Kibalchich in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, Oct. 28, 1936
Crowd of 600 Is Delighted By Russian Symphonic Choir At Opening of Celebrity The Russian Symphonic choir, under under the direction of Basile Kibal- chlch, presented the first program peared to be too big for the and his mighty, rich voice .seemed unharnessed and free. The number which brought forth theater last night before an audience audience of about 600. Hie series it sponsored by the Fitchhurg Smite College club, Rector's Service Guild of Christ church and the Fttchburg Rotary club. The program: PART 1 In the Lord's Name, Old Russian Melody (Arranged by Kibalchlch) The Last Supper Lvov Bleated Be the Man Archangebky (Tenor solo by Michael Dedo) Vesper Prayer Rachmaninoff (First time in America) Psalm 18 Archangelsky (In three parts) PART 2 Prelude In C Minor Chopin (Arranged by Klbalchich)" Carnival from the Opera "Snow- maiden" Rlmsky-KorsakoU Aria of Varlag from the Opera "Sadko" Rimsiiy-KorsakoK (Bass solo by Stephen Slepoushkinj Church Scene (from Opera. "Christ- mat Eve") tUmsky-Korsakoff (Male Section) The Nightingale Tschaikowsky (Soprano solo by Mme. Alexander) Song of the Reapers Tsenaikowsky (From the opera "Eugen One^gin") PART 3 Medley of Folk Songs (Arranged by Klbalchich) The Scythe SokoloU (Arranged by Klbalchich) Ukrainian Lullaby VercTceevsfcy (Arranged by Kibalchlch) The Gypsies (Arranged by Kibalchlch) A Lament (Arranged by Klbalctuch) (Duet by MiÂ«Â«* Helen and E/fle sisters. Misses Helen and Effie Stetzenko. This was the beautiful lament, arranged by the conductor. (Canttnncd oo Page Three) E. Pepperell CCC Boy Gets Courage Award WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 W -Civilian -Civilian Conservation Corps Director Director Robert Fechner announced to- day two CCC enrollees from chusetts had received tht highest award conferred by the director. They are: Frank Kenneth Smith of East Pepperell and John Thomas McNuhy of- Everett, j They were awarded certificates for "exceptionally courageous ac- tion'' in releasing the body of A. Harvey after his automobile plunged into Little River at Waterbury, Waterbury, Vt., Aug. 4. Fechner said they attempted to revive Harvey. The men were ' enrolled in 119 at Waterbury. Hit-Run Motorist Kills Man; Girl Arrested BILLERICA, Oct. 28 /*)_A hit and run motorist killed Thomas J. Arnold, 43, father of three children, today and a Boston girl was a few minutes later, charged with Peasant Song (Arranged by Kibalchlch) Two miles from where motorists The 18 voices, nine men and nine I R ic . ke ? U P Ar TÂ° ld '. s . ba 'tered body, women, sang the instrumental orchestrations orchestrations instead of the Usual Â· Patrolman John straight parts to create a harmony of sound, unusual, and at tunes, almost almost unreal. Unaccompanied, they sang as one gorgeous blended voice and the range of their power was seen in the range of their selections which scaled the heights of the mighty music of the old Russian church and dropped to the whispered murmurings of one of Verekeevsky's lullabies. Despite the uniformity of their garish garb, the members of the choir present striking contrasts. Mme. Alexander reminded* one of an operatic prima dona. Â· t f i e f Michael Dedo, ascetic, lost in hto music. But Stephen Slepoush- kin, the towering basso soloist, ap- Holrnnn arrested and and the scene of an accident She was taken to Lowell police headquarters 1 by Billerica police and motor vehicle inspectors. Holman | I i i ber to Billerica poke. --The directors of the Fitchburp, Rod Gun dub will meet tonight at 8 o'clock at the Lion D'Or Social club to make plans for the third [annual supper. --Members of the junior department department of the West Fitchburg Meth- odiat church Sunday school wil meet at the church tomorrow afternoon afternoon at 330 to rehearse the anni versary pageant.