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1950-51 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 3), Apr 30, 1950 - Nov 15, 1950

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  • 1950-51 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 3)
  • Apr 30, 1950 - Nov 15, 1950
-Article by Virgil Thomson in the Herald Tribune praising the enlightened progressive program policy of Dimitri Mitropoulos of increasing diversity and frequent performances of novel works and rarities -Benefit Concert for Israel at Ebbets Field -Planning for performances of the Philharmonic at Edinburgh Festival in 1951 under Dimitri Mitrooulos and Bruno Walter -Roger Sessions' Symphony No. 2 receives award for best new orchestral composition by the Music Critics Circle of New York -CBS renews contract for radio broadcast of Sunday afternoon concerts of the New York Philharmonic -NYP performs four times a day for two weeks at the Roxy Theater, the first time that a major symphony orchestra has played as a feature presentation in a movie theater on Broadway, with Eileen Farrell as soloist -Invitations and publicity for performances by the Philharmonic at the Roxy Theatre -Enthusiastic reviews for performances of the Philharmonic at the Roxy Theatre -Profiles of Dimitri Mitropoulos -Reviews of The Black Rose with Tyrone Power and Orson Welles, accompanying performances of the Philharmonic at the Roxy Theatre -Yehudi Menuhin plays Mozart and Vieuxtemps Violin Concertos with the Phiharmonic under Mitropoulos -Unpopular shift in day and time of NBC Symphony broadcasts under Arturo Toscanini -Rudolf Serkin plays four rarely performed works at a benefit concert for the Philharmonic -Victor de Sabata (conductor of La Scala Orchestra) detained by immigration authorities -Floyd G. Blair named president of NYP -Debut of Aldo Ciccolini with the Philharmonic in Tschaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 -World premiere of Charles Ives' Symphony No. 2 -Philharmonic calls on Congress to drop tax on NYP's admissions -NYP premiere of Alban Berg's "Wozzeck" in its entirety -Barbara Stein wins first prize in 1957 Young Composer's Concert -Chairman of the Met urges Congress to be exempt from Ticket Tax, Philharmonic backs Met -British unions protest Philharmonic concerts in Edinburgh Festival, asks AFM for support
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