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UMS Concert Program, April 30, 1954: Sixty-first Annual May Festival -- The Philadelphia Orchestra

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Day
30
Month
April
Year
1954
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Season: 1953-1954
Concert: Second
Complete Series: 3132
Hill 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 3133
Sixty-first Annual
MAY FESTIVAL
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA EUGENE ORMANDY, Conductor
THE FESTIVAL YOUTH CHORUS MARGUERITE HOOD, Conductor
SOLOISTS
JACOB KRACHMALNICK, Violinist LORNE MUNROE, Violoncellist
Saturday Afternoon, May 1, 1954, at 2:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Compositions of Johannes Brahms
Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a
Andante Vivace
Poco piu animato Vivace
Piu vivace Grazioso
Con moto Presto non troppo
Andante con moto Finale: andante
Eleven Songs
The Little Drummer's Song The Hunter in the Forest
The Blacksmith Bird in the Pine Tree
The Little Sandman Pussywillow
A Warning The Lost Hen
The Wasted Serenade The Gypsy Dance Flying Birds
Festival Youth Chorus
intermission
Concerto in A minor, Op. 102, for Violin, Violoncello, and Orchestra Allegro
Andante
Vivace non troppo
Jacob Krachmalnick and Lorne Munroe "Academic Festival" Overture, Op. 80
The Steinway is the official piano of the University Musical Society. The Lester Piano is the official piano of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
1954-UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY CONCERTS-1955
Seventy-Sixth Annual Choral Union Series
Roberta Peters, Soprano..........Monday, October 4
The Societa Corelli............Friday, October IS
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, S12.00; 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: 1S( 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 15.
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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