Dallas concert series ends 18/06/1950
Dallas Concert Series Ends DALLAS, June 17 Sixty-one Sixty-one Sixty-one composers were represented during the 1949-50 1949-50 1949-50 season of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the first-under first-under first-under first-under the baton of Walter Hendl, young American conductor. Both classical and romantic compositions compositions were included in the sea son's performances, and approxi mately half the composers were contemporary artists. Interesting novelties presented included the world premiere of the Martinu Concerto Number Three for Piano and Orchestra with Rudolf Rudolf Firkusny as soloist; the American American premiere of Richard Strauss' Duet Concertino for Bassoon, Clarinet Clarinet and Strings r and world premieres premieres of Lehman Engel's The Creation and Peter Mennin's Fifth Symphony. Operations - of the Dallas Symphony Symphony Orchestra for the season just concluded showed many gratifying gratifying points of- of- progress, with an earned , income of the orchestra approximately 10 per cent' higher over the 1948-49 1948-49 1948-49 season.