UMS Concert Program, February 21, 1954: Fourteenth Annual Chamber Music Festival -- Griller String Quartet
Complete Series: 3126
Rackham Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
DIAMOND JUBILEE SEASON
Charles A. Sink, President Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor
Lester McCoy, Associate Conductor
Third Concert 1953-1954 Complete Series 3126
Chamber Music Festival
GRILLER STRING QUARTET
Sidney Griller, First Violin Philip Burton, Viola
Jack O'Brien, Second Violin Colin Hampton, Violoncello
Sunday Afternoon, February 21, 1954, at 2:30 Rackham Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Five Fugues . .........Bach-Mozart
D minor (originally D-sharp minor) E-flat major E major C minor D major
Quartet No. 2 in E-flat, Op. 73.....Edmund Rubbra
"Scherzo polimetrico" (vivace assai) "Cavatina" (adagio c piacevole) Allegro
Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 127......Beethoven
Adagio ma non troppo e molto cantabilc Scherzando vivace Finale
The Steinway is the official concert piano of the University Musical Society. ARS LONGA 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 Baum, 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.