Women begin ticket drive for orchestra 26/09/1950
Women Begin Ticket Drive For Orchestra Forty women volunteers yesterday yesterday began the annual ticket-selling ticket-selling ticket-selling campaign for the Louisville Louisville Orchestra. Mrs. Richard M. Kain is chairman of the volunteers. volunteers. They will work through Friday, October 6. Ticket solicitation solicitation will be made by telephones installed in the Louisville Philharmonic Philharmonic Society offices, 830 S. Fourth. Season tickets will be sold for the five Wednesday evening and five Thursday afternoon performances. performances. Famous soloists appearing with the orchestra will be Helen Traubel," Gregor Piatigorsky, and Nan Merriman. A fourth soloist will be Louisville pianist, Martha Martha Ferguson, winner last spring of the society-sponsored society-sponsored society-sponsored contest for the most outstanding young performing talent in the Ken-tuckiana Ken-tuckiana Ken-tuckiana area. Composers commissioned t o write works for world-premiere world-premiere world-premiere performances with the orchestra are Arthur Honegger, Bohuslav Martinu, Paul Nordoff, George Perle, and Vincent Persichetti.