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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

SUNDAY, 'ATA ,CIi 25, 1928

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THIRTY-FIFTH

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MAINTAINED BY THE UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY

EARL V. MOORE, Musical Director

A feast of good music performed by stars from the world's greatest opera hc
oratorio singers, instrumental soloists, orchestra and choruses.
DEDICATION OF THE NEW $75,000 FRIEZE MEMORIAL ORGAN, BUILT BY THE SKINNER ORG
Five Conductors, Including Percy Grainger and Eric Delamater as Guest Conductors, Both of Whom Will Conduct Their Own Composition
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Excerpts

from Letters of Congratulation on the
Ann Arbor May Festival

WALTER DAMROSCH, New York:
What a noble collection of works and artists, and what an
young audience. I wish I could be there seated in your
some of it.

inspiration for your
noble hall to hear

MARIE MONTANA Soprano CHAS. E. WATT, Editor Music News, Chicago:
I can truly say that I have never seen a more attractive list than the one you
Talented American Artist . are sending out for this Spring. I expect, to attend the Festival as usual and I
assure you I anticipate great pleasure.
MARION TELVA Contralto FLORENCE FRENCH, Editor Musical Leader,
Metropolitan Opera Company Chicago:
In choice and arrangement of works, in selection of conductors and artists the
MARGARET MATZENAUER Contralto Ann Arbor Festival is one of the most valuable contributions to the cause of
Metropolitan Opera Company music in America and should attract thousands from all parts of the country.
MERLE ALCOCK Contralto C. M. TREMAINE, Director National Bureau for
Merooita Opr Comay ~the Advancement of Music, New York:
MetropolitanOperaCompany It is especially gratifying to see the recognition given therein to so many ster-
ling American artists, and to our own resident composers, such as Messrs.
PAUL ALTHOUSE Tenor Grainger and Hyde.
Metropolitan Opera Company FRITZ REINER, Conductor Cincinnati
TUDOR DAVIES Tenor Orchestra:
It is without question "Michigan's Greatest Musical Event" and one of the out-
Britishstanding musical events of the country.
MARIO BASIOLA Baritone J. N. WEBER, President American Federation of
Metropolitan Opera Company Musicians, New York City:
The pretentious program prepared for the Ann Arbor University Musical So-
ciety May Festival, and the superb array of vocal and instrumental talent se-
lected for the rendition thereof, merits the-highest commendation.
American Opera Comanp MRS. EDGAR STILLMAN KELLEY, President
CHASE BAROMEO Bass National Federation of Music Clubs,
La Scala and Chicago Operas Oxford, Ohio:
The National Federation of Music Clubs begs to record its appreciation of the
BENNO RABINOF Violin great Ann Arbor Music Festivals.
PERCY GRAINGER Piano CHARLES C. DRAA, President Gamut Club, Past
President Music Teachers Association of
PALMER CHRISTIAN Organ California:
Your programs, embracing as they do some of the finest artistic talent in the
ORGANIZATIONS world, should be an inspiration to all real lovers of music.
CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PAUL J. WEAVER, Editor MusicSupervisors
Journal, Chapel Hill, North Carolina:
UNIVERSITY CHORAL UNION Your May Festival has reached a point of national importance as one of the
outstanding musical events of the country.
CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL CHORUS SELBY C. OPPENHEIMER, Impresario,
UNIVERSITY GLEE CLUB San Francisco:
The Ann Arbor Festivals probably do more for music and the cultural life of
CONDUCTORS the nation than any similar festivals.
JAMES FRANCIS COOKE, President the Theo-
EARL V. MOORE Musical Director dore Presser Company, and Editor the
FREDERICK STOCK Orchestral Conductor "Etude," Philadelphia:
Such May Festivals as you at Ann Arbor have been giving for years, are really
ERIC DELAMARTER Guest Conductor colossal spiritual and artistic dynamos, developing and delivering a soul force
which cannot fail to energize and enrich all those who have the good fortune
PERCY GRAINGER Guest Conductor to attend.
SChildren's Conductor PETER W. DVKEMA, Professor of Music Educa-
JUVA HIGBEE tion, Columbia University:
The announcement of the 35th annual May Festival at Ann Arbor brings some-
C WORKSwhat the same sensation as the advent of the first robin-it is a herald of nor-
CHORALmal and joyous events to come.
ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI Pierne HOWARD HANSON, Director Eastman School of
MARCHING SONG OF DEMOCRACY Grainger Musci, Rochester, N. Y.:
The Ann Arbor May Festival has always seemed to me to be one of the out-
THE QUEST OF THE QUEER PRINCE standing musical events of the country.
(Children) Hyde. OSCAR SAENGER, New York:
ydThese Festivals have been a great factor in the development of music in the
Middle West, and what a galaxy of artists you have assembled for the inter-
AIDA Verdi pretation of the very interesting programs to be given this year.
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FIRST MAY FESTIVAL CONCERT
Wednesday Evening, May 16, 8:15 O'clock
Margaret Matzenauer,'Contralto
Palmer Christian, Organist
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Frederick Stock and Eric DeLamarter (guest) Conductors
Overture, "Flying Dutchman Wagner
Aria, from "Rienzi"........... ...................Wagner
Margaret Matzenauer
Concerto No. 2, for Organ and Orchestra............... ............. DeLamarter
Palmer Christian
(Conducted by the Composer)
Inaugurating the new Frieze MemorialOrgan built byf
the Skinner Organ Company, Boston, Massachusetts
Pacific 231" ..................................................... Honegger
Aria, "Ah mon fils" from "The Prophet" .........................Meyerbeer
Madam Matzenauer
Group of Songs ....................... ... . Dohanyi
Madam Matzenauer
SECOND MAY FESTIVAL CONCERT
Thursday Evening, May 17, 8:15 O'clock
St. Francis of Assisi" ............................................Gabriel Pierne
A Legend in a Prologue and two parts
Cast of Characters
Saint Francis ...... ........................................Tudor Davies
The Leper.. ..Chr.s. . ....... ..........Chase Baromeo
The Voice of Christf
Friar Leon............ .................................Raymund Koch
Friar Angelo ~JmsHmlo
Tenor Solo ................... ................James Hamilton
Friar MasseoJ
Saint Clair ............................................Marie Montana
The Lady Poverty ...-........................................... . Merle Alcook
Lucia
Birds .......--.................... ................Children's Chorus
Friends of Saint Francis
Voices f .F.s..... University Choral Union
The PeopleJ
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Earl V. Moore, Conductor
THIRD MAY FESTIVAL CONCERT
Friday Afternoon, May 18, 2:30 O'clock
Soloists
Marie Montana, Soprano
Benno Rabinof, Violinist
Children's Festival Chorus
Orchestral Accompaniment
Frederick Stock and Juva Higbee, Conductors
Overture, "The Impressario" .....................................Mozart
Songs by the Children's Festival Chorus
Nocturne and Scherzo, from "Midsummer Night's Dream"........... Mendelssohn
Concerto
Benno Rabinof
Cantata, "The Quest of the Queer Prince"... .........................Hyde
Children's Festival Chorus

