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UMS Concert Program, May 5, 1955: Sixty-second Annual May Festival -- The Philadelphia Orchestra

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Day
5
Month
May
Year
1955
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Season: 1954-1955
Concert: First
Complete Series: 3156
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
Charles A. Sink, President Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor Lester McCoy, Associate Conductor
First Concert 1954-1955 Complete Series 3156
Sixty-second Annual
MAY FESTIVAL
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA EUGENE ORMANDY, Conductor
SOLOIST
RUDOLF SERKIN, Pianist
Thursday Evening, May 5, 1955, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Prelude and Fugue in C minor.............Bach
(Transcribed for orchestra by Eugene Ormandy)
Symphony No. S in C minor, Op. 67.........Beethoven
Allegro con brio
Andante con moto Allegro; trio
Allegro; presto
INTERMISSION
?Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 83, for Piano and Orchestra . Brahms
Allegro non troppo
Allegro appassionato Andante
Allegretto grazioso
Rudolf Serkin
Columbia Records Mr. Serkin uses the Steinway piano.
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
1955 UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY CONCERTS -1956
Seventy-seventh Annual Choral Union Series
Zinka Milanov, Soprano..........Tuesday, October 11
Boston Symphony Orchestra........Monday, October 24
Charles Munch, Conductor The Cleveland Orchestra.........Sunday, November 6
George Szell, Conductor
Nathan Milstein, Violinist........Monday, November 14
Robert Shaw Chorale and Orchestra .... Tuesday, November 22
Robert Shaw, Conductor
Vienna Choir Boys (2:30 p.m.).......Sunday, January IS
Toronto Symphony Orchestra......Wednesday, February 22
Sir Ernest MacMillan, Conductor
Artur Rubinstein, Pianist..........Thursday, March 1
Virtuosi di Roma.............Tuesday, March 13
Walter Gieseking, Pianist..........Monday, March 19
Season Tickets: Remaining unclaimed seats in Block A, $17.00; Block B, $14.00; Block C, $12.00; Block D, $10.00
Tenth Annual Extra Concert Series
Obernkirchen Children's Choir.......Monday, October 17
Edith Moller, Conductor London Philharmonia Orchestra.....Wednesday, November 9
Herbert von Karajan, Conductor Boston Pops Tour Orchestra.........Sunday, January 8
Arthur Fiedler, Conductor
Myra Hess, Pianist..........Wednesday, February 15
Teresa Stich-Randall, Soprano.........Friday, March 9
Season Tickets: Block A, $8.50; Block B, $7:00; Block C, $6.00; Block D, $5.00
Annual Christmas Concerts
"Messiah" (Handel)..........December 3 and 4, 1955
Ellen Faull, Soprano Donald Gramm, Bass
Lillian Chookasian, Contralto Choral Union and Orchestra
Howard Jarratt, Tenor Lester McCoy, Conductor
Tickets: 75c and 50c (either concert). On sale beginning October 15.
Sixteenth Annual Chamber Music Festival
Budapest String Quartet........February 17, 18, 19, 1956
Assisted by Robert Courte, Viola
Season Tickets: $3.50 and $2.50. On sale beginning October 15.
Sixty-third Annual May Festival
Six Concerts..............May 3, 4, 5, 6, 1956
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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