UMS Concert Program, May 4, 1956: Sixty-third Annual May Festival -- The Philadelphia Orchestra
Complete Series: 3183
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
Charles A. Sink, President Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor Lester McCoy, Associate Conductor
Second Concert 1955-1956 Complete Series 3183
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA
THE UNIVERSITY CHORAL UNION
THOR JOHNSON, Guest Conductor
LOIS MARSHALL, Soprano
JANE HOBSON, Mezzo-Soprano
RUDOLF PETRAK, Tenor
VITYA VRONSKY and VICTOR BABIN, Pianists
Friday Evening, May 4, 1956, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Compositions of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Commemorating the 2OOth birth year of the composer)
Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
"Davidde penitente," K. 469, An Oratorio for Soloists, Chorus, and Orchestra
Chorus: "Lord, Thou who reignest on high"
Chorus: "Glory to God!"
Soprano: "Unto the Lord I'm raising"
Chorus: "Guide us for e'er in Thy footsteps"
Duet--Sopranos: "All of Thine enemies"
Tenor: "From Thee, O Source of Being"
Chorus: "Who can, O Lord, against Thee stand"
Soprano: "Through the darkness in which we're shrouded"
Trio: "Blessed are those that trust the Savior"
Chorus: "Be at rest, O thou my spirit"
University Choral Union and Soloists
Concerto in F major for Two Pianos and Orchestra, K. 242
Rondo: tempo di menuetto
Vitya Vronsky and Victor Babdj
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
1956 -UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY CONCERTS -1957
Seventy-eighth Annual Choral Union Series
Kurt Baum, Tenor and Herva Nelli, Soprano . . Thursday, October 4 Boston Symphony Orchestra........Monday, October IS
Charles Munch, Conductor Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.......Sunday, October 21
Herbert von Karajan, Conductor
Robert Casadesus, Pianist.........Monday, November S
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra......Tuesday, November 20
Andre Cluytens, Conductor
Artur Rubinstein, Pianist.........Monday, January 14
Vienna Choir Boys............Sunday, January 20
Solomon, Pianist............Thursday, February 21
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra......Thursday, February 26
Thor Johnson, Conductor The Cleveland Orchestra..........Sunday, March 10
George Szell, Conductor
Season Tickets: Remaining unclaimed seats in Block A, $17.00; Block B, $14.00; Block C, $12.00; Block D, $10.00
Eleventh Annual Extra Concert Series
Mantovani and His New Music.......Thursday, October 11
Boston Symphony Orchestra.......Wednesday, October 17
Charles Munch, Conductor
Elizabeth Schwarzkopf, Soprano.....Wednesday, November 14
dePaur Opera Gala...........Thursday, January 10
Leonard dePaur, Conductor Boston Pops Orchestra...........Sunday, March 3
Arthur Fiedler, Conductor
Season Tickets: Block A, $8.50; Block B, $7.00; Block C, $6.00; Block D, $5.00
Annual Christmas Concerts
Messiah (Handel) ..........December 1 and 2, 19S6
Adele Addison, Soprano Kenneth Smith, Bass
Eunice Alberts, Contralto Choral Union and Orchestra
Howard Jarratt, Tenor Lester McCoy, Conductor
Tickets: 75c and 50c (either concert). On sale beginning October 15.
Seventeenth Annual Chamber Music Festival
Quartetto Italiano .........February IS, 16, 17, 1957
Paolo Borciani, Violin Piero Farulli, Viola
Elisa Pegreffi, Violin Franco Rossi, Cello
Season Tickets: $3.50 and $2.50. On sale beginning October 15.
Sixty-fourth Annual May Festival
Six Concerts..............May 2, 3, 4, 5, 1957
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.
The right is reserved to make such changes in dates and personnel as necessity may require.
For tickets or information, address: Charles A. Sink, President, University Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
University Musical Society