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UMS Concert Program, October 24, 1955: Seventy-seventh Annual Choral Union Concert Series -- Charles Munch

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Season: 1955-1956
Concert: Second
Complete Series: 3165
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Charles A. Sink, President Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor Lester McCoy, Associate Conductor
Second Concert 1955-1956 Complete Series 3165
Seventy-seventh Annual
Choral Union Concert Series
Charles Munch, Music Director
Monday Evening, October 24, 1955, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Fantastic Symphony (No. 1) in C major, Op. 14a . . . Berlioz
Reveries, Passions (Largo, allegro agitato e appassionata assai A Ball (Valse: allegro non troppo) Scene in the Fields (Adagio)
March to the Scaffold (Allegretto non troppo) Dream of a Witches' Sabbath (Larghetto, allegro)
Symphony in B-flat, No. 102........Haydn
Largo, allegro vivace Adagio
Menuetto: allegro, trio Finale: presto
"Daphnis et Chloe," Ballet--Orchestral excerpts from the
Second Suite............Ravel
Lever du jour Pantomime Danse generate
Baldwin Piano RCA Victor Records
Note.--The University Musical Society has presented the Boston Symphony Orchestra on 33 previous occasions since 1890, under the following conductors: Arthur Nikisch (3); Franz Kneisel (1); Otto Urack (1); Karl Muck (1); Serge Koussevitzky (16); Richard Burgin (2); Pierre Monteux (1); Charles Munch (8).
Extra Concert Series
Herbert von Karajan and the
London Philharmonia Orchestra . . Wednesday, November 9
Symphony No. 39, E-flat major, K. 543......Mozart
Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56.....Brahms
Symphony No. S in E-flat major, Op. 82.....Sibelius
Arthur Fiedler and the
Boston Pops Tour Orchestra.....Sunday, January 8
Myra Hess, Pianist.........Wednesday, February 15
Teresa Stich-Randall, Soprano.......Friday, March 9
Single Concerts: $3.50--$3.00--$2.50--$2.00--$1.50
Choral Union Concert Series
The Cleveland Orchestra........Sunday, November 6
George Szell, Conductor
Overture to The Marriage of Figaro.......Mozart
Symphony in G minor, K. T50........Mozart
"Don Juan," Tone Poem, Op. 20.......R. Strauss
Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120.....Schumann
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 15
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
Single Concerts: $3.50--$3.00--$2.50--$2.00--$1.50
"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 now.
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 now.

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