UMS Concert Program, March 25, 1979: Detroit Symphony Orchestra --
Complete Series: 100th Annual Choral
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
THE UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
AXTAL DORATI, Music Director and Conductor ILSE VOX ALPENHEIM, Pianist
Sunday Afternoon, March 25, 1979, at 2:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Music of Richard Strauss Tone Poem, "Don Juan," Op. 20
Burleske in D minor for Piano and Orchestra
Ilse Von Alpenheim
Tone Poem, "Death and Transfiguration," Op. 24 Tone Poem, "Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks," Op. 28
"It is a great pleasure and also a privilege to appear during the 100th anniversary season of the University Musical Society. I will never jorgel the time when I first came to Ann Arbor in 1953, directing the then Minneapolis Symphony [now the Minnesota Orchestra] and other occasions since. It is not only in my name but in the name o) all of us in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra that I congratulate your organization on its splendid achievements of a century and wish it continuous success in the second."
--Antal Dorati Columbia, Mercury, and Philips Records.
Centennial Season -Sixtyfirst Concert
100th Annual Choral Union Series
and The University Symphony Orchestra
GUSTAV MEIER, Conductor
Fifth Annual Benefit Concert and Reception Friday, March 30, at 8:30, in Hill Auditorium
Weber: "Euryanthe" Overture
Weber: Concertino for Clarinet and Orchestra, Op. 26
RimskyKorsakov: Capriccio espagnol
Barber: Adagio for Strings
Medley of Broadway Hits--Benny and the Orchestra
Following the concert there will be a festive reception to "Meet the Artists," held on the penthouse floor atop the new School of Dentistry Building. $25 includes a main floor seat for the concert and a reception ticket (of which $12 is taxdeductible). Concert tickets are $9, main floor; $8, first balcony; $7 and $5, second balcony.
In celebration of one hundred years of great music at The University of Michigan is this limited edition, tworecord boxed set featuring two of the world's great conductors and the University Symphony Orchestra. Recorded in Hill Auditorium from the Benefit Concerts of 1976 and 1977 are Bartok's Divertimento for Strings conducted by Yehudi Menuhin, and Beethoven's Leonore Overture No. 3 and Symphony No. 5 conducted by Eugene Ormandy. Proceeds will be shared by the University Musical Society and School of Music Scholarship Fund. A reservation card may be obtained by calling 7642538 or 7646118.
Remaining Choral Union Concerts
Marilyn Horne, Soprano.........Thursday, April 12
Clevfxand Orchestra Lorin Maazel.....Tuesday, April 17
Ann Arbor May Festival, 1979
The Philadelphia Orchestra and University Choral Union
Eugene Ormandy and Riccardo Muti, Conductors Alicia de Larrocha, Pianist Victoria de los Angeles, Soprano
Alma Jean Smith, Soprano Zurab Sotkilava, Tenor
Alexandrina Milcheva, Mezzo Soprano Martti Talvela, Bass
Monday, April 23--de Larrocha and de los Angeles, in recital.
Wednesday, April 25--Ormandy and de los Angeles: Hindemith: "Mathis der Maler"; Ravel: Sheherazade"; Prokofiev: Scythian Suite; Mozart: "Voi che sapete" from Marriage of Figaro; Rossini: "Una voce poco fa" from Barber of Seville; Wagner: "Dich teure Halle" from Tannhauser.
Thursday, April 26--Muti: Mendelssohn: Symphony Xo. 3; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5.
Friday, April 27--Muti and Larrocha, AllBeethoven: Symphony Xo. 6; Piano Concerto No. 3; Overture to Leonore Xo. 3.
Saturday, April 28--Ormandy, Choral Union, Soloists: Verdi: "Manzoni" Requiem.
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