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UMS Concert Program, May 16, 1956: Seventy-seventh Annual Choral Union Concert Series -- Walter Gieseking

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Day
16
Month
May
Year
1956
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Season: 1955-1956
Concert: Tenth
Complete Series: 3188
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
Charles A. Sink, President Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor
Lester McCoy, Associate Conductor
Tenth Concert 1955-1956 Complete Series 3188
SeventV'Seventh Annual
Choral Union Concert Series
WALTER GIESEKING, Pianist
Wednesday Evening, May 16, 1956, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Sonata in D major, K.V. 576........Mozart
Allegro Adagio
Allegretto
Sonata in A-flat major, Op. 110......Beethoven
Moderato, molto cantabile cd espressivo Molto allegro
Adagio, ma non troppo Fuga
Intermezzo in B-flat minor, Op. 117, No. 2 1
Intermezzo in A major, Op. 118, No. 2 k Brahms
Romance in F major, Op. 118, No. 5 J
Rondo capriccioso.........Mendelssohn
INTERMISSION
Barcarolle, Op. 60...........Chopin
Suite bergamasque...........Debussy
Prelude Menuet Clair de lune Passepied
Pagodes.............Debussy
Reflets dans l'eau...........Debussy
Ondine..............Ravel
Baldwin Piano through courtesy of Smiley Bros. Piano Company, Detroit. Columbia and Angel Records
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 5
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, 1956
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, 19S7
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
Srx 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.

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