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UMS Concert Program, May 4, 1961: Sixty-eighth Annual May Festival -- The Philadelphia Orchestra

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Day
4
Month
May
Year
1961
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Season: Eighty-second
Concert: First
Complete Series: 3319
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

1960 Eighty-second Season 1961
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Charles A. Sink, President Gail W. Rector, Executive Director Lester McCoy, Conductor
First Concert Complete Series 3319
Sixty-eighth Annual
MAY FESTIVAL
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA EUGENE ORMANDY, Conductor
SOLOIST
BIRGIT NILSSON, Soprano
Thursday Evening, May 4, 1961, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM Compositions of Richard Wagner
Overture to Die Meistersinger von Niirnberg
Elsa's Traume, from Lohengrin
Prelude to Act I and Love-Death, from Tristan and Isolde
Bikgit Nilsson
intermission
Excerpts from Die Gotterddmmerung Siegfried's Rhine Journey Siegfried's Death and Funeral March Brunnhilde's Immolation Closing Scene
Miss Nilsson
The Steinway is the official piano o) the University Musical Society. The Baldwin Piano is the official piano of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
1961 UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY CONCERTS 1962
Choral Union Series
George London, Bass.......Wednesday, October 4
The Roger Wagner Chorale.....Thursday, October 19
Boston Symphony Orchestra . . . . 2:30, Sunday, October 22
Charles Munch, Conductor Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra .... Friday, November 3
Herbert von Karajan, Conductor
Bayanihan (Philippine Songs and Dances) . . Monday, November 6 Yehudi Menuhin, Violinist . . . . 2:30, Sunday, November 12
Galina Vishnevskaya, Soprano.....Tuesday, November 21
Emil Gilels, Pianist........Tuesday, February 13
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra . . . 2:30, Sunday, March 4 Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Conductor
American Ballet Theatre......Saturday, March 24
Season Tickets: $20.00--$17.00--$15.00--$12.00--$10.00
Extra Series
Mazowsze (Polish Songs and Dances) .... Tuesday, October 24 The Cleveland Orchestra.....Thursday, November 16
George Szell, Conductor
Rudolf Serkin, Pianist.......Monday, November 27
Boston Pops Tour Orchestra . . . . 2:30, Sunday, February 18
Arthur Fiedler, Conductor Leontyne Price, Soprano.......Monday, March 12
Season Tickets: $10.00--$8.50--$7.50--$6.00--$5.00
Special Concerts
Boston Symphony Orchestra . . (homecoming) Saturday, October 21
Charles Munch, Conductor
Messiah (annual Christmas concerts) . . 8:30, Saturday, December 3
2:30, Sunday, December 4
Ilona Kombrink, soprano Ara Berberian, bass
Lili Chookasian, contralto Mary McCall Stubbins, organist
Richard Miller, tenor Lester McCoy, conductor
University Choral Union and Orchestra
Chamber Music Concerts
New York Pro Musica......2:30, Sunday, October 29
Richard Dyer-Bennet, Classical Folk Singer . . Friday, January 12
Chamber Music Festival (3 concerts) .... February 23, 24, 25 Juilliard Quartet; Eger Players; Beaux Arts Trio
Ann Arbor May Festival
The Philadelphia Orchestra.......May 3, 4, 5, 6
Eugene Ormandy, conductor; guest conductors, and soloists.
NOTE--The events designated by asterisks will utilize special stage sets, light?ing, and curtains, to enhance the productions. These innovations make possible presentation of certain staged musical and dance groups not previously considered for Hill Auditorium.
For tickets and information, address: University Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower

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