UMS Concert Program, December 8, 1947: Sixty-ninth 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: 2963
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
CHARLES A. SINK, PRESIDENT THOR JOHNSON, GUEST CONDUCTOR
LESTER MCCOY, ASSOCIATE CONDUCTOR
Sixth Concert 1947-1948 Complete Series 2963
Choral Union Concert Series
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
SERGE KOUSSEVITZKY, Conductor
Monday Evening, December 8, 1947, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Divertimento in B-flat major, for Strings and Two Horns,
Theme with variations; andante grazioso
Andante; allegro molto
"Daphnis et Chloe," Ballet--Orchestral Excerpts from the
Second Suite ...........Ravel
Lever du jour Pantomime Danse generate
"Harold in Italy": Symphony in Four Movements,
with Viola Solo, Op. 16.........Berlioz
Harold in the Mountains, Scenes of Melancholy, Happiness, and Joy
March of Pilgrims Singing Their Evening Hymn (Allegretto) Serenade of a Mountaineer of the Abruzzi to his Mistress (Allegro assai;
Orgy of Brigands; Recollections of the Preceding Scenes (Allegro frenetico) Soloist: Joseph De Pasquale
Note.--The University Musical Society has presented the Boston Symphony Orchestra 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; Jan. 31, 1913, Otto Urack, Conductor; Jan 26, 1917, Karl Muck, Conductor; 1931-1942, inclusive, Serge Koussevitzky, Conductor; Dec 8, 1943, Richard Burgin, Conducting; Dec. 11, 1944, and Dec. 10, 1945, Serge Koussevitzky, Conductor; Dec. 9, 1946, Richard Burgin, Conducting.
The Boston Symphony Orchestra uses the Baldwin piano.
ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
CHfflllBER mUSIC FESTIVAL
HENRI TEMIANKA, ROBERT COURTE,
First Violin Viola
GUSTAVE ROESEELS, ROBERT MA AS,
Second Violin Violoncello
Friday Evening, January 16, 8:30
Quartet, Op. 130 . ..........Beethoven
Quartet No. 1, Op. 1...........Bartok
Saturday Afternoon, January 17, 2:30
Quartet, Op. 64, No. 3..........Haydn
Quartet No. S...........Chevreuil
Quartet, Op. 18, No. 4..........Beethoven
Saturday Evening, January 17, 8:30
Quartet, Op. 64, No. S ("The Lark")........Haydn
Quartet No. 2............Milhatjd
Quartet, Op. 132...........Beethoven
Ticket Prices (Including tax) Season Tickets (3 concerts): $3.60 and $2.40. Single Concerts: $1.80 and $1.20.
"Messiah" (Handel)--Saturday, December 13, at 8:30 p.m., and Sunday,
December 14, at 2:30 p.m. Tickets: 70 cents and 50 cents. Frances Yeend, Soprano; Mary Van Kirk, Contralto; Harold Haugh, Tenor; Mark Love, Bass; University Choral Union; Special "Messiah" Orchestra; Frieda Op't Holt Vogan, Organist; Lester McCoy, Conductor.
THE UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY will present Myra Hess, Pianist, in the Choral Union Series, Saturday, January 10, at 8:30 p.m.
MAY FESTIVAL season ticket orders will be accepted beginning as of December 1, and filed in sequence--Unclaimed seats in Block A, $12.00; Block B, $10.80; Block C, $9.60; Block D, $8.40--at University Musical Society, Charles A. Sink, President, Burton Memorial Tower.