UMS Concert Program, October 22, 1953: Seventy-fifth Annual Choral Union Concert Series -- Boston Symphony Orchestra
Complete Series: 3112
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
DIAMOND JUBILEE SEASON
Charles A. Sink, President Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor
Lester McCoy, Associate Conductor
Second Concert 19S3-19S4 Complete Series 3112
Choral Union Concert Series
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Charles Munch, Conductor
Thursday Evening, October 22, 1953, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73......Brahms
Allegro non troppo Adagio non troppo
Adagietto grazioso, quasi andantino Allegro con spirito
Symphony No. 2 for String Orchestra.....Honegger
Molto moderato Adagio mesto
Vivace, non troppo
"Le Tombeau de Couperin" Suite.......Ravel
Prelude Forlane Menuet Rigaudon
Excerpts from Act II, Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg . . Wagner Introduction
Dance of the Apprentices Assemblage of the Mastersingers
Baldwin Piano and RCA Victor records.
Note.--The University Musical Society has presented the Boston Symphony Orchestra on 31 previous occasions since 1890, under the following conductors: Arthur Nikisch (3); Franz Kneisel (1); Otto Urack (1); Karl Muck (1); Serge Kousscvitzky (16); Richard Burgin (2); Charles Munch (6); Pierre Monteux (1).
ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
Virtuosi di Roma .... Renato Fasano, Conductor
Cleveland Orchestra George Szeix, Conductor
dePaur's Infantry Chorus Leonard dePaur, Conductor
Guard Republican Band of Paris Francois-Julien Brun, Conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra . Fritz Reiner, Conductor
Marian Anderson, Contralto .
Toronto Symphony Orchestra . Sir Ernest MacMillan, Conductor
Paul Badura-Skoda, Pianist . George London, Bass
Boston Pops Tour Orchestra Arthur Fiedler, Conductor
Elena Nikolaidi, Contralto . Myra Hess, Pianist ....
Monday, November 2
Sunday, November 8
Tuesday, November 24
Monday, November 30
Sunday, December 13
Sunday, January 10 Wednesday, February 10
Wednesday, February 17
Sunday, February 28
Thursday, March 4
Friday, March 12 Wednesday, March 17
First Concert: Repeat Concert:
Maud Nosler, Soprano Carol Smith, Contralto
Saturday, December 5, 8:30 p.m. Sunday, December 6, 2:30 p.m.
Walter Fredericks, Tenor Norman Scott, Bass
University Choral Union and Orchestra
Mary McCall Stubbins, Organist
Lester McCoy, Conductor
Tickets (either performance): 70 cents and 50 cents
Chamber Music Festival
GRILLER STRING QUARTET: February 19, 8:30 p.m. and February 21, 2:30 p.m. REGINALD KELL PLAYERS: February 20, 8:30 p.m.
Season Tickets: $3.50 and $2.50; Single Concerts: $1.75 and $1.25
For tickets or for further information, please address: Charles A. Sink, President, University Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower.