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1933-34 Scrapbook (Part 3 of 3), Apr 1, 1934 - Aug 31, 1934

- Concert given as tribute to the memory of Otto H. Kahn, vice-president of the Philharmonic-Symphony Society - Harry Harkness Flagler and Hellen Huntington Hull (Mrs. Vincent Astor) lead public drive for funding to close the deficit - Hans Lange conducts Philharmonic premieres of Nikolai Berezowsky's "Sinfonietta, Op.17" and Sibelius' "Symphony No.3 in C major" - Criticism over seeming lack of American works selected for programs by Toscanini - Philharmonic campaign to raise \$500,000 for the deficit scheduled to end on April 30, 1934 - Gertrude Kappel, Paul Althouse, and Marion Telva sing in all-Wagner program - New York Times "To the Music Editor" piece from the grandson of Daniel Walker, one of the founders of the Philharmonic - Ernest Schelling presents prizes to children for best concert notebooks - Toscanini conducts Love Duet from "Tristan" in full - Music from "Parsifal" is performed as part of an all-Wagner program led by Toscanini - Philharmonic concludes 92nd season - Beethoven was the most played composer over the course of the season - Campaign to raise funds for the Philharmonic meets goal, raises \$501,659 - List of conductors for the 1934-35 season includes Otto Klemperer, Artur Rodzinski, and Werner Janssen in addition to Toscanini, Walter, Lange, and Schelling
Project Funder
  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1933-34 Scrapbook (Part 3 of 3), 1 Apr 1934 - 31 Aug 1934, Folder 555-022-03, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.

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