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UMS Concert Program, May 1, 1959: Sixty-sixth Annual May Festival -- The Philadelphia Orchestra

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Day
1
Month
May
Year
1959
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Concert: Second
Complete Series: 3262
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

1958 Eightieth Season 1959
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Charles A. Sink, President Gail W. Rector, Executive Director Lester McCoy, Conductor
Second Concert Complete Series 3262
Sixtysixth Annual
MAY FESTIVAL
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA
THE UNIVERSITY CHORAL UNION
THOR JOHNSON, Guest Conductor
SOLOISTS
SIDNEY HARTH, Violinist ROBERT COURTE, Violist
Friday Evening, May 1, 1959, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Flos Campi, Suite for Solo Viola, Chorus, and Orchestra . Vaughan Williams
(in memory of the composer, 18721958) Robert Courte and The University Choral Union
Secheresses, for Chorus and Orchestra.......Poulenc
(United States premiere) Les Sauterelles Le Village abandonn6 Le Faux avenir Le Squelette de la mer
The University Choral Union
INTERMISSION
Concerto No. 2 in G minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 63 . . Prokofiev
Allegro molto Andante assai
Allegro ben marcato
Sidney Harth
"Fete polonaise," from the opera, Le Rot malgre ltd .... Chabrier
The University Choral Union
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
1959 UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY CONCERTS 1960
Eightyfirst Annual Choral Union Series
Glenn Gould, Pianist........Monday, October 12
Boston Symphony Orchestra......Saturday, October 24
Charles Munch, Conductor
Irmgard Seefried, Soprano......Thursday, October 29
Richard Tucker, Tenor.......Friday, November 6
Pamplona Choir from Spain .... (2:30) Sunday, November IS
Luis Morondo, Conductor
Jan Smeterlin, Pianist.......Tuesday, November 24
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra .... Monday, February 8
Antal Dorati, Conductor Bach Aria Group (including Eileen Farrell and
Jan Peerce), William H. Scheide, Director . Tuesday, February 16 Giulietta Simionato, Mezzosoprano . . . (2:30) Sunday, March 13 Chicago Symphony Orchestra......Monday, April 4
Fritz Reiner, Conductor
Season Tickets: $18.00--$15.00--$12.00--$10.00
Fourteenth Annual Extra Concert Series
Boston Symphony Orchestra .... (2:30) Sunday, October 25
Charles Munch, Conductor Note: Second attraction in this series to be announced.
Witold Malcuzynski, Pianist......Friday, January 15
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra .... Monday, February 29
William Steinberg, Conductor Lamoureux Orchestra (from Paris) .... Thursday, March 24
Igor Markevitch, Conductor
Season Tickets: $9.00--$7.50--$6.00--$5.00
Annual Christmas Concerts
Messiah (Handel).........December 5 and 6
Saramae Endich, Soprano YiKwei Sze, Bass
Gladys Kriese, Contralto Mary McCall Stubbins, Organist
Charles O'Neill, Tenor Lester McCoy, Conductor
Choral Union and Musical Society Orchestra
Tickets: $1.00, 75(i and 50tf. On sale beginning October 15.
Twentieth Annual Chamber Music Festival
Festival Quartet (three concerts).....February 12, 13, 14
Victor Babin, Piano William Primrose, Viola
Szymon Goldberg, Violin Nikolai Graudan, Cello
Season Tickets: $4.00 and $3.00. On sale beginning November 2.
Sixtyseventh Annual May Festival
Philadelphia Orchestra (6 concerts).....May 5, 6, 7, 8
Eugene Ormandy, Music Director; William Smith, Assistant Conductor. University Choral Union, Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor, and Lester McCoy, Conductor. Soloists and programs to be announced.
For tickets or information address: University Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower.

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