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UMS Concert Program, May 2, 1959: Sixty-sixth Annual May Festival -- The Philadelphia Orchestra

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Day
2
Month
May
Year
1959
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Season: Eightieth
Concert: Fourth
Complete Series: 3264
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
Fourth Concert Complete Series 3264
Sixtysixth Annual
MAY FESTIVAL
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA EUGENE ORMANDY, Conductor
SOLOIST
DOROTHY KIRSTEN, Soprano
Saturday Evening, May 2, 1959, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Chaconne...............Bach
(Transcribed for large orchestra by Louis Gesensway)
"Vissi d'arte" from Tosca..........Puccini
"Depuis le jour" from Louise........Charpentier
Dorothy Kksten
Symphony No. 7, Op. 131..........Prokofiev
Moderato
Allegretto; allegro
Andante espressivo Vivace
INTERMISSION
"Cara selve" from Atalanta..........Handel
The Nightingale and the Rose.......RimskyKorsakov
Southern Song...........Landon Ronald
Miss Kirsten
Bacchus et Ariane, Ballet Suite No. 2, Op. 43......Roussel
The Steitrway 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 15
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? and 50c1. 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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