Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on March 27, 1952 · Page 13
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 13

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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Member of The Associated Press. Sc Per Copy. ALTON, ILL., THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 1952 Established January 18, 1836, On Concert Course Orchestra, 3 In Evening of Soloists Gershwin making n return appearance in Alton. He opened the Community Concert season seven years ago. Me long has been regarded as ihe foremost exponent of (lershwin's works and was a close friend of the composer when he lived. Kindergarten In Cnve 11 took him almost L'O years, but Takamasa Mulsu-ura, n Japanese teacher, finnlly dug his kindergarten out of solid rock, near Yokohama. He thought of this Stone Agr type school back in 1!)20 and dug It all himself. Now. 180 children dally disappear into a hillside of solid rock. By 1WR he hud cut a hole big enough foi a large class of children. Nou there are five rooms a classroom, dining room, wash nwim, nursery and parlor. They are cool In the hot Japanese summer and wnrm in winter altogether delightful, visitors say. Keep Grooming Impeccable With New, Hands Sewing Kit AN EVENING OF GEORGE GERSHWIN'S (center) music is booked as an attrdd.on for the Community Concert Association's 1952-53 ser.es. Lonn tvlaazel (bottom right) will conduct a 23-piece concert orchestra in the attractions. So!o;Sls will be pianist Jesus Maria Sanroma (upp'-.r left), soprano Carolyn Long, and baritone Theodor Uppir.an. The Concert Association's membership enrollment will begin soon. A whole evening of George Gershwin's music presented by a 23-piece orchestra with three soloists Including pianist Jesus Maria Sanroma, the composer's favorite protege has been booked by the Alton Community Concert Association for next year. The orchestra is conducted by Lorin Maazel, former child prodigy who as an adult became a protege of the late Serge Koussevitzky. Vocal soloists with the Gershwin Festival will be Theodor Uppman, baritone, and Carolyn Long, coprano. Uppman, though an American, was chosen for the title role during the past year and Benjamin Britten's new opera "Billy Budd" had its premiere in London. Miss Long is just completing her sixth season of extensive concertiz- ing across the country. Annually the Concert Association selects one, sometimes two, attractions to announce before its spring membership enrollment. This year's final "roundup" in the enrollment period is the week of April 28. At the end of that week, when the board knows what funds it has available from the membership fees, it will select the re- mainder of the coming season's attractions, which usually tolal either four or five. In the case of the Gershwin family, the concert orchestra and the whole troupe has been organized with the approval of the late composer's family. Its entire program has been set up by Ira Gershwin, lyricist for many of his brother's songs, who picked for the concert what he regarded as the high points of the composer's output. Gerswhin's best-loved tunes and rhythms come to life again in the opening overture and vocal group, which include "Somebody Loves Me," "The Man I Love," "Someone 1o Watch Over Me," "S" "Wonderful," "I Got Rhythm," "Who Cares?" and many others. Gershwin was the first American to popularize the use of the jazz idiom in a larger symphonic form, and three of his orchestral works will be performed. The-,e are "Rhapsody in Blue," Hie Piano Concerto in F commissioned by Walter Damrosch off the New York Symphony Orchestra in 19'J5 and first played wilh the composer as pianist; and "An American in Paris." 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