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UMS Concert Program, May 2, 1958: Sixty-fifth Annual May Festival -- The Philadelphia Orchestra

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Day
2
Month
May
Year
1958
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Season: 1957-1958
Concert: Second
Complete Series: 3236
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
Charles A. Sink, President
Gail W. Rector, Executive Director Lester McCoy, Conductor
Second Concert 1957-1958 Complete Series 3236
Sixty-fifth Annual
MAY FESTIVAL
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA
THE UNIVERSITY CHORAL UNION
THOR JOHNSON, Guest Conductor
SOLOISTS
CLARAMAE TURNER, Contralto
BRIAN SULLIVAN, Tenor
MARTIAL SINGHER, Baritone
YI-KWEI SZE, Bass
Friday Evening, May 2, 1958, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
SAMSON AND DELILAH ........Saint-Saens
An opera in three acts, presented in concert form
Cast
Delilah ........Claramae Turner
Samson.........Brian Sullivan
High Priest........Martial Singher
An Old Hebrew ).......Yi-Kwei Sze
Abimelech )
Hebrews and Philistines.....Choral Union
The Sleinway is the official piano of the University Musical Society. The Lester Piano is the official piano oj the Philadelphia Orchestra.
ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
1958 -UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY CONCERTS -1959
Eightieth Annual Choral Union Series
Roberta Peters, Soprano......Wednesday, October 1
Boston Symphony Orchestra.....Saturday, October 18
Charles Munch, Conductor
Gina Bachauer, Pianist.......Monday, October 27
National Orchestra of Mexico .... Tuesday, November 11
Luis Herrera de la Fuente, Conductor
Jerome Hines, Bass........Monday, November 24
Nathan Milstein, Violinist......Monday, January 5
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra .... Thursday, February 26
William Steinberg, Conductor National Symphony Orchestra.....Wednesday, March 4
Howard Mitchell, Conductor
Cesare Valletti, Tenor.......Wednesday, March 11
Andre Tchaikowsky, Pianist......Monday, March 23
Season Tickets: Remaining unclaimed seats in Block A, $17.00; Block B, $14.00; Block C, $12.00; Block D, $10.00
Thirteenth Annual Extra Concert Series
Chicago Symphony Orchestra.....Monday, October 6
Fritz Reiner, Conductor
Isaac Stern, Violinist.......Wednesday, November 5
Boston Pops Tour Orchestra......Tuesday, January 13
Arthur Fiedler, Conductor
Renata Tebaldi, Soprano......Tuesday, February 10
Robert Shaw Chorale and Orchestra . . (2:30) Sunday, March 15
Robert Shaw, 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 6 and 7, 1958
Nancy Carr, Soprano Kenneth Smith, Bass
Florence Kopleff, Contralto Choral Union and Orchestra
John McCollum, Tenor Lester McCoy, Conductor
Tickets: 75c and 50c (either concert). On sale beginning October 15.
Nineteenth Annual Chamber Music Festival
Societa Corelli (three concerts) . . . February 13, 14, 15, 1959 Season Tickets: $4.00 and $3.00. On sale beginning October 15.
Sixty-sixth Annual May Festival
Six Concerts........April 30, May 1, 2, 3, 1959
The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Conductor, William Smith, Assistant Conductor. University Choral Union, Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor, and Lester McCoy, Conductor. Festival Youth Chorus, Marguerite Hood, Conductor. Soloists to be announced.
For tickets or information address: University Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower.

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