2.00; individual concerts, $1.00.
"MESSIAH" by Handel will be given Wednesday evening, December 18, at 8 o'clock sharp. The following will participate: Thelma von Eisenhauer, Soprano; Joan Peebles, Contralto; William Hain, Tenor; Richard Hale, Bass; Palmer Christian, Organist; The University Choral Union; The University Symphony Orchestra; Thor Johnson, Conductor.
Admission will be by tickets (unreserved), which may be obtained free of charge, so long as the supply lasts, by calling at the Society's offices in Burton Memorial Tower, or by writing and enclosing self-addressed stamped envelope to Charles A. Sink, President.
THE FORTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL MAY FESTIVAL will take place May 7, 8, 9, 10, 1941. Four evening and two afternoon concerts will be given. The University Choral Union, Thor Johnson, Conductor; the Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Conductor, and Saul Caston, Associate Conductor; the Youth Chorus, Juva Higbee. Conductor; and a group of distinguished soloists, both vocal and instrumental, will participate.