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UMS Concert Program, December 11: Sixty-sixth Annual Choral Union Concert Series -- Boston Symphony Orchestra

UMS Concert Program, December 11: Sixty-sixth Annual Choral Union Concert Series -- Boston Symphony Orchestra image UMS Concert Program, December 11: Sixty-sixth Annual Choral Union Concert Series -- Boston Symphony Orchestra image
Day
11
Month
December
Year
1944
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(This is the program provided by UMS for this concert. You can also view the Boston Symphony Orchestra program).

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University Musical Society
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Season: 1944-1945
Concert: Sixth
Complete Series: 2894
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
CHARLES A. SINK, PRESIDENT THOR JOHNSON, CONDUCTOR
HARDIN VAN DEURSEN, ACTING CONDUCTOR
Sixth Concert 1944-1945 Complete Series 2894
Sixty-Sixth Annual
Choral Union Concert Series
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
SERGE KOUSSEVITZKY, Conductor
Monday Evening, December 11, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major ("Eroica"), Op. 55 ... Beethoven
Allegro con brio
Marcia funebre: adagio assai Scherzo: allegro vivace, trio Finale: allegro molto
INTERMISSION
Prayer in Time of War......s Schuman
Suite from the Opera, "The Fairy Tale of Tsar Saltana"
(after Pushkin)........Rimsky-Korsakoff
Allegretto alia marcia
Introduction to Act II
The Flight of the Bumble Bee
The Three Wonders (Introduction to last scene)
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, Conducting; January 26, 1917, Karl Muck, Conductor; 1931-1942, inclusive, Serge Koussevitzky, Conductor; and December 8, 1943, Richard Burgin, Conducting.
In service.
The Steinway piano, furnished through the courtesy of Grinnell Brothers, is the official concert instrument of the University Musical Society
ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
Chamber Music Festival
The FIFTH ANNUAL CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL, consisting of three concerts, will be given Friday evening and Saturday afternoon and evening, January 19 and 20, in Rackham Lecture Hall.
THE BUDAPEST STRING QUARTET Josef Roismann, Violin Boris Kroyt, Viola
Edgar Ortenberg, Violin Mischa Schneider, Violoncello
Friday evening, at 8:30
Quartet in D major, K. 499......Mozart
Quartet..........Samuel Barber
Quartet in C-sharp minor, Op. 131 . . Beethoven
Saturday afternoon, at 2:30 Quartet in G major, Op. 18, No. 2 .... Beethoven
Quartet No. 7, Op. 96......Ernst Krenek
Quartet in A minor, Op. 51, No. 2.....Brahms
Saturday evening, at 8:30
Quartet in G minor, Op. 74, No. 3.....Haydn
Quartet in E-flat major.......Hindemith
Quartet in C major, Op. 59, No. 3 .... Beethoven
Series tickets, including tax: $3.00, $2.40, and $1.20; single concerts, $1.20 and $ .60.
Annual "Messiah" Concert
The annual performance of Handel's "Messiah" will be given Sunday afternoon, December 17, at 3:00 p.m., in Hill Auditorium.
SOLOISTS
Desi Halban, Soprano Hardesty Johnson, Tenor
Mary Van Kirk, Contralto Gean Greenwell, Bass
Hugh Norton, Narrator
University Choral Union Special "Messiah" Orchestra
Frieda Op't Holt Vogan, Organist Hardin Van Deursen, Conductor
Reserved seat tickets, including tax; main floor, 65 cents; first balcony, 50 cents; and second balcony, 40 cents.
Choral Union Concerts
(Concerts begin at 8:30 unless otherwise stated.)
Vladimir Horowitz, Pianist ..... Monday, January 15 Dorothy Maynor, Soprano.....Saturday, February 3
Westminster Choir .... (3:00 p.m.) Sunday, February 11 John Finley Williamson, Conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra . . . . Monday, March 19 Desire Defauw, Conductor
A limited number of tickets for individual concerts are still available, at $3.00, $2.40, $1.80, and $1.20, tax included.
Tickets now on sale. 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.

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