Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on November 30, 1949 · Page 11
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Adele Addison To Make Third Appearance Here December 9 "Hers is the only voice evr-r to bring tears to my eyes." Thus Bpoke Dr^ Serge Koussevitsky, for many years distinguished conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, about Adele Addison, brilliant young lyric soprano who appears Friday evening, December 9, at the Congregational Church, as the second of this season's guest artists to be presented by the Women's Study Club of Naugs.- tuck. Miss Addison, a favorite of Boston concert-goers, has already endeared herself to Naujjatuck music-lovers with her superb artistry and great personal charm. She has appeared twice locally, once with the Naugatuok's Men's Chorus and a?ajn on the Study Club Concert- Lecture Series of last year. It is by popular demand bhat she is once more to be heard in the borough. Miss Addison. whose voice when, still on-y a young child was cause for commpnt in her native city of Springfield, was encouraged and j aided to enter Westminster Choir College by Dorothy Maynor. internationally famous Negro soprano. While a student. Miss Addison began to distinguish herself as a soloist possessing unusual musicianship. Then three years ago. Miss Addison wen the highly-prized John Hancock Scholarship for a reason's study at Tanglewood, the Boston Symphony Orchestra's summer music camp in the Berk- shir*s- At this time she was one of of ten recipients of the award, having been personally audited and selected *by Dr.- Koussecitsky from among 1500 of the country's most promising young musicians, vocal and instrumental. So outstanding was . her achievement, that she was invited to return for further study - and concert work during the two followin" seasons at Tansrlewoo*. During thesummer of ,1348, Miss Addison 'won t-he recognition and admiration of Olin Downes and Virgil Thompson, foremost New ADELE ADDISON York music critics, when she appeared in the role of Zaida in Rossini's opera, "The Turk in Italy," presented at Tan?lewood under the direction of Boris Goldov.sky, with whom she has been studying for the past three years. This opera, recently given in Philadelphia and Boston by the New England Opera Theatre^'has been the source of much common since October 20, when upon the sudden illness of June Gardner, Miss Addison was suddenly elevated to the leading spprano role of the fickle wife, Fiorilla. Although she learned this extremely difficult role, plus all the stage action, in three days, her rendition at the opening in Philadelphia was so brilliant that critics acclaimed 'her for "the finest performance of the evening." Since that occasion Miss Addison has continued in the leading role, The opera was also given in the Boston Opera House on November 13, when critics there said Miss Addison's interpretation of the lead- Bar Association Opposes Proposal To Bar Attachments Hartford, Nov. 30—(UP)—The State Bnr Association has come out in opposition to a bill which would forbid attachments before judgments are rendered by the courts. The measure is an outgrowth of the $200,000 libel suit brought in Federal Court by entertainers T_*>.r- ry Adlcr and Paul Draper against Mrs. Hester McCullough of Greenwich. Her property has been attached but the case has not yet come to trial. State Bar Association President Samuel H. Platcow of New Haven said in a letter to Republican House Leader George C. Con way. of Guilfdrd that abolishing the law would be most unwise. Conway 171- uoduccd the bill in the special session of the General Assembly. ing role "left little if anything to be desired." She also appears in "Carmen' in the role of Micaela. Last season, Miss Addison sang with the Boston Symphony Orchestra in two performances of Mahler's Second Symphony v.'ith Leonard Bernstein conducting. She als sang the soprano solos in Bach's B-Minor Mass, with Dr. Koussevltsky conducting- the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Harvard-Radfliffe Choral Society. In April, Miss Addison her concert-recital debut in Jordan Hall, Boston, where a number of her Naugatuck admirers witnessed the tremendous enthusiasm with which she was received by her audience. Her recital this season in Jordan Hall is scheduled for Sunday afternoon, January 29, with the hoxise already nearly sold out. TED'S AUTO BODY WORKS 57 HOTCHKISS ST. 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SECOND FLOOR PAY FINAL TRIBUTE TO 'BQJANGLES' McGuire Criticizes Bowles On Expected Senate Appointment MAKING HIS LAST PUBLIC appearance before being ordered to Bellevue Hospital for a rest, New York's Mayor William O'Dwyer (top, left) ii shown with some ol the notables who attended services for Bill "Bo- jangles" Robinson at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York. Pictured with the Mayor (1. to r.) are: Milton Eerie, Jackie Robinson and Jimmy Durante. BeJow, Harlem streets fill to overflowing as thousands Day a last tribute to the famous Negro dancer. (.International) (Hy UnltiM The expected appointment of Southpprt Independent 'William Benton" to the United States Sen- .ife by Governor Bowles has been criticized by a Democratic congressman. Jyhn A. McGuirc of WalHngford didn't mention Benton by name, but said that the Democrats in the state resent this appointmen.t Mc- Guirc told a Hartford audience which included Governor Bowles that a registered Democrat and party worker should get the appointment. '' Governor Bowles remained silent on the Senate appointment, but he did have something to say about the legislature. He told the Connecticut Federation of Democratic Women's Clubs in Hartford that he is deeply disturbed at the reluctance of the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to act on labor legislation. Other labor leaders attended the dinner including Senator McMahon and the state's Democratic congressmen. Democratic State Chairman John M. Bailey said that Governor Bowles would be a candidate for reelection in 1950. At another gathering in Hartford, Governor Bowles called for action, .not just talk, about judicial reform in Connecticut. For one thing, he told the American Society of Public Accountants, the antiquated probate court system should be reorganized. NJIIJGATWCK NEWS (CONN.). WKDNKSDAV. NOV. SO. 1M9—PAGK 11 'Dead' Man Returns State, Hartford Features Frank Sinatra Show \ MACHINIST, J. B. (Jake) Settles, 59, who was "dead" lor seven min- 4tes during an operation is shown fery much r.live in a Zanesville, O., Hospital. When Dr. Charles Murrey lound the patient "dead" he made a :hest incision, took out the heart ind massaged it back to life. Settles 3 expected to leave the hospital 1 «oon. (International Soundtihoto) Prank Sinatra. "Singing Idol of the Nation." and star of the radio program, "Light Up Time." will npl car IN PERSON with a Bt»r- sUidded stage revue at the State Theater, Hartford, this Saturday and Sunday, (Dec. 3 and 4), for a special 2-day engagement. 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