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1946 Stadium Scrapbook (Part 1 of 2), Feb 22, 1946 - Jun 30, 1946

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  • Communications/Public Relations
  • Press Clippings
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  • 1946 Stadium Scrapbook (Part 1 of 2)
  • Feb 22, 1946 - Jun 30, 1946
- Lewisohn Stadium Concerts June-August, 1946 - Hall Johnson conducts spirituals and own compositions with Hall Johnson Choir - Message from Minnie, Minnie Guggenheimer as Chairman - Stadium Concert Reviews - Carroll Glenn represents Women Musicians at Prague International Music Festival - United Nations Night, UN delegates invited to Stadium - About Town Stadium Concert Program, June 21, 1946 - 29th Season Opening of Stadium Season - Change in Stadium Concerts policy from nightly to five weekly concerts - Stadium Ticket price list, sold at Lewisohn Stadium, Steinway Hall, Lord & Taylor's, Hearn's and Namm's Department Stores - Mrs. Charles Guggenheimer honoring members of the display and radio committees of the Stadium Concerts special subscription committee - Fifth Avenue window display highlights new Stadium Concerts subscription policy - Glenn, Warburg, Schuyler, Simon, Arrau, Anderson, Jorjorian, Glen, La Valle, Hendl have Stadium Concert debuts - Monday, Thrursday, Saturday nights feature soloists/special attractions - Tuesday and Wednesday are orchestra only programs - Season ticket quotas raised to accommodate blinded war vets and their attendants - George Szell, newly appointed conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra makes Stadium Concerts debut - Special buses run to Lewisohn Stadium - As in the war summers, service men and women in uniform will be admitted free on Saturday nights - 8500 veterans in 18 New York area hospitals will attend for free - 1945 Stadium Concerts had 50% of concerts canceled due to rain and had \$80,000 deficit - More box office locations opened - La Guardia column about newspaper ad pricing being a new wrinkle in censorship - Lifting of gas rationing allowing vets to be brought from hospitals to Stadium Concerts - First post-war Stadium Concerts season - Microfilm of Shostakovich's Ninth Symphony arrives at Leeds Music offices in New York - Della Chiesa has New York debut on short notice, replaces Grace Moore - American musical development - Piano shortage causes Kilenyi to practice at Steinway's W. 57th Street showroom
Project Funder
  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1946 Stadium Scrapbook (Part 1 of 2), 22 Feb 1946 - 30 Jun 1946, Folder 555-051-02, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.

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