UMS Concert Program, December 8: Sixty-fifth 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: 2873
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
CHARLES A. SINK, PRESIDENT THOR JOHNSON, CONDUCTOR
HAROIN VAN DEURSEN, ACTING CONDUCTOR
Fifth Concert 1943-1944 Complete Series 2873
Choral Union Concert Series
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
SERGE KOUSSEVITZKY, Conductor
Wednesday Evening, December 8, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Symphony for Strings...... William Schuman
Molto agitato ed energico Larghissimo Presto leggiero
Symphony No. 1, Op. 10...... Shostakovich
Allegretto--allegro non troppo Allegro Lento Allegro molto
Two Nocturnes........ Debussy
Prelude to "Khovanstchina"..... MOUSSORGSKY
CaDriccio EsDaenol. Od. 34..... RlMSKY-KORSAKOV
Alborado--Variations--Alborado--Scene and Gypsy Song--Fandango of the Asturias
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; and annually since 1931, Serge Koussevitzky, Conductor.
The Steinway piano, furnished through the courtesy of Grinnell Brothers, is the official concert instrument of the University Musical Society
ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
Annual "Messiah" Concert
Sunday afternoon, December 19, at 3:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium.
Agnes Davis, Soprano Lillian Knowles, Contralto
William Miller, Tenor Wellington Ezekiel, Bass
University Choral Union Special "Messiah" Orchestra
Palmer Christian, Organist Hardin Van Deursen, Conductor
Reserved seat tickets, including tax, now on sale: main floor, 60 cents; first balcony, SO cents; and top balcony, 30 cents.
Fourth Annual Chamber Music Festival
The ROTH QUARTET will give three programs in the main Lecture Hall, Rackham Building, as follows:
Friday Evening, January 21, 8:30
Quartet in E-flat major, Op. SO, No. 3..... . Haydn
Quartet in F.............Ravel
Quartet in D minor, Op. posthumus.......Schubert
Saturday Afternoon, January 22, 2:30
Seven Chorale Preludes...........Bach
Quartet in F major, Op. 135........Beethoven
First String Quartet...........Casella
Saturday Evening, January 22, 8:30
Quartet in F major, Op. 41, No. 2.......Schumann
Quartet No. 2...........Harold Mokris
Choral and Fugue............Brahms
Choral Union Concerts
Don Cossack Chorus .
Serge Jaroff, Conductor Artur Rubinstein, Pianist Marjorie Lawrence, Soprano Mischa Elman, Violinist Ezio Pinza, Bass
Tuesday, December 14
. . . Tuesday, January 18
Sunday (3:00 p.m.), January 30
Thursday, February 10
Monday, March 6
Candlelight Service. Sigma Alpha Iota Sorority will provide its annual candlelight service on Friday, December 17, at 8:30 p.m. in the Presbyterian Church. No admission charge.
Christmas Sing. The Annual Community Christmas Sing will be held Wednesday evening, December 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Hill Auditorium. No admission charge.
A limited number of tickets for most of the concerts are still available, and are on sale at the offices of the University Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower. Mail orders should include self-addressed stamped envelope, and be addressed to University Musical Society, Charles A. Sink, President, Burton Memorial Tower, Ann Arbor, Michigan.