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1925-26 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 3), Sep 1, 1925 - Dec 31, 1926

- Extensive list of announcements for New York Philharmonic concerts - Respighi embarks on an American Concert Tour - New York Philharmonic celebrates its 84th Season - New members join the Philharmonic, including Peter Henkelman (english horn), Alexandre de Bruille (violin), Hendrik van Veen (viola), Nico van Vendeloo (viola), William Gray (viola), Daniel Rybb (bass), Karl Agnesy (bass), and Sol Lubalin (trumpet) - Toscanini to introduce new Italian pieces by Respighi, Tomasini, and de Sabata - Critics review the opening concert conducted by Mengelberg, featuring the Bach Suite in B minor, Strauss' Don Juan, and Brahms' Symphony No. 2 - Impromptu reception held for Willem Mengelberg and Mrs. Mengelberg after their arrival in New York on the Niew Amsterdam - Philharmonic to go on tour neighboring cities, Philadelphia and New London - Mengelberg defends new music, popular music, and speaks of women in orchestras - Alfredo Casella appears as composer and soloist featured on October 29 - Winner of Stadium Auditions, Katherine Bacon, appears as soloist at student concert on November 7 - The New York Philharmonic celebrates its 2,000th concert by reproducing the program from their first concert on December 7, 1842 - Philharmonic bassist Ludwig Manoly criticizes jazz - Ottorino Respighi makes American debut, performing his new piano concerto
Project Funder
  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1925-26 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 3), 1 Sep 1925 - 31 Dec 1926, Folder 555-009-01, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.