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UMS Concert Program, February 18, 1955: Fifteenth Annual Chamber Music Festival -- Budapest String Quartet

UMS Concert Program, February 18, 1955: Fifteenth Annual Chamber Music Festival -- Budapest String Quartet image UMS Concert Program, February 18, 1955: Fifteenth Annual Chamber Music Festival -- Budapest String Quartet image
Day
18
Month
February
Year
1955
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Season: 1954-1955
Concert: First
Complete Series: 3150
Rackham Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
Charles A. Sink, President Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor
Lester McCoy, Associate Conductor
First Concert 19S4-19SS Complete Series 3150
Fifteenth Annual
Chamber Music Festival
BUDAPEST STRING QUARTET
Joseph Roisman, First Violin Boris Kroyt, Viola
Alexander Schneider, Second Violin Mischa Schneider, Violoncello
Friday Evening, February 18, 1955, at 8:30 Rackham Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Quartet in G major. Op. 77, No. 1..........Haydn
Allegro moderato Adagio
Menuetto: presto Finale
Quartet No. 1..............Benjamin Lees
Moderato Adagietto Allegro vivo
INTERMISSION
Quartet in A minor, Op. 29...........Schubert
Allegro ma non troppo Andante
Menuetto: allegretto Allegro moderato
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THE SECOND AND THIRD CONCERTS in the Chamber Music Festival will take place
tomorrow evening at 8:30, and Sunday afternoon at 2:30, respectively. Robert Courte,
violist, will participate in the third concert.
The Stcinway is the official concert piano oj the University Musical Society. A R S LONG A V I I A B R E V I S
MAY FESTIVAL
MAY 5, 6, 7, 8, 1955 -SIX CONCERTS PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA THROUGHOUT
THURSDAY, MAY 5, 8:30 P.M.
Rudolf Serkin, Pianist, in the Concerto No. 2 in B-flat (Brahms). Prelude and Fugue in C minor (Bach-Ormandy), and Symphony No. 5 in C minor (Beethoven), Eugene Ormandy, Conductor.
FRIDAY, MAY 6, 8:30 P.M.
Missa Solcninis in D (Beethoven) with Lois Marshall, Soprano; Nell Rankin, Contralto; Leslie Chabay, Tenor; Morley Meredith, Baritone; and University Choral Union, Thor Johnson, Conductor.
SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2:30 P.M.
Viennese program--Jean Mitchell, Violinist, in Mozart Concerto in A major. Mozart Sinfonia Concertante, with John deLancie, Oboe; Anthony Gigliotti, Clarinet; Sol Schoenbach, Bassoon; and Mason Jones, Horn. Overture, "Donna Diana" (Reznicek); and Symphony in B minor (Schubert), Eugene Ormandy, Conductor. Viennese Folk and Art Songs by Festival Youth Chorus, Marguerite Hood, Conductor.
SATURDAY, MAY 7, 8:30 P.M.
William Warfield, Baritone, in songs by Handel, Brahms, and Aaron Copland. Overture and Allegro from "La Sultane" (Couperin-Milhaud); Epigraph (Dello Joio); and Concerto for Orchestra (Bartok), Eugene Ormandy, Conductor.
SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2:30 P.M.
Grant Johannesen, Pianist, in Concerto No. 3 (Prokofieff). "Carmina Burana" (Carl Orff), with Lois Marshall, Soprano; Leslie Chabay, Tenor; Morley Meredith, Baritone; and University Choral Union, Thor Johnson, Conductor.
SUNDAY, MAY 8, 8:30 P.M.
Rise Stevens, Mezzo-soprano, in operatic arias. Concerto Grosso for Strings (Ernest Bloch); Symphony No. 4 in F minor (Tchaikovsky), Eugene Ormandy, Conductor.
Programs subject to necessary changes.
ZINO FRANCESCATTI, Violinist .... Monday, March 7 BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA,
Herbert von Karajan, Conductor . . . Tuesday, March IS WALTER GIESEKING, Pianist .... Tuesday, March 22 NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC-SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA,
Dimitri Mitropolous, Conductor (2:30 p.m.) . Sunday, May 22
For tickets or for further information, address: Charles A. Sink, President, University Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower.

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