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1945 Stadium Scrapbook (Part 1 of 3), May 7, 1945 - Jul 8, 1945

- Announcement of the 28th season of stadium concerts - Rodzinski to open season at Stadium, Nathan Milstein soloist - Samuel A. Lewisohn and Margaret Lewisohn host reception to celebrate start of the stadium concert season - Gotham Life, The Official Metropolitan Guide - All-Tchaikovsky Program to open the 1945 Stadium Season - Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin, with their dancers, perform at Lewisohn Stadium - Profile of Minnie Guggenheimer - Fifth Avenue Coach Company opens a special line of buses for a direct commute to the stadium concerts - Stadium season to feature premiere of Leonide Massine's "Ballet Russe Highlights" Company - Mayor LaGuardia gives brief speech at the opening concrt of the season - Second concert cancelled due to rain, Alexander Smallens to take up baton at third concert - All-Soviet program conducted by Smallens, Russian coverage of the event - 18,000 attend in the rain to see Lily Pons sings at Stadium concert with her husband, Andre Kostelanetz, conducting - Two performances each of Bizet's "Carmen" and Puccini's "La Boheme" to be performed by casts comprised entirely of members of the Metropolitan Opera Association - Josef Hofmann plays Schuman's Piano Concerto at Lewisohn Stadium - Leonard Bernstein conducts all-Brahms program at the 1945 Stadium Concert Season - Dinah Shore presents two groups of popular songs to open third week of stadium concerts, Al Goodman conducting
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1945 Stadium Scrapbook (Part 1 of 3), 7 May 1945 - 8 Jul 1945, Folder 555-048-01, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.

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