UMS Concert Program, February 19, 1954: Fourteenth Annual Chamber Music Festival -- Griller String Quartek
Complete Series: 3124
Rackham Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
DIAMOND JUBILEE SEASON
Charles A. Sink, President Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor
Lester McCoy, Associate Conductor
First Concert 1953-1954 Complete Series 3124
Chamber Music Festival
GRILLER STRING QUARTET
Sidney Griller, First Violin Philip Burton, Viola
Jack O'Brien, Second Violin Colin Hampton, Violoncello
Friday Evening, February 19, 1954, at 8:30 Rackham Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Quartet in G major, Op. 33, No. 5.......Haydn
Largo e cantabile Scherzo; allegro Finale: allegretto
Quartet No. 3..........Ernest Bloch
(Dedicated to the Griller Quartet) Allegro deciso Adagio
Allegro molto Allegro
Quartet in B-flat major, K. 458 ('The Hunt") .... Mozart Allegro vivace assai Menuetto moderato Adagio
The second concert, by the Reginald Kell Players, will take place tomorrow evening at 8:30; and the third concert, by the Griller String Quartet, Sunday afternoon at 2:30.
The Steinway is the official concert piano of the University Musical Society. ARS LONG A VITA BREVIS
APRIL 29, 30, MAY 1, 2, 1954 -SIX CONCERTS
PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA THROUGHOUT THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 8:30 P.M.
Lily Pons, soprano--operatic arias. "Egmont" Overture and Symphony No. 7 (Beethoven); Pines of Rome (Respighi). Eugene Ormandy, Conductor.
FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 8:30 P.M.
Leonard Rose, Cellist, in Dvorak Concerto. University Choral Union in "Gloria" (Vivaldi-Casella), with Lois Marshall, soprano, and Blanche Thebom, contralto; and the United States premiere of "El Sol," for Chorus and Orchestra (Carlos Chavez). Thor Johnson, con?ductor.
SATURDAY, MAY 1, 2:30 P.M.
All-Brahms Program. Concerto in A minor for Violin, Cello and Orches?tra, with Jacob Krachmalnick and Lome Munroe; Variations on a Theme by Haydn and "Academic Festival" Overture; Eugene Ormandy, Conductor. Festival Youth Chorus in Songs; Marguerite Hood, Conducting.
SATURDAY, MAY 1, 8:30 P.M.
Zinka Milanov, soprano, and Kurt Bourn, tenor--operatic duets and arias. Overture to "Die Meistersinger" (Wagner); Concert Music for String Orchestra and Brass Instruments (Hindemith); and Armenian Suite (Yardumian). Eugene Ormandy, Conductor.
SUNDAY, MAY 2, 2:30 P.M.
'"Elijah" (Mendelssohn), with Lois Marshall, soprano; Blanche Thebom, contralto; John McCollum, tenor; William Warfield, baritone; and University Choral Union. Thor Johnson, Conductor.
SUNDAY, MAY 2, 8:30 P.M.
Artur Rubinstein, pianist--Grieg Concerto, and Rachmaninoff's Rhap?sody on a Theme of Paganini. Toccata and Fugue in D minor (Bach-Ormandy); and Symphony No. 3 (Landre) Eugene Ormandy, Con?ductor.
SEASON TICKETS: $12.00--$9.00--$8.00--now on sale.
SINGLE CONCERTS: $3.00--$2.50--$2.00--on sale beginning Mar. 10.
GEORGE LONDON, Bass.....Sunday, February 28
BOSTON POPS TOUR ORCHESTRA . . . Thursday, March 4
ELENA NIKOLAIDI, Contralto.....Friday, March 12
MYRA HESS, Pianist......Wednesday, March 17
For tickets or for further information, please address: Charles A. Sink, President, University Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower.