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1942 Jul 29 / Stadium Concert / Reiner

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  • Jul 29, 1942 / 8:30PM / Stadium Concert / Lewisohn Stadium / Manhattan, NY
Program originally scheduled for July 27, moved to the 28th due to rain.
July 28: bolt of lightning wrecks stage, piano, harp, percussion, and most of the backstage area. LaGuardia cleanup ennabled successful rescheduling for the 29th, "with Mr. Heifetz and the orchestra playing on the level ground below the stadium's concrete stands and without the use of the damaged amplifying system."

LaGuardia spoke following the intermission; orchestra played "for he's a jolly good fellow"
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
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Concert program, 29 Jul 1942, Program ID 11521, New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives.

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