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UMS Concert Program, April 29, 1954: Sixty-first Annual May Festival -- The Philadelphia Orchestra

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Day
29
Month
April
Year
1954
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Season: 1953-1954
Concert: First
Complete Series: 3131
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 1053-1954 Complete Series 3132
Sixty-first Annual
MAY FESTIVAL
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA
THE UNIVERSITY CHORAL UNION
THOR JOHNSON, Guest Conductor
SOLOISTS
LOIS MARSHALL, Soprano
BLANCHE THEBOM, Contralto
LEONARD ROSE, Violoncellist
Friday Evening, April 30,1954, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Gloria, for Soloists, Chorus, and Orchestra......Vivaldi-Casella
Gloria (Chorus)
Et in terra pax hominibus (Chorus) Laudamus te (Duet) Gratias agimus tibi (Chorus) Propter magnam gloriam (Chorus) Domine Deus (Soprano) Domine Fili Unigenite (Chorus) Domine Deus, Agnus Dei (Contralto) Qui tollis peccata mundi (Chorus) Qui sedes ad dexteram (Contralto) Quoniam tu solus sanctus (Chorus) Cum Sancto Spiritu (Chorus)
Lois Marshall, Blanche Thebom, and The University Choral Union Mary McCall Stubbins, Organist
INTERMISSION
Concerto in B minor, Op. 104, for
Violoncello and Orchestra.............Dvorak
Allegro
Adagio ma non troppo
Finale: allegro maestoso
Leonard Rose
tCorrido de "El Sol" ("Ballad of the Sun"),
for Chorus and Orchestra..........Carlos Chavez
The University Choral Union
First performance at these concerts t United States premiere
The Lester Piano is the official piano oj the Philadelphia Orchestra.
ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
PROGRAM ?Overture to Egmont, Op. 84............Beethoven
tSymphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92.........Beethoven
Poco sostenuto; vivace Allegretto
Presto; assai meno presto; presto Finale: allegro con brio
Lo! Here the Gentle Lark...............Bishop
Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14............Rachmaninoff
Lily Pons
intermission
Chere nuit...................Bachelet
"Caro nome" from Rigoletto..............Verdi
Miss Pons
?Symphonic Poem, "The Pines of Rome".........Respighi
The Pines of the Villa Borghcse The Pines near the Catacomb The Pines of the Janiculum The Pines of the Appian Way
Columbia records t Victor records
The Stdnway is the official piano of the University Musical Society. The Lester Piano is the official piano oj the Philadelphia Orchestra.
ARS LONGA VITA BREVlS
1954-UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY CONCERTS-1955
Seventy-Sixth Annual Choral Union Series
Roberta Peters, Soprano..........Monday, October 4
The Societa Corelli............Friday, October 15
Boston Symphony Orchestra.......Wednesday, October 20
Charles Munch, Conductor The Cleveland Orchestra.........Sunday, November 7
George Szell, Conductor
Jorge Bolet, Pianist...........Monday, November 15
Leonard Warren, Baritone.........Sunday, November 21
Vienna Choir Boys............Sunday, January 16
Zino Francescatti, Violinist..........Monday, March 7
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.......Tuesday, March 15
WlLHELM FURTWANGLER, Conductor
New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra . . . Sunday, May 22 Dimitri Mitropoulos, Conductor
Season Tickets: Remaining unclaimed seats in Block A, $17.00; Block B, $14.00; Block C, $12.00; Block D, $10.00
Ninth Annual Extra Concert Series
Eleanor Steber, Soprano..........Sunday, October 10
Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam . . Wednesday, October 27
Eduard Van Beinum, Conductor
The Robert Shaw Chorale........Monday, December 6
Robert Shaw, Conductor
Isaac Stern, Violinist..........Thursday, February 10
Walter Gieseking, Pianist..........Tuesday, March 22
Season Tickets: Block A, $8.50; Block B, $7.00; Block C, $6.00; Block D, $5.00
Annual Christmas Concerts
"Messiah" (Handel)..........December 4 and 5, 1954
Lucine Amara, Soprano Donald Gramm, Bass
Lillian Chookasian, Contralto Choral Union and Orchestra
Charles Curtis, Tenor Lester McCoy, Conductor
Tickets: 75(( and 50 (either concert). On sale beginning October 15.
Fifteenth Annual Chamber Music Festival
Budapest String Quartet........February 18, 19, 20, 1955
Season Tickets: $3.50 and $2.50. On sale beginning October IS.
Sixty-Second Annual May Festival
Six Concerts..............May 5, 6, 7, 8, 1955
The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Conductor. University Choral Union, Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor, and Lester McCoy, Associate Conductor. Festival Youth Chorus, Marguerite Hood, Conductor. Soloists to be announced.
For tickets or information, address: Charles A. Sink, President, University Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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