Rackham Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
THE UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Wednesday Evening, March 24, 1982, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Fantasia in C minor, K. 475..........Mozart
Sonata No. 14b in C minor, K. 457........Mozart
Adagio in B minor, K. 540..........Mozart
Sonata No. 17 in D major, K. 576.........Mozart
Allegro Adagio Allegretto
Three Klavierstiicke, D. 946 . .....Schubert
No. 1 in E-flat minor No. 2 in E-flat major No. 3 in C major
Fantasia in C major, Op. 15, D. 760 ("Wanderer") .... Schubert
Allegro con fuoco ma non troppo Adagio Presto Allegro
Angel and Deutsche Grammophon Records. Fifty-eighth Concert of the 103rd Season 103rd Annual Choral Union Series
About the Artist
Maurizio Pollini, "one of the most remarkable talents of our time" (London Times), is equally renowned as recitalist, soloist with orchestra, and recording artist. He appears regularly in his native Italy and with orchestras such as the Berlin Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic, London Symphony, BBC Symphony, Bayerischen Rundfunk, Hamburg Phil?harmonic, and Orchestre National de France. He made his United States debut durine the 1968-69 concert season and has since performed with the leading symphony orchestras of North America, including those in New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Boston, Cleveland, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, and Toronto. On his tour of the United States this season. Mr. Pollini performs as so'oin with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and is giving recitals in Chicago, New York at both Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, Boston, Los Aneeles, San Francisco. Washington, D.C., and our city of Ann Arbor where he is performing for the first time. His European season includes his usual appearances in London, Berlin, Paris, Vienna, Salzburg, Lucerne, and Edinburgh. In a departure from his role as piano soloist, Mr. Pollini conducted the Berlin Philharmonic for the first time at the 1979 Berlin Festival.
Mr. Pollini's achievements in the recording field are numerous and impressive. He received the 1979 Grammy Award for Best Soloist with Orchestra for his recording of the Bartok Concertos with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Claudio Abbado; his recording of the Webern Piano Variations and the Second Piano Sonata of Boulez won the 1979 Grand Prix International du Disque; and his recording of the late Beethoven Sonatas received the Deutscher Shallplattenpreis, the Prix Caecilia, Bruxelles, and Gramophone's Award for the Best Instru?mental Record of 1977.
Maurizio Pollini was born in Milan in 1942 and studied piano and composition at the 'Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory. At the age of eighteen he won First Prize in the Warsaw Chopin Competition, the first artist from the West to do so.
Tedd Joselson, Pianist.........Thurs. Apr. 1
Beethoven: Sonata in F, Op. 10, No. 2; Liszt: Consolation in D-flat, Nuages gris; Chopin: Sonata No. 2; Prokofiev: Sonata No. 8.
Faculty Artists Concert (free admission) .... Sun. Apr. 4 Beethoven: Trio in B-flat, Op. 11; Copland: Violin Sonata; Grant Beglarian: "Of Fables, Foibles, and Fancies"; Brahms: Trio in A miror. Op. 114. Benning Dexter, piano; Jerome Jelinek. cello; Jacob Krachmalnick, violin; John McColIum, readeractor; John Mohler, clarinet.
Pennsylvania Ballet.......Mon.-Wed. Apr. 19-21
Monday: Square Dance; Resettings; Swan Lake (Act II)
Tuesday: Galaxies; Yes, Virginia, Another Piano Ballet; Under the Sun
Wednesday: Concerto Barocco; Pas de Deux; The Moor's Pavane; Scotch Symphony.
May Festival, 1982 Wednesday-Saturday, April 28, 29, 30, May 1, in Hill Auditorium
The Philadelphia Orchestra The University Choral Union
Eugene Ormandy, Conductor Laureate Aldo Ceccato, Guest Conductor Yo-Yo Ma, Cellist Louise Russell, Soprano
Bella Davidovich, Pianist Lorn a Myers, Mezzo-soprano
Susan Starr, Pianist Henry Price, Tenor
Sherrill Milnes, Baritone
Wednesday--Ormandy and Yo-Yo Ma: Sibelius: Symphony No. 7; Kabalevsky: Cello Concerto
in G minor; Brahms: Symphony No. 2. Thursday--Ceccato ard Starr: Bernstein: Symphony No. 2 for Piano and Orchestra "The Age
of Anxiety"; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 ("Pathetique").
Friday--Ceccato, Choral Union, Milnes, Russell, Myers, Price: Mendelssohn: "Elijah." Saturday--Ormandy and Davidovich: Beethoven: "Egmont" Overture; Rachmaninoff: Piano
Concerto No. 1, Symphony No. 2.
A Season to Celebrate!
A phenomenal season for 1982-83 is about to be announced . . . watch for it on April 12, and be prepared to rejoice!
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
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