Pianist Rudolf Firkusny to give 1st Louisville recital 03/12/1950

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Pianist Rudolf Firkusny to give 1st Louisville recital 03/12/1950 - MUSIC: Pianist Rudolf Firkusny To Give First...
MUSIC: Pianist Rudolf Firkusny To Give First Louisville Recital At Memorial Auditorium Thursday By WILLIAM MOOTZ, Courier-Journal Courier-Journal Courier-Journal Staff Writer RUDOLF FIRKUSNY, the celebrated Czech pianist, currently on his eighth consecutive tour of the United States and Canada, will be heard in Louisville for the first time when he appears in recital Thursday evening at 8:30 p.m. at Memorial Auditorium. - His concert is the second in the Community Concert series. . - ' Acclaimed by audiences on three continents, continents, Firkusny was heard in New York's Carnegie Hall on November 18, where, with the Boston Symphony, Charles Munch conducting, conducting, he gave the first New York performance of the new. Martinu Concerto No. 3, a work dedicated to the pianist. Later in the season, Carnegie Hall will see him again as soloist .both with the New York Philharmonic and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Orchestra. His program: - - Fantasy in C minor, K. 475 Mozart Sonata in C minor. K. 457. , Mozart Sonata in B minor Chopin Three Czech Dance. s t.n- t.n- Furiant - . - Polka Medved Two Excursions p'r"' Calypso Honkv-Tonk Honkv-Tonk Honkv-Tonk Three Movements from Petrouchka Stravinsky Russian Dance At Petrouchka Carnival given at 8:30 Wednesday evening and at 3 o'clock Thursday afternoon, is: Second Symphony 1 ' : Perl Concerto for Piano, Violin -and -and Violoncello Op. 56-.. 56-.. 56-.. . . . . Beethoven undertow. Choreographic Episodes for Orchestra Schuman Three German Dances Mozart Tickets for the December 6 and 7 concerts concerts are available at. the Louisville Philharmonic Philharmonic Society r offices, 830 S. Fourth, JAckson 1289; and at Shackleton's Box Office, 621 S. Fourth, WAbash 1318. ... Gardencourt Recited Mabel Ritch, contralto, will sing the following following program this afternoon at 4 at Gar-" Gar-" Gar-" dencourt. Her accompanist will be Doris Owen. ' Sommi Dei . 1 Handel-Bibb Handel-Bibb Handel-Bibb Rarh My Heart Ever Faithful Ich bin eine Harfe: Du bis so junff Erich Wolff Seli go Nacht: Waltz de Chopin Marx Scene from Die Walkure Wagner To the Queen of Heaven - - rm-,Hiii rm-,Hiii rm-,Hiii Nightingale Lane , . Barnett The Unforeseen . Scott On A March Day , Duke La men to . Du pare La Sarabande " Tn .an Pourauoi: Le Sourir Messiaen Foudrain" Carnaval ' Holy Name Concert

Clipped from The Courier-Journal03 Dec 1950, SunPage 89

The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky)03 Dec 1950, SunPage 89
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