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UMS Concert Program, May 2, 1954: Sixty-first Annual May Festival -- The Philadelphia Orchestra

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Day
2
Month
May
Year
1954
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Season: 1953-1954
Concert: Sixth
Complete Series: 3136
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
DIAMOND JUBILEE SEASON
Charles A. Sink, President Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor
Lester McCoy, Associate Conductor
Sixth Concert 1953-1954 Complete Series 3136
Sixty-first Annual
MAY FESTIVAL
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA EUGENE ORMANDY, Conductor
SOLOIST
ARTUR RUBINSTEIN, Pianist
Sunday Evening, May 2,1954, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
program
?Toccata and Fugue in D minor..............Bach
(Transcribed for orchestra by Eugene Ormandy)
Concerto in A minor, Op. 16, for Piano and Orchestra......Grieg
Allegro molto moderato Adagio
Allegro moderato molto e marcato
Ahtur Rubinstein intermission
tSymphony No. 3 (in one movement)..........Landre
Molto adagio; allegro non troppo; vivacissimo e leggiero; molto lento; poco allegro
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43, for
Piano and Orchestra............Rachmaninoff
Mr. Rubinstein
Columbia records
t First performance at these concerts
Mr. Rubinstein uses the Sleinway piano, which is also the official piano of
the University Musical Society. The Lester Piano is the official piano oj 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 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 12
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: 75j and 50 (either concert). On sale beginning October IS.
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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