Found In:
    Music Director/Conductors > Conductors > Rodzinski, Artur

Rodzinski Correspondence, Nov 24, 1930 - Jun 20, 1956

Correspondence between Arthur Judson (AJ), Business Manager of New York Philharmonic and formerly Personal Manager of Artur Rodzinski (AR), and AR; Early orchestral engagements of AR; 1845 letter urging AR to upgrade various sections of the Philharmonic by firing second rate musicians; Correspondence re: contract with Ralph Colin and Charles Triller, Chairman of the Philharmonic Society; Various correspondence of AR as Musical Director of the Philharmonic re: orchestra operations; ALS-Artur Rodzinski; ALS-Mario Polisi; ALS-William Polisi; LS-Allen W. Dulles; Letter by Ward French, of Community Concert Service, in defense of Arthur Judson (AJ); Correspondence of AR with Max Goberman regarding conducting posts; LS-Howard Taubman to AR re: publication of AR letter to The Times (1956); handwritten draft of AR letter; final version of 1956 AR letter to Howard Taubmen at the New York Times outlining his reasons for resigning from the New York Philharmonic in 1947; Portion of Taubman's famous 1956 New York Times article critical of the New York Philharmonic: the musicians, poor quality of performances, the management and the Music Director, Dimitri Mitropoulos, and letters to The Times in reponse to this article.
Project Funder
  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
Rodzinski Correspondence, 24 Nov 1930 - 20 Jun 1956, Folder 1078-01-13, Music Director/Conductors Records, New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives.