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UMS Concert Program, May 3, 1957: Sixty-fourth Annual May Festival -- The Philadelphia Orchestra

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Day
3
Month
May
Year
1957
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Season: 1956-1957
Concert: Second
Complete Series: 3210
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
Charles A. Sink, President
Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor Lester McCoy, Conductor
Second Concert 1956-1957 Complete Series 3210
Sixty-fourth Annual
MAY FESTIVAL
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA
THE UNIVERSITY CHORAL UNION
THOR JOHNSON, Guest Conductor
SOLOISTS
LEONTYNE PRICE, Soprano
MARTHA LIPTON, Contralto
RUDOLF PETRAK, Tenor
ROBERT McFERRIN, Baritone
NICOLA MOSCONA, Bass
Friday Evening, May 3, 1957, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
AIDA (in concert form)...........Verdi
An opera in four acts, for soloists, chorus, and orchestra
A'ida..........Leontyne Price
Amneris.........Martha Lipton
Radames.........Rudolf Petrak
Amonasro........Robert McFerrin
2ft 1.......Nicola Moscona
The King )
Messenger........Jerry Langenkamp
Priestesses, Soldiers, Ministers, Captains, The People, and
Slave Prisoners .... University Choral Union
Mr. Petrak has graciously consented to appear in place of Kurt Baum who canceled his contract at the last moment.
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
1957 -UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY CONCERTS -1958
Seventy-ninth Annual Choral Union Series
Lily Pons, Soprano........Thursday, October 3
Boston Symphony Orchestra.....Thursday, October 17
Charles Munch, Conductor
Yehudi Menuhin, Violinist......Tuesday, October 29
The Cleveland Orchestra......Sunday, November 10
George Szell, Conductor
William Warfield, Baritone.....Tuesday, November 26
Prague Philharmonic Orchestra .... Thursday, February 13
Karel Ancerl, Conductor
Obernkirchen Children's Choir .... Tuesday, February 25
Chicago Symphony Orchestra......Sunday, March 2
Fritz Reiner, Conductor
Myra Hess, Pianist.........Saturday, March 8
Vienna on Parade.........Wednesday, April 2
Capt. Julius Herrmann, Conductor
Season Tickets: Remaining unclaimed seats in Block A, $17.00; Block B, $14.00; Block C, $12.00; Block D, $10.00
Twelfth Annual Extra Concert Series
The NBC Opera Company.......Sunday, October 6
Peter Herman Adler, Conductor Florence Festival Orchestra.....Thursday, October 24
Carlo Zecchi, Conductor
Rudolf Serkin, Pianist.......Friday, November IS
Vienna Choir Boys (2:30 p.m.).....Sunday, January 12
Mantovani and his New Music.....Tuesday, March 11
Season Tickets: Block A, $8.50; Block B, $7.00; Block C, $6.00; Block D, $5.00
Annual Christmas Concerts
Messiah (Handel).......December 7 and 8, 1957
Adele Addison, Soprano Paul Matthen, Bass
Eunice Alberts, Contralto Choral Union and Orchestra
Harold Haugh, Tenor Lester McCoy, Conductor
Tickets: 75c and 50c (either concert). On sale beginning October 15.
Eighteenth Annual Chamber Music Festival
Budapest String Quartet......February 21, 22, 23, 1958
Joseph Roisman, First Violin Boris Kroyt, Viola
Alexander Schneider, Second Violin Mischa Schneider, Violoncello Assisted by Robert Courte, Viola
Season Tickets: $3.50 and $2.50. On sale beginning October 15.
Sixty-fifth Annual May Festival
Six Concerts..........May 1, 2, 3, 4, 1958
The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Conductor, William R. Smith, Assistant Conductor. University Choral Union, Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor, and Lester McCoy, 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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