UMS Concert Program, February 26, 1957: Seventy-eighth Annual Choral Union Concert Series -- Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Complete Series: 3206
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
Charles A. Sink, President Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor Lester McCoy, Conductor
Complete Series 3206
Choral Union Concert Series
CINCINNATI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Thor Johnson, Conductor
Soloist: Mayne Miller, Pianist
Tuesday Evening, February 26, 1957, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Suite from "Music for the Royal Fireworks" .
(edited by Thor Johnson) Overture Bourree La Paix
La Rejouissancc Menuetto
Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58,
for Piano and Orchestra ....
Andante con moto Rondo--vivace
Soloist: Mayne Miller
Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10.....Shostakovich
Allegretto; allegro non troppo Allegro
Allegro molto, lento; allegro molto
London jfrr and Remington Records.
THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA, George Szell, Conductor, will give the final concert in this season's Choral Union Series, Sunday, March 10, at 8:30.
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May Festival Concerts
SIX PERFORMANCES, May 2, 3, 4, and 5
SIX METROPOLITAN opera stars will participate in the May Festi?val in addition to other singers and instrumental soloists. From the Metropolitan will come RISE STEVENS, soprano; MARTHA UPTON, contralto; KURT BAUM, tenor; ROBERT MERRILL, baritone; ROBERT MCFERRIN, baritone; and NICOLA MOSCONA, bass. LEONTYNE PRICE, soprano; DONALD GRAMM, bass; JOSEPH SZIGETI, violinist; GINA BACHAUER and ALEXANDER BRAILOWSKY, pianists; and JOHN KRELL, piccolo; will also be heard.
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA will take part in all six concerts. The UNIVERSITY CHORAL UNION will perform Verdi's monumental A'ida in concert form and Five Tudor Portraits by Vaughan Williams. The FESTIVAL YOUTH CHORUS will present Fletchers Walrus and the Carpenter, under the direction of GENEVA NELSON. EUGENE ORMANDY will conduct Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings. THOR JOHNSON will conduct Friday evening and Sunday afternoon, and WILLIAM R. SMITH, Associate Conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra, will conduct Saturday afternoon.
ALEXANDER BRAILOWSKY will be heard in an all-Beethoven program Thursday night. PRICE, UPTON, BAUM, MCFERRIN, and MOSCONA will be heard Friday evening in ATda. JOSEPH SZIGETI is the soloist Saturday afternoon. ROBERT MERRILL will make his Ann Arbor debut Saturday night. MARTHA LIPTON and DONALD GRAMM will be the soloists in Five Tudor Portraits Sunday afternoon, and GINA BACHAUER will also be heard in Brahms' second piano concerto. RISE STEVENS will be heard Sunday night.
A limited number of season tickets are available at $13.00, $10.00, $9.00, and $8.00 each. Beginning March 11, tickets for individual con?certs will be on sale at $3.50, $3.00, $2.50, $2.00, and $1.50 each, at the offices of the University Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower.