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UMS Concert Program, November 1, 1976: Justino Diaz --

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Concert: Fourth
Complete Series: 4015
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

The University Musical Society
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The liiiivmitv of Michigan
Justino Diaz
Monday Evening, November 1, 1976, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Dalla guerra amorosa .
Recitativo--Dalla guerra amorosa Aria--Non v'alleti un occhio nero Recitativo--Fuggite, si fuggite Aria--La belleza e come un fiore Recitativo--Fuggite, si fuggite
Auf dem Kirchofe
0 wiisst' ich doch den Weg zuriich
Der Gang zum Liebchen
Wie froh und frisch
"II lacerato spirito" from Simon Boccanegra
. Brahms
Chanson d'amour
@@@@Cuba dentro de un piano
Canto negro
Cancion de cuna para dormir a un negrito
"Al tuo trono" from Promesi Sposi "Mephisto's Serenade" from Faust
ponchielli Gounod
London, Angel, ABC, Columbia, RCA, Vanguard Records.
Fourth Concert Ninetyeighth Annual Choral Union Series
Complete Program 4015
About the Artist
Now a leading basso of the Metropolitan Opera, Justino Diaz has sung virtually every basso role in that house, including the title role in Don Giovanni, Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro, Mefistofeles in Faust, Ramfis in A'ida, Rodolfo in La Sonnatnbula, and Escamillo in Carmen. Recently Mr. Diaz performed a rare feat which few bassos in operatic history have done: he sang the three Mephisto roles--Boito's Mefistojele in Barcelona; the Gounod Faust role at the Metropolitan; and the Berlioz Damnation oj Faust role in Pittsburgh, all within a tenmonth period.
In addition to his muchheralded successes on the operatic stages of the world, Mr. Diaz has been guest artist with major orchestras throughout the United States, as well as with many of the great orchestras of Europe, South America, and Canada. He has performed at the Salzburg Festival, the Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto, and has been guest artist in many television appearances throughout Europe and the United States. He returns regularly to his homeland, Puerto Rico, to sing at the Casals Festivals, and with opera companies in San Juan.
Mr. Diaz is making his Ann Arbor debut with tonight's recital.
Guarneri String Quartet.....(sold out) Friday, November 5
Guarneri String Quartet.......Saturday, November 6
AllBeethoven: Op. 18, No. S in A major; Op. 59, No. 1 in F major; Op. 130, with Grosse Fuge.
Chinese Acrobats..........Saturday, November 6
Ruth Laredo, Pianist........(aft.) Sunday, November 7
Beethoven: Sonata in Eflat, Op. 81a; Scriabin; Poeme, Op. 32, Sonata No. 9; Rachmaninoff: Three Etudes Tableaux; Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales, La Valse.
Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta......Friday & Saturday,
November 12 & 13
London Philharmonic OrchestraHaitink . . . Sunday, November 14
Arnold: The Philharmonic Concerto; Elgar: Introduction and Allegro for Strings; Mahler: Symphony No. 5.
Elly Ameling, Soprano........Tuesday, November 16
Mozart: Six Songs; Schubert: Five Songs; Martin: Drey Minnelieder; Faure: Mandoline, Au bord de I'eau, Arpege, Les Roses d'Ispahan, La Rose; Satie: Ludions, La Diva de l'Empire.
Aeolian Chamber Players.......Saturday, November 20
Haydn: Trio in G, No. 31; Bolcom: "Whisper Moon"; Bartok: "Contrasts"; Brahms: Trio in C minor, Op. 101.
Handel's "Messiah".....Friday & Saturday, December 3 & 4,
(aft.) Sunday, December 5
University Choral Union, Interlochen Orchestra, Kathryn Bouleyn, soprano, Lili Chookasian, contralto, Vinson Cole, tenor, Simon Estes, bass, Donald Bryant, conductor.
Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Ballet . . (sold out) Thursday, Friday, Saturday The Pittsburgh Ballet December 16, 17, 18
Burton Memorial Tower, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 Phones: 6653717, 7642538

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