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UMS Concert Program, May 1, 1954: Sixty-first Annual May Festival -- The Philadelphia Orchestra

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Day
1
Month
May
Year
1954
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Season: 1953-1954
Concert: Fourth
Complete Series: 3134
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
DIAMOND JUBILEE SEASON
Charles A. Sink, President Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor
Lester McCoy, Associate Conductor
Fourth Concert 1953-1954 Complete Series 3134
Sixty-first Annual
MAY FESTIVAL
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA EUGENE ORMANDY, Conductor
SOLOISTS
ZINKA MILANOV, Soprano KURT BAUM, Tenor
Saturday Evening, May 1, 1954, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
program
?Overture to Die Meistersinger von Niirnberg........Wagner
"Nessun dorma" from Turandot............Puccini
Kurt Baum
"Un bel di" from Madama Butterfly...........Puccini
ZlNKA MlLANOV
Duet, "0 terra, addio" from A'ida............Verdi
Mme Milanov and Mr. Baum
Concert Music for String Orchestra and
Brass Instruments, Op. 50...........Hindemith
Moderately quickly, with energy Lively; slowly; lively
INTERMISSION
"Voi lo sapete" from Cavalleria Rusticana........Mascagni
Mme Milanov
"Cielo e mar" from La Gioconda...........Ponchielli
Mr. Baum
Duet, "Tu qui Santuzza" from Cavalleria Rusticana.....Mascagni
Mme Milanov and Mr. Baum
tArmenian Suite.................Yardumian
Introduction Interlude--Prayer to Dawn
Song Dance
Lullaby Finale
Dance
Victor records
t First performance at these concerts
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 IS
Leonard Warren, Baritone.........Sunday, November 21
Vienna Choir Boys............Sunday, January 16
Zino Francescatti, Violinist..........Monday, March 7
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.......Tuesday, March IS
Wilhelm 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, $5.00
Annual Christmas Concerts
"Messiah" (Handel)..........December 4 and 5, 1954
Lucine Amara, Soprano Donald Gramm, Bass
Lillian Chookasmn, Contralto Choral Union and Orchestra
Charles Curtis, Tenor Lester McCoy, Conductor
Tickets: 7Sff and 50$; (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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