Y, SEPTEMBER 20, 1951
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
SZIGETI, BRA ILOWSKY, LEYVANT:
Concert Series To Offer Top Artists in Music Field
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Music-lovers will be assured of
a rich season of professional mu-
sical offerings in Ann Arbor dur-
ing the 1951-'52 season, according
to the University Musical Society's
The 26 performances to be given
will include concerts by leading
major symphony orchestras under
distinguished conductors, several
choral groups, recitals by singers
and instrumentalists, and cham-
ber music offerings.
TEN ATTRACTIONS will be
presented by the '73rd annual
Choral Union Series which will
open on Oct. 4 when Victoria de
los Angeles, Spanish soprano, will
give her recital.
Next in the series, Josef Szi-
violinist-will perform on Oct.
15. This will mark his first ap-
pearance in Ann Arbor in eight
Two symphony orchestras are
next on the musical agenda. On
Oct. 21, Charles Munch will again
bring his Boston Symphony Or-
chestra to Hill Auditorium, and
the Cleveland Orchestra will also
make its annual appearance un-
der the direction of George Szell
on Nov. 4.
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will appear for a recital on Nov.
16. Following this celebrated pian-
ist will be Salvatore Baccoloni,
Italian basso buffo of the Metro-
politan Opera Association, who
will give a concert on Nov. 29.
OSCAR LEVANT VICTORIA DE LOS ANGELES
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He has attained fame as the chief
exponent of George Gershwin's
UNDER ITS new permanent
conductor, Rafael Kubelik, the
Chicago Symphony Orchestra will
bring the Extra Concert Series to
a close on March 9.
Lester McCloy, Associate Con-
ductor of the University Musical
Society, will lead the University
Choral Union and the Musical
Society Orchestra in two per-
formances of Handel's "Mes-
siah" on Dec. 8 and 9. Four so-
loists, outstanding in oratorio
work, will sing the solo roles--
Nancy Carr, soprano; Eunice
Alberts, contralto; David Lloyd
and Oscar Natzka, bass.
On February 15, 16 and 17, the
Budapest String Quartet composed
of Josef Roisman, Jac Gorodet-
zky, Boris Kroyt and Mischa
Schneider will perform in the 12th
annual Chamber Music Festival in
the Rackham Building Auditor-
The six concerts of the 59th an-
nual May Festival will be held on
May 1, 2, 3, and 4.
The tentative program thus far
includes Eugene Ormandy who
will conduct the Philadelphia Or-
chestra with Alexander Hilsberg
as associate conductor; Thor
Johnson as guest conductor of the
University Choral Union with Les-
,er McCoy as associate conductor;
and the Youth Chorus, Marguerite
Hood as conductor.
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
73rd ANNUAL CHORAL UNION SERIES
DE LOS ANGELES, Soprano
Thursday, October 4
Thor Johnson will bring his
Cincinnati -Symphony Orchestra
to Hill Auditorium on January
14 in their nationwide tour.
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ON THEIR first American tour,
a group of 65 male singers from
Norway-known as the Singing
Boys of Norway-will be heard on
Feb. 20. The next concert of the
series will be given by the Robert
Shaw Chorale and Orchestra
making its Ann Arbor debut on
The Choral Union Series will
be brought to a close on March
31, when the celebrated violin-
piano combination of Rudolf
Serkin and Adolf Busch pre-
sent a sonata recital.
For the sixth consecutive sea-
son, the University Musical So-
ciety will offer an Extra Concert
Series-which will consist of five
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GLADYS SWARTHOUT, mezzo-
soprano, will open the series on
Oct. 9. The Boston Symphony un-
der Charles Munch will appear in
Ann,Arbor for the second time on
Oct. 22. This concert, however,
will be entirely different from that
given in the Choral Union Series..
Making their first appear-
ance in Ann Arbor, the de Paur
Infantry Chorus conducted by
Leonard de Paur, will be heard
on Nov. 20.
Last heard at the May Festival
of 1944, Oscar Levant, well-known
pianist, will appear on January 18.
JOSEF SZ IGETI,
. Monday, October
. . . . .
CHARLES MUNCH, Conductor
GEORGE SZELL, Conductor
. . Sunday, October 21
. . . Sunday,
SA LVATOR E
BRA I LOWSKY, P ianist
BACCALONI, Bass .
Friday, November 16
FOR FRESHMEN TOO:
Students Vie for A nnual
Avery Hopwood Prizes
Many University students pay
part or all of their expenses by
working during summers or while
they are in school and job oppor-
tunities for students wishing part
time work during the fall semester
are readily available through the
Personnel Office of the Univer-
The Personnel Office in the Ad-
ministration Building aids stu-
dents in need of work through
contact with local business es-
tablishments, individual house-
holders, and various departments
in the University.
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A VARIETY of jobs, from soda-
fountain work to animal care will
be open, according to Mrs. Betty
Gauss, University personnel inter-
viewer, and students may begin
to apply at the office as soon as
they have registered. When their
class schedule is known, working
hours can be fitted into the stu-
dents' programs in the most con-
venient way possible, she said.
Students desiring work in dor-
mitories, fraternities, sororities, the
libraries, League, Union and var-
ios departmental offices, must
apply directly, as the Personnel
Office does not handle this type
"In fact," Mrs. Gauss said,
"about 75 per cent of our calls
are non-University, from local
businesses and householders."