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Songs

Marie Montana

Violin Solos

Mr. Rabinof

FOURTH MAY FESTIVAL CONCERT
Friday Evening, May 18, 8:15 O'clock
Soloists
Leonora Corona, Soprano
University Choral Union
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Frederick Stock and Percy Grainger (guest) Conductors
Overture, "Le Baruffe Chiozotte"................................. Sinigaglia
Aria, from "Jean d'Arc"................ ..................Tschaikowsky
Leonora Corona

"Marching Song of
Aria, "Visi d'Arte,"

Flat .............................. ........... Glazounow
Democracy" .................. . Grainger
University Choral Union
(Conducted by the Composer)
from "Tosca" . ..............Puccini
Madam Corona

May be ordered by mail-$5.50-$6.00-7.00.

(If coupon from

"Church Windows" (new).................. ......-...........Respighi
Group of Songs
Madam Corona
FIFTH MAY FESTIVAL CONCERT
Saturday Afternoon, May 19, 2:30 O'clock
Soloists
Percy Grainger, Pianist
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Frederick Stock, Conductor
Overture, "The Roman Carnival" ..........kkC..... ..Berlioz
Symphony No. 5 in E minor ............ ......Tchaikovsky
Concerto in A minor, for Piano and Orchestra........ ............Grieg
SIXTH MAY FESTIVAL CONCERT
Saturday Evening, May 19, 8:15 O'clock
"Aida" by Guiseppe Verdi
An Opera in Four Acts
Cast of Characters

' m.. ®. ® = = == .. w Choral Union Season Tickets is returned for exchange, deduct
$3.00 from above). Beginning Monday morning, April 2, all unsold season tickets will be offered
"over the counter." On May 1, all unsold season tickets will be broken and offered for sale for single
concerts, $1.50-$2.00-$2.50. Address Charles A. Sink, President.

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Aida ......;.....................................................Leone Kruse
Amneris ..................................................... Marion T elva
Radames.......................................................Paul Althouse

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