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UMS Concert Program, May 2, 1953: Sixtieth Annual May Festival -- The Philadelphia Orchestra

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Day
2
Month
May
Year
1953
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Season: 1952-1953
Concert: Third
Complete Series: 3106
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
Charles A. Sink, President Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor
Lester McCoy, Associate Conductor
Third Concert 1952-1953 Complete Series 3106
Sixtieth Annual
MAY FESTIVAL
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA ALEXANDER HILSBERG, Guest Conductor
THE FESTIVAL YOUTH CHORUS MARGUERITE HOOD, Conductor
Soloist ZINO FRANCESCATTI, Violinist
Saturday Afternoon, May 2, 1953, at 2:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Overture, L'ltaliana in Algeri...........Rossini
Suite of Songs............Benjamin Britten
Orchestrated by Marion E. McArtor There was a Man of Newington Fishing Song Old Abram Brown Jazz-Man Cuckoo!
Oliver Cromwell (folk song) O Waly, Waly (folk song) The Miller of Dee (folk song) "Ee-oh!"
Festival Youth Chorus Overture-Fantasia, "Romeo and Juliet"......Tchaikovsky
INTERMISSION
f Concerto in D major, for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 61. . Beethoven Allegro ma non troppo Larghetto
Rondo: allegro
ZlNO FRANCESCATTI
Specially arranged by permission of the copyright owners, Booscy & Hawkes, Inc. tColumbia Records Victor Records
The STEINWAY is the official piano of the University Musical Society. The LESTER TIANO is the official piano of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
BOSTON SYMPHONY, Pierre Monteux, Conductor, in the Choral Union Series, May 19, 8:30 p.m.
1953--UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY CONCERTS-1954
Seventy-Fifth Annual Choral Union Series
Roberta Peters, Soprano.......Wednesday, October 7
Boston Symphony Orchestra......Thursday, October 22
Virtuosi di Roma..........Monday, November 2
Vladimir Horowitz, Pianist......Saturday, November 21
De Paur Infantry Chorus......Tuesday, November 24
To be Announced..............February
Paul Badura-Skoda, Pianist......Wednesday, February 17
George London, Bass.........Sunday, February 28
Elena Nikolaidi, Soprano.........Friday, March 12
Myra Hess, Pianist.........Wednesday, March 17
Season Tickets: Remaining unclaimed seats in Block A, $16.00. Block B, $12.00. Block C, $10.00. Mail orders accepted beginning May 4.
Eighth Annual Extra Concert Series
Guiomar Novaes, Pianist........Monday, October 12
Cleveland Orchestra........Sunday, November 8
Guard Republican Band of Paris .... Monday, November 30
Marian Anderson, Contralto.......Sunday, January 10
Boston Pops Tour Orchestra......Thursday, March 4
Season Tickets: Block A, $8.00. Block B, $6.00. Block C, $5.00. Mail orders accepted beginning May 4.
Annual Christmas Concerts
"Messiah" (Handel)...........December 5 and 6
Maud Nosler, Soprano Norman Scott, Bass
Carol Smith, Contralto Choral Union and Orchestra
Walter Fredericks, Tenor Lester McCoy, Conductor
Tickets: 70c and 50c (either performance). On sale beginning October 15.
Fourteenth Annual Chamber Music Festival
Griller Quartet.........Friday, February 19, 8:30
Reginald Kell Players.....Saturday, February 20, 8:30
Griller Quartet........Sunday, February 21, 2:30
Season Tickets: $3.50 and $2.50. On sale beginning October 15.
Sixty-First Annual May Festival
Six Concerts..........April 29, 30--May 1, 2, 1954
The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eucene Ormandy, Conductor. University Choral Union, Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor, Lester McCoy, Associate 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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