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UMS Concert Program, February 23, 1948: Sixty-ninth Annual Choral Union Concert Series -- Detroit Symphony Orchestra

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Day
23
Month
February
Year
1948
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Season: 1947-1948
Concert: Eighth
Complete Series: 2971
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
CHARLES A. SINK, PRESIDENT THOR JOHNSON, GUEST CONDUCTOR
LESTER MCCOY, ASSOCIATE CONDUCTOR
Eighth Concert 1947-1948 Complete Series 2971
Sixty-ninth Annual
Choral Union Concert Series
DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA KARL KRUEGER, Conductor
Monday Evening, February 23, 1948, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93......Beethoven
Allegro vivace con brio Allegro scherzando Menuetto e trio Finale: allegro vivace
Overture-Fantasy, "Romeo and Juliet".....Tchaikovsky
INTERMISSION
Three Chorales..........Bach-Castro
"Nun komm' der Heiden Heiland" (Come now the Savior of
the Gentiles) "Nun freut euch, lieben Christen g'mein" (Rejoice now,
beloved Christians) "Kommst du nun, Jesu, vom Himmel herunter" (Come
Thou Jesus from Heaven above)
"Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks".......Strauss
Rumanian Rhapsody No. 1 in A major, Op. 11 . . . . Enesco
Note.--The University Musical Society has presented the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on forty previous occasions under respective conductors as follows: Ossip Gabrilowitsch (26); Victor Kolar (7); Alfred Hertz, guest (1); Bernardino Molinari, guest (3); Rudolph Siegel, guest (1); and Karl Krueger, March 11, 1946 and February 17, 1947.
ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
CONCERTS
Georges Enesco, Violinist......Tuesday, March 2
Alexander Brailowsky, Pianist .... Wednesday, March 10
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra .... Thursday, March 18 Thor Johnson, Conductor
Single Concerts (inc. tax): $3.00--$2.40--$1.80--$1.50.
MAY FESTIVAL
APRIL 29, 30 AND MAY 1 2, 1948
Soloists
BIDU SAYAO..........Soprano
VIRGINIA MacWATTERS (new) . . . . Soprano
ANNE BOLLINGER (new)......Soprano
CLOE ELMO (new)........Contralto
NELLTANGEMAN (new)......Contralto
DAVID LLOYD (new)........Tenor
LEONARD WARREN (new)......Baritone
JAMES PEASE (new)........Baritone
WILLIAM KINCAID.........Flutist
MISCHA ELMAN.........Violinist
LEON FLEISCHER (new).......Pianist
Conductors
EUGENE ORMANDY THOR JOHNSON
ALEXANDER HILSBERG MARGUERITE HOOD
Organizations THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA
THE UNIVERSITY CHORAL UNION
THE FESTIVAL YOUTH CHORUS
Choral Works
Great Mass in C Minor........Mozart
"The Bells".........Rachmaninoff
Songs of the Americas . . Edited by Marguerite Hood and Orchestrated by Eric DeLamarter
Season tickets (6 concerts) now on sale. Address: Charles A Sink, President, University Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower.

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