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UMS Concert Program, February 21, 1957: Seventy-eighth Annual Choral Union Concert Series -- Byron Janis

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Day
21
Month
February
Year
1957
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Season: 1956-1957
Concert: Eighth
Complete Series: 3205
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
Charles A. Sink, President Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor Lester McCoy, Conductor
Eighth Concert 1956-1957 Complete Scries 32OS
Seventyeighth Annual
Choral Union Concert Series
BYRON JANIS, Pianist
Thursday Evening, February 21, 1957, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Sonata in D major...........Haydn
Allegro con brio Largo e mesto
Presto ma non troppo
Arabesque............Schumann
Impromptu in E-flat major, Op. 90, No. 2.....Schubert
Pictures at an Exhibition....... Moussorgsky
Promenade
The Gnome
Promenade
The Old Castle
Promenade
Tuilerics--Children Quarreling at Play
Bydlo--The Polish Ox-cart
Promenade
Ballet of Chicks in Their Shells
Rich and Poor--Samuel Goldberg and Schmuyle
Limoges--The Market Place
Catacombs
The Hut on Fowls' Legs--The Witches' Revelry
The Great Gate of Kiev
(in performing this work, Mr. Janis makes use of its various editions)
INTERMISSION
Sonatine..............Ravel
Nocturne in D-flat major, Op. 27, No. 2 Impromptu in A-flat major, Op. 29 Mazurka in A minor, Op. 67, No. 4 Mazurka in C major, Op. 33, No. 3 Mazurka in C-sharp minor, Op. 41, No. 1 Scherzo in C-sharp minor, Op. 39
Chopin
RCA Victor Red Seal Records Mr. Janis uses the Sleinway piano
ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
MAY FESTIVAL
MAY 2, 3, 4, 5, 1957
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA AT ALL CONCERTS
THURSDAY, MAY 2, 8:30 P.M.
EUGENE ORMANDY, Conductor ALEXANDER DRAILOWSKY, Pianist
ALL-BEETHOVEN PROGRAM
Overture to Leonore, No. 3 Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93 Concerto No. 3 in C minor, for Piano and Orchestra Alexander Brailowsky
FRIDAY, MAY 3, 8:30 P.M.
THOR JOHNSON, Guest Conductor
UNIVERSITY CHORAL UNION
LEONTYNE PRICE, Soprano
MARTHA LIPTON, Contralto
KURT BAUM, Tenor
ROBERT McFERRIN, Baritone
NICOLA MOSCONA, Bass
Aida (in concert form).....Verdi
University Choral Union and Soloists
SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2:30 P.M.
WILLIAM R. SMITH, Assistant Conductor
JOSEPH SZIGETI, Violinist
FESTIVAL YOUTH CHORUS
GENEVA NELSON, Conductor
Overture, La Scata di Seta .... Rossini Concerto in D minor for Violin
and Orchestra......Tartini
Joseph Szigeti
Walrus and the Carpenter . . . Fletcher Festival Youth Chorus
Portrait No. 1, Op. 5.....Bartok
La Folia........Corelli
Mr. Szioeti Symphony No. 4 in A major
("Italian").....Mendelssohn
SATURDAY, MAY 4, 8:30 P.M.
EUGENE ORMANDY, Conductor
ROBERT MERRILL, Baritone
Overture to Die Mcistersinger . . . Wagner Symphony No. 88 in G major . . . Haydn "Adamastor, rui des vagues profondes,"
from L'Ajricaine.....Meyerbeer
Farewell and Death of Roderigo, from
Don Carlos.......Verdi
Robert Merrill
Adagio for Strings......Barber
"Deh vienni" from Don Giovanni . . Mozart "Nemico della patria" from
Andre Chenier......Giordano
"Eri tu" from Un Ballo in Maschero . Verdi
Mr. Merrill Overture, "Russian Easter" Rimsky-Korsakoff
SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2:30 P.M.
THOR JOHNSON, Guest Conductor UNIVERSITY CHORAL UNION MARTHA LIPTON, Contralto
DONALD GRAMM, Bass
GINA BACHAUER, Pianist
JOHN KRELL, Piccolo
Concerto in A minor.....Vivaldi
John Krell, Soloist
"Five Tudor Portraits" . Vaughan Williams University Choral Union and Soloists
Concerto No. 2......Brahms
Gina Bachauer
SUNDAY, MAY 5, 8:30 P.M. EUGENE ORMANDY, Conductor RISE' STEVENS, Mezzo-soprano
Overture, "Academic Festival Brahms
Symphony No. 3..... Harkis
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen Mahler
Rise Stevens
Prelude to "Afternoon of a Faun" Debussy
"Connais-tu le pays" from Mignon Thomas
Air de Li.:, from L'Enfant prodigue Debussy
"Amour, viens aider" from
Samson i :t Dalila .... Saint-Saens
Miss Stevens
La Valse Ravel
SEASON TICKETS: $13.00--$10.00--$9.00--$8.00
SINGLE CONCERTS (on sale beginning March 11):
$3.50--$3.00--$2.50--$2.00--$1.50
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra . . . Tuesday, February 26, 8:30
Boston Pops Tour Orchestra.....Sunday, March 3, 2:30
The Cleveland Orchestra.....Sunday, March 10, 8:30
TICKETS: $3.50--$3.00--$2.50--$2.00--$1.50
For tickets or information address: Charles A. Sink, President, University Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower.

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