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UMS Concert Program, May 1, 1952: Fifty-ninth Annual May Festival -- The Philadelphia Orchestra

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Month
May
Year
1952
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Season: 1951-1952
Concert: First
Complete Series: 3079
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
Charles A. Sink, President Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor
Lester McCoy, Associate Conductor
First Concert 1951-1952 Complete Series 3079
Fifty-ninth Annual
MAY FESTIVAL
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA EUGENE ORMANDY, Conductor
Soloist ELEANOR STEBER, Soprano
Thursday Evening, May i, 1952, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Short Symphony.........Howard Swanson
Allegro moderato Andante
Allegro giocoso
Motet: "Exsultate, jubilate," K. 165......Mozart
Eleanor Stkber
Love Scene from Feuersnot, Op. SO .... Richard Strauss
INTERMISSION
Ballet Suite, Le Festin de I'araignee, Op. 17.....Roussel
Recitative, "Nun eilt herbei"; and aria, "Frohsinn und
Laune" from Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor . . . Nicolai
Marietta's Lied from Die tote Stadt......Korngold
Csardas from Die Fledermaus......Johann Strauss
Miss Steber
?Suite No. 2 from the Ballet, Daphnis et Chloe .... Ravel
NOTE.--The audience is respectfully requested to remain seated at the conclusion of the program, for a special ceremony.
Columbia Records
The supplementary orchestra parts of the Roussel Ballet Suite are through the courtesy of the Ed-win A. Fleischer Music Collection, The Free Library of Philadelphia.
The Second May Festival Concert will take place Friday evening, May 2, at 8:30
ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
1952--UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY CONCERTS--1953 Seventy-fourth Annual Choral Union Series
Richard Tucker, Tenor......Wednesday, October 8
Yehudi Menuhin, Violinist.....Wednesday, October 22
Danish State Symphony.....Thursday, November 13
Vladimir Horowitz, Pianist .... Wednesday, November 19
Bidu Sayao, Soprano.......Monday, December 1
Vienna Choir Boys.......Friday, January 16
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra . . Thursday, February 12 Gershwin Concert Orchestra .... Monday, March 2
Artur Rubinstein, Pianist.....Thursday, March 12
Boston Symphony Orchestra.....Tuesday, May 19
Season Tickets: Remaining unclaimed seats in Block A, $15.00. Block B, $12.00. Block C, $10.00.
Seventh Annual Extra Concert Series
Rise Stevens, Mezzo-Soprano.....Friday, October 17
Cleveland Orchestra......Sunday, November 9
Claudio Arrau, Pianist......Tuesday, November 25
Heifetz, Violinist.......Tuesday, February 17
Boston "Pops" Tour Orchestra .... Monday, March 23
Season Tickets: Block A, $7.50. Block B, $6.00. Block C, $5.00.
Annual Christmas Concerts
"Messiah" (Handel)......December 6 and 7, 1952
Nancy Carr, Soprano James Pease, Bass
Eunice Alberts, Contralto Choral Union and Orchestra
David Lloyd, Tenor Lester McCoy, Conductor
Tickets: 70 and 50tf (either performance). On sale beginning October 15.
Thirteenth Annual Chamber Music Festival
Budapest String Quartet .... February 20, 21, 22, 1953
Josef Roisman, Violin Boris Kroyt, Viola
Jac Gorodetzky, Violin Mischa Schneider, Violoncello
Season Tickets: $3.50 ajid $2.50. On sale beginning October 15.
Sixtieth Annual May Festival
Six Concerts.......April 30, May 1, 2, 3, 1953
The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Conductor, and Alexander Hilsberg, Guest Conductor; University Choral Union, Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor; Festival Youth Chorus, Marguerite Hood, Conductor. Soloists to be announced.
For tickets or information address: Charles A. Sink, President, University Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower.

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