UMS Concert Program, March 3, 1957: Eleventh Annual Extra Concert Series -- Arthur Fiedler And The Boston Pops Tour Orchestra
Complete Series: 3207
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
Charles A. Sink, President Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor Lester McCoy, Conductor
Fifth Concert 1956-1957 Complete Series 3207
Extra Concert Series
and THE BOSTON POPS TOUR ORCHESTRA
By arrangement with the Boston Symphony Orchestra
Soloist: Ruth Slenczynska, Pianist Lajos Shuk, Assistant Conductor
Sunday Afternoon, March 3, 1957, at 2:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Cortege, from Le Coq d'Or......Rimsky-Korsakoff
Allegro, Air, Allegro deciso
Londonderry Air.........Arr. by Grainger
Overture to Orpheus in Hades.......Offenbach
Concerto No. 1 in G minor for Piano and Orchestra . Mendelssohn Molto allegro con fuoco Andante Presto
Marche; Danse de la fee dragee; Trepak; Danse arabe; Danse chinoise; Valse des flews
Selections from My Fair Lady........Loewe
Get Me to the Church on Time; Wouldn't It Be Lovely; I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face; I Could Have Danced All Night; On the Street Where You Live; The Rain in Spain; With a Little Bit of Luck
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing.....Fain-Mason
Look Sharp, Be Sharp.......Merrick-Bennett
RCA Victor Records Baldwin piano, courtesy of the Maddy Music Company, Ann Arbor
ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
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 LIPTON, 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 ATda in concert form and Five Tudor Portraits by Vaughan Williams. The FESTIVAL YOUTH CHORUS will present Fletcher's 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, LIPTON, 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.
CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA . . . Sunday, March 10, 8:30 p.m.