Brevard music festival gets under way on Friday 06/08/1950
Brevard Music Festival Gets Under Way On Friday By Nelson Warner Transylvania Music Camp will hold its final concert in tbe camp auditorium today, closing the camp season and making ready for the fifth annual Brevard Music Festival Festival that begins Friday at 8 p. m. Playing today at 4 p. m. will be Renata arid Heinrich Joachim, pianist pianist and cellist, who were trained in Germany and have played in many of the music centers of Europe. Europe. The Beethoven Mass in G will be performed in a religious program program at the camp today at 11 a. m. Conducted by Lester McCoy, choral director, the choral group will include include Elynor Bryson, soprano: Robert Robert Jones, alto; William Whiteside, tenor and Thomas Are, bass. A composition by Hobart Whitman Whitman of Asheville was played to a successful camp program Friday. "Scherzo Fugue," it was introduced AKheviife Civic Orchestra in AchPville-Biltmore AchPville-Biltmore AchPville-Biltmore College last spring, with May Jo Ford conduct ing. Wnitman s piece was mu" In a program of Handel's Water Music Suite and Bach's Violin Concerto Concerto No. 1, in A Minor, with toe camp concertmaster. Robert Harrison, Harrison, as violin soloist, and James Christian Pfohl conducting the camp orchestra. The closing selection selection was Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 in E Minor. - . ' a foint urogram of art and cham ber music will be held at Black Mountain College today at 8 p. m. Following an exhibit of student na in tines bv Vera Williams and WW RENATA and Heinrich Joachim, pianist and cellist, will appear In concert today at 4 p. m- m- at Transylvania Music Camp. V in B Flat Maior. Opus 99. and Brahms' Trio in C Minor, Opus lfll. : Cnmnrisine the trio will be Robert Brink, violin; Arthur Fielder, cello, and Jean Fielder, piano. The reeniar chamber music con cert of the summer series will be riv, flirp a. trio will nlav at 8:30 i held in the college auditorium Sat- Sat- 0 nt ' ' furday at 8:30 p. m, for which Open to the public without charge, admission is $1 per person or 7 the program is an added feature j season ticket. The program will in-of in-of in-of the college's summer music; elude Martinu's Three Madrigals schedule. for Violin and Viola, John Cage's 1 To be played are Schubert's Trio 1 Quartet lor Strings, and Ernst Toch's String Quartet. Opus 70. The Cage Quartet will be given its premiere performance Saturday, with the group playing from manu script Members of the quartet are Vollmer Hetherington, xirsi vioun; Brink, second violin; Fielder, cello. and Eleftherios Eleftherakis, Viola. Nancy Cirillo violinist, and Lar ry Tode, trombonist, will appear as soloists with the faculty orchestra of Transylvania Music Camp in the final pops concert ol tne summer season, to be held tomorrow -at -at 8:30 p. m. in City Auditorium. Miss Circillo, 14 years old, is a Brooklyn. N. Y., violinist who was taught by her father. Frank Cirillo, ud at Juilliard. Having made appearances appearances with the Brooklyn Museum Orchestra and in Town Hall with the Little Orchestra of the Music Education League, she won the nation-wide nation-wide nation-wide nation-wide competition for the an nual scholarship at the camp of fered by the National reaeration of Music Clubs Miss Cirillo will play the Wien-lawski Wien-lawski Wien-lawski Concerto for Violin and Orchestra Orchestra In D Minor. Tode will perform perform with the orchestra the Haydn Concerto for Trombone in E Flat. Other selections to be played by l ;nn1A V7at HJFllcl,. tQC UluKSUa i.n.iuu'. ... -u. -u. Suite. Handel; Sarabande, Debussy (transcribed for orchestra by Warren Warren Benson of the. camp staff); Claire de Lune, Debussy; Inter mezzo, Brahms (arranged by Wilfred Wilfred Roberts of the staff); and Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral, from "Lohengrin," Wagner. Offering a generally more serious program in the final pops concert. Director Pfohl said the audiences in the past four concerts expressed a preference for more serious music than the lighter selections. Clair de Lune was programmed after several several written request .were, made for it. ,-: ,-: . . . ,. , .... ..