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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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  • Leon Levy Foundation
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1950-51 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 3), 30 Apr 1950 - 15 Nov 1950, Folder 555-057-01, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.