This work includes gardening,
painting, sales work, gas-station
attendant and restaurant work.
Non-academic unskilled Univer-
sity jobs handled by the Office
include picture-hanging, grounds
labor, and animal caretaking.
Students are advised to budget
their time carefully so that Work-
ing will not interfere with their
academic work. "Dormitory em-
ployment is recommended for
freshmen, since it fits in with
their schedule, and makes use of
time which otherwise might be
' wasted," Mrs. Gauss said.
Since 1932, there has been a
special competition for freshmen
in the University's famed Avery
Hopwood Contest, although the
original awards were for upper-
Accordingly, incoming fresh-
men with literary aspirations will
have the opportunity, near the
end of their first semester at the
University, to display their talents
in competition for the Freshman
Avery Hopwood Awards.
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PRIZES OF $50, $30, and $20
will be awarded winners of the
1951-52 freshman competition in
essay prose, fiction and poetry.
Upperclassmen will be able to
submit their manuscripts during
the spring semester in competi-
tion for the major and minor
Entries are judged by 'members
of the English department, and,
in the major spring contest, by
prominent American literary fig-
Directed by Prof. Roy W.
Cowden of the English depart-
ment, the Hopwood contests for
both freshmen and upperclass-
men allow a wide range of sub-
Originated by the will of the
late Avery Hopwood, '05, million-
aire playwright, the directors of
the contest were instructed it was
desired that "students competing
for the prizes shall not be con-
fined to academic subjects, but'
shall be allowed the widest pos-
sible latitude," and that the new
and the unusual should be es-
Hopwood willed more than
$550,000' for prizes in the annual
Hopwood writing contests which
began for upperclassmen in 1931.
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MANY OF THE well-known
modern writers got their start by
way of Hopwood awards. These
authors include Betty Smith, au-
thor of "A Tree Grows in Brook-
lyn." Miss Smith was one of the
1931 winners for a play entitled
"Francie Nolan," the character
who later became the heroine of
her famous novel.
Another of the winners who has
since climbed the ladder to suc-
cess is Arthur Miller, '38, who has
won the New York Critics Drama
Award twice. Miller also received
the Pulitzer prize in 1949 for
"Death of a Salesman."
Manuscripts of previous win-
ners are on file in Rm. 3227 An-
gell Hall, the Hopwood Room.
. Last spring, 14 University grad-
uate and undergraduate students
split $7,100 in prizes for fiction,
drama, poetry and the essay.
A student-operated radio net-
work broadcasts daily under the
banner of UWR, University Wired
SL Tug Week
To Pit Frosht
Freshmen will get a chance to
show both their physical prowess
and their class spirit when the
Student Legislature stages "Tug
Week" early in the Fall.
"Tug Week" activities will be-
gin with class rallies for the
freshmen and sophomore stu-
dents. The campus's first musi-
cal show of the year, "Soph Sa-
tire," will behpresented at Hill
Auditorium and take a humorous
look at some phase of University
Begun three years ago, "Tug
Week" derives its name from the
tug-of-war between the freshmen
and sophomores that winds up the
week's festivities. Picked teams
from bothhclasses will grunt and
groan as they attempt to pull the
other side into the cold and
muddy Huron River.
Bring Quick Results
. Wednesday, February 20
SHAW CHORALE AND ORCHESTRA
. . . .Monday, January
ADOLF BUSCH, Violinist, and
RUDOLF SERKI N, Pianist
Monday, March 31
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SEASON TICKETS (tax incl.) : Unclaimed seats in Block A, $16.80; Block B, $14.40; Block C, $12.00.
SIXTH ANNUAL EXTRA CONCERT SERIES
GLADYS SWARTHOUT, Mezzo-Soprano
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA,
CHARLES MUNCH, Conductor .
dePAUR'S INFANTRY CHORUS.
OSCAR LEVANT, Pianist, . . . .
CH ICA&O SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Tuesday, October 9
. Monday, October 22
Tuesday, November 20
"4where students meet -oextadet
BETSY ROSS SHOP
in Nickels Arcade
. . Friday, January
RAFAEL KUBELIK, Conductor
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SEASON TICKETS (tax incl.): Block A, $8.40; Block B, $7.20; Block C, $6.00.
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CONCERTS
"MESSIAH" (Handel) . .
Nancy Carr, Soprano
Eunice Alberts, Contralto
David Lloyd, Tenor
. . . . . December 8 and 9,
Oscar Natzka, Bass
Choral Union and Orchestra
Lester McCoy, Conductor
TICK(ETS (tax incl.) : 70c and 50c (either performance). On sale beginning October 15.
12th ANNUAL CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
BUDAPEST STRING QUARTET . . . February 15, 16,
Joseph Roisman, Violin Boris Kroyt, Viola
Jac Gorodetzky, Violin Mischa Schneider, Violoncello
SEASON TICKETS )(tax in.):$3.90 and $2.70. On sole beginning October 15.
59th ANNUAL MAY FESTIVAL
@ i 5:00-7:00
SIX CONCERTS . . .0...
. . . . . . May 1, 2, 3, 4,
Try our Daily specials
The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Conductor, and'
Alexander Hilsberg, Associate Conductor; University Choral
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