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UMS Concert Program, February 28, 1954: Seventy-fifth Annual Choral Union Concert Series -- George London

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Day
28
Month
February
Year
1954
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Season: 1953-1954
Concert: Eighth
Complete Series: 3127
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
DIAMOND JUBILEE SEASON
Charles A. Sink, President Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor
Lester McCoy, Associate Conductor
Eighth Concert 1953-1954 Complete Series 3127
Seventy'fifth Annual
Choral Union Concert Series
GEORGE LONDON, Bass-Baritone
LEO TAUBMAN at the piano
Sunday Evening, February 28, 1954, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Rivolgete a lui lo sguardo (concert aria).....Mozart
Dein blaues Auge (Your Blue Eyes)...... Brahms
Verrat (Treachery).......... Brahms
Mein Madel hat einen Rosenmund....... Brahms
Von ewiger Liebe (Eternal Love)....... Brahms
Credo, from Othello...........Verdi
INTERMISSION
La Procession............Franck
Paysage (Landscape)..........Hahn
Mandoline............Debussy
Fleur jetee.............Faure
Wailie, Wailie (from a Carolina Folksong) . . Arr. by Tom Scott Gambler's Song of the Big Sandy River . . . John Jacob Niles Lord Randal (Scottish ballad) .... Arr. by Cyril Scott Blow the Man Down (Sea chanty) .... Arr. by Tom Scott
Columbia Mastenvorks Records.
NOTE--The University Musical Society has presented George London on one previous occasion, May 2, 19S2.
The Steinway is the official 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
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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