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UMS Concert Program, February 15, 1956: Tenth Annual Extra Concert Series -- Myra Hess

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Day
15
Month
February
Year
1956
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Season: 1955-1956
Concert: Fourth
Complete Series: 3174
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
Charles A. Sink, President Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor Lester McCoy, Associate Conductor
Fourth Concert 1955-1956 Complete Series 3174
Tenth Annual
Extra Concert Series
MYRA HESS, Pianist
Wednesday Evening, February 15, 1956, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Adagio in G major...........Bach
Toccata in D major (Fantasia and Fugue)......Bach
Sonata in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2......Beethoven
Largo; allegro Adagio
Allegretto
INTERMISSION
Sonata in F minor, Op. 5.........Brahms
Allegro maestoso Andante
Scherzo: allegro energico Intermezzo: Ruckblick
Finale: allegro moderato ma rubato
Myra Hess uses the Steinway piano and records jor RCA Victor.
Note.--The University Musical Society has presented Myra Hess on previous occasions, as follows: Feb. 13, 1928; Jan. 27, 1933; Jan. 10, 1948; Nov. 14, 1950; and Mar. 17, 1954.
Gieseking concert postponed to May 16, 8:30 p.m. ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
MAY FESTIVAL
MAY 3, 4, 5, 6,
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA AT ALL CONCERTS
THURSDAY, MAY 3, 8:30 P.M.
EUGENE ORMANDY, Conductor
INGE BORKH, Soprano
Concerto for Orchestra,
A major.....Handel-Ormandy
Symphony No. 7.....Beethoven
Cleopatra's aria from Julius Caesar . Handel "Abscheulicher wo eilst du hin"
from Fidclw . . Beethoven
Inge Borkh Monologue from Elefctra . . R. Strauss
Miss Borkh Symphonic Variations, "Paganiniana" . Blacher
FRIDAY, MAY 4, 8:30 P.M.
UNIVERSITY CHORAL UNION THOR JOHNSON, Guest Conductor
LOIS MARSHALL, Soprano JANE HOBSON, Mezzo-soprano
RUDOLF PETRAK, Tenor VRONSKY and BABIN, Pianists
Overture to The Mask Flute . . . Mozart
"Davidde penitente".....Mozart
Choral Union and Soloists
Concerto in F major.....Mozart
Vronsky and Badin
SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2:30 P.M.
EUGENE ORMANDY, Conductor HILDE GUEDEN, Soprano
FESTIVAL YOUTH CHORUS MARGUERITE HOOD, Conductor
Adagio and Fugue.....Mozaxt
"Non temer amato bene" . . . Mozart "Vorrei spiegarvi o Dio" .... Mozart
Hilde Gueden Songs by Robert Schumann
Festival Youth Chorus Zerbinetta's aria from Ariadne . . R. Stkauss
Miss Gueden Concerto for Orchestra . . . von Einem
SATURDAY, MAY 5, 8:30 P.M.
EUGENE ORMANDY, Conductor ZINO FRANCESCATTI, Violinist
Overture to Obcron Symphony No. 1 in C major Concerto in D major. Op. 77, for violin and Orchestra
Wimt Bizet
Brahms
SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2:30 P.M.
THOR JOHNSON, Conductor UNIVERSITY CHORAL UNION
LOIS MARSHALL, Soprano
MARTHA LIPTON, Contralto
RUDOLF PETRAK, Tenor
HAROLD HAUGH, Tenor
LAWRENCE WINTERS, Bass
ERIKA VON WAGNER STIEDRY, Narrator
"Gurre-Lieder" . . Arnold Schoenderc
University Choral Union and Soloists
SUNDAY, MAY 6, 8:30 P.M.
EUGENE ORMANDY, Conductor BYRON JAN IS, Pianist
"Cantus animae et cordis"
for StrinS Orchestra . . . Yarduiiian Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30,
tor pian? and Orchestra . . Rachmaninoff
Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98
Brahms
SEASON TICKETS: $13.00--$10.00--$9.00--$8.00
SINGLE CONCERTS (on sale beginning March 12):
$3.50--$3.00--$2.50--$2.00--$1.50
Toronto Symphony Orchestra Artur Rubinstein, Pianist Teresa Stich-Randall, Soprano Virtuosi di Roma Walter Giessking, Pianist .
. . Wednesday, February 22 Thursday, March 1
.....Friday, March 9
Tuesday, March 13 Postponed to Wednesday, May 16
TICKETS: $3.50--$3.00--$2.50--$2.00--$1.50
For tickets or information address: Charles A. Sink, President, Univer?sity Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower.

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