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UMS Concert Program, May 5, 1961: Sixty-eighth Annual May Festival -- The Philadelphia Orchestra

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Day
5
Month
May
Year
1961
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Season: Eighty-second
Concert: Second
Complete Series: 3320
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

1960 Eighty-second Season 1961
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Charles A. Sink, President Gail VV. Rector, Executive Director Lester McCoy, Conductor
Second Concert Complete Series 3320
Sixty-eighth Annual
MAY FESTIVAL
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA THOR JOHNSON, Guest Conductor
Friday Evening, May 5, 1961, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Joan of Arc at the Stake, Dramatic oratorio . Arthur Honegger
Speaking Roles
Joan of Arc..........Vera Zoeina
Brother Dominic........Hugh Norton
Singing Roles
The Virgin.......Janice Harsanyi, Soprano
Margaret........Frances Greer, Soprano
Catherine.......Mary Mackenzie, Contralto
A Voice 1
John of Luxemburg
Reynold of Chartres [.......David Lloyd, Tenor
Porcus
First Herald I
William of Flavy
A Voice ......Ara Berberian, Bass
Second Herald J
University Choral Union and Boys' Choir (David Hunsche, Soloist) Other speaking roles: Nancy Heusel, Jerrold Sandler, and Marvin Diskin
Prologue
The Voices of Heaven
The Book
The Voices of Earth
Joan Given Up to the Beasts
Joan at the Stake
The Kings, or the Invention
of Playing Cards Catherine and Margaret The King Sets Out for Rheims The Sword of Joan Trimazo (May Song) (Finale) The Burning of Joan of Arc
The Prologue and eleven scenes are performed without intermission.
The Steinway is the official piano of the University Musical Society. The Baldwin Piano is the official piano of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
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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