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UMS Concert Program, February 21, 1954: Fourteenth Annual Chamber Music Festival -- Griller String Quartet

UMS Concert Program, February 21, 1954: Fourteenth Annual Chamber Music Festival -- Griller String Quartet image UMS Concert Program, February 21, 1954: Fourteenth Annual Chamber Music Festival -- Griller String Quartet image
Day
21
Month
February
Year
1954
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Season: 1953-1954
Concert: Third
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
Fourteenth Annual
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
PROGRAM
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
Allegro moderato
"Scherzo polimetrico" (vivace assai) "Cavatina" (adagio c piacevole) Allegro
INTERMISSION
Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 127......Beethoven
Maestoso; allegro
Adagio ma non troppo e molto cantabilc Scherzando vivace Finale
(over)
The Steinway is the official concert piano of the University Musical Society. ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
MAY FESTIVAL
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.
CONCERTS
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
TICKETS: $3.00--$2.50--$2.00--$1.50.
For tickets or for further information, please address: Charles A. Sink, President, University Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower.

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