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UMS Concert Program, April 29, 1948: Fifty-fifth Annual May Festival -- The Philadelphia Orchestra

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Day
29
Month
April
Year
1948
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Season: 1947-1948
Concert: First
Complete Series: 2975
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
CHARLES A. SINK, PRESIDENT THOR JOHNSON, GUEST CONDUCTOR
LESTER MCCOY, ASSOCIATE CONDUCTOR
First Concert 1947-1948 Complete Series 2975
Fifty-fifth Annual
MAY FESTIVAL
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA
EUGENE ORMANDY, Conductor
Soloist BIDU SAYAO, Soprano
Thursday Evening, April 29, 1948, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Toccata and Fugue in D minor........Bach
Transcribed for Orchestra by Eugene Ormandy
"Non so piu cosa son" from "Marriage of Figaro" . . . Mozart
"Voi che sapete" from "Marriage of Figaro".....Mozart
Recitative; King of Thule aria; and
"Jewel Song" from "Faust"........Gounod
Bidu Sayao
Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90......Brahms
Allegro Andante Poco allegretto Allegro
INTERMISSION
Nhapope (Negro Song)........Viixa-Lobos
Folk Songs of Brazil..........Arr. Braga
0 Kinimba
Engenho Novo
Miss Sayao
Choreographic Poem, "La Valse"........Ravel
Columbia records.
The Steinway is the official piano of the Philadelphia Orchestra and of the University Musical Society.
The Second May Festival Concert will take place Friday evening, April 30, at 8:30 ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
1948 -UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY CONCERTS-1949
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Seventieth Annual Choral Union Series
Eileen Farrell, Soprano........October 6
French National Orchestra....... October 25
Charles Munch, Conductor Cleveland Orchestra.....¦ . . . November 7
George Szell, Conductor
Ezio Pinza, Bass..........November 18
Clifford Curzon, Pianist.......November 27
Boston Symphony Orchestra......December 6
Serge Koussevitzky, Conductor
Ginette Neveu, Violinist........January 8
Vladimir Horowitz, Pianist.......February 11
Nathan Milstein, Violinist........March 4
Chicago Symphony Orchestra.......March 27
Fritz Busch, Guest Conductor
Season Tickets (tax included): Unclaimed seats in Block A, $15.60; Block B, $13:20; Block C, $10.80; Block D, $8.40. Orders with remittances will be accepted and filed in sequence beginning May 3.
Third Annual Extra Concert Series
Marian Anderson, Contralto.......October 14
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.....November IS
Thor Johnson, Conductor
Rudolf Serkin, Pianist........December 3
Jascha Heifetz, Violinist........February 19
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra......March 13
Fabeen Sevitzky, Conductor
Season Tickets (tax included): Block A, $7.80; Block B, $6.60; Block C, $5.40; Block D, $4.20. Orders with remittances will be accepted and filed in sequence beginning May 3.
Ninth Annual Chamber Music Festival
Paganini String Quartet.....January 14, IS, 16, 1949
Henri Temianka, Violin Robert Courte, Viola
Gustave Rosseels, Violin Robert Maas, Violoncello
Season Tickets (tax included): $3.60 and $2.40.
Annual Christmas Concerts
"Messiah," Handel......December 11 and 12, 1948
Doris Doree, Soprano John Gurney, Bass
Nan Merriman, Contralto Choral Union and Orchestra
Frederick Jagel, Tenor Lester McCoy, Conductor
Tickets (tax included): 70$ and 50$ (either performance)
Fifty-sixth Annual May Festival
Six Concerts........May 5, 6, 7, 8, 1949
For tickets or further information address: Charles A. Sink, President, University Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower.'

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