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1949 Stadium Scrapbook, Apr 6, 1949 - Aug 21, 1949

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  • Communications/Public Relations
  • Press Clippings
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  • 1949 Stadium Scrapbook
  • Apr 6, 1949 - Aug 21, 1949
- Concert announcements and reviews from the 31st Stadium Concerts Season - Conductors include Reiner, Smallens, Stolz - Soloists include Mario Berini, Annamary Dickey, Amparo Iturbi, Werner Lywen, Marisa Regules, Polyna Stoska, Gladys Swarthout, among others - Dancers Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin appear in gala dance program at Lewisohn Stadium - Richard Rodgers conducts at Rodgers and Hammerstein Night - Concert announcements and reviews from the 32st Stadium Concerts Season - Conductors include Abravanel, Antonini, Boult, Kurtz, Mitropoulos, Monteux, Reiner, Smallens, Stolz - Soloists include Norman Atkins, Salvatore Baccaloni, Mischa Elman, Joseph Fuchs, Lois Hunt, Herbert Janssen, Raoul Jobin, William Kapell, Lauritz Melchior, Jeanne Mitchell, Hortense Monath, Elena Nikolaidi, Florence Quartataro, Jan Peerce, Dorothy Sarnoff, Polyna Stoska, Brian Sullivan, Astrid Vanay, Robert Weede, among others - Stadium tickets available for G.I.s and Veterans, Herbert Janssen - Dedication of new concert stage at Lewisohn Stadium - Premiere of Frederick Jacobi's Music Hall: Overture - Alexander Smallens conducts sold-out Gershwin Night at Lewisohn Stadium, featuring pianist Oscar Levant - Article written by Minnie Guggenheimer published in WABF program magazine advertising Stadium Concerts - Robert Stolz conducts Strauss Festival Concert featuring soloists Kurt Baum and Marita Farell - Concert version of Kurt Weill-Langston Hughes "Street Scene" conducted by Maurice Abravanel, featuring soloists Polyna Stoska, Dorothy Sarnoff, Brian Sullivan, and Norman Atkins; Concert canceled due to rain - Salvatore Dell-Isola conducts Rodgers and Hammerstein Night, featuring soloists Thomas Hayward, Annamary Dickey, and Gladys Swarthout - Concert announcements and reviews from the 33rd Stadium Concerts Season - Violinist Albert Spalding makes last final public appearance on opening night of the Stadium Concerts; announces he will end his concert career - Ticket prices lowered for the 33rd season - Conductors include Balazs, Barlow, de Carvalho, Golschmann, Kurtz, Levine, Mitropoulos, Monteux, Romberg, Smallens, Stolz, among others - Soloists include Anna Maria Alberghetti, Balbina Brainina, Alexander Borovsky, Inez Lauritano, Beverly Somach, Eleanor Steber, Margaret Truman, Frances Yeend, Margarita Zambrana - Free Stadium tickets and transporation to be provided to children and youth - Free Stadium tickets given to disabled WWII veterans - 14-year-old soprano Anna Maria Alberghetti performs at the Stadium with conductor Eleazar de Carvalho - Kurt Weill Memorial Concert conducted by Maurice Levine, featuring soloists Todd Duncan, Herbert Coleman, Norman Atkins, Elaine Malbin, Victor Clarke, Randolph Symonette, Inez Matthews (replacing Virginia Paris), and chorus
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
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1949 Stadium Scrapbook, 6 Apr 1949 - 21 Aug 1949, Folder 555-053-03, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.