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1979-80 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 2), Sep 6, 1979 - Dec 30, 1979

- Profile of NYP Managing Director Albet K. (Nick) Webster. - Rafael Kunelik conducts the opening concert of the 1979-80 season. - NYP violinist Larry Newland fills in as emergency conductor for Kubelik. - Lorin Maazel is the first American named Director and General Manager of the Vienna State Opera - Joan Sutherland and Marilyn Horne appear with the NYP on PBS "Live From Lincoln Center" season premiere. - Nadia Boulanger, who taught many American composers and was the first woman to conduct a NYP subscription concert, dies at age 92. - Russian pianist Emil Gilels performs Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 with NYP under Mehta on PBS "Live From Lincoln Center" - \$10.4 million raised in gifts and pledges for the NYP endowment fund. - 16 year old violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter makes her United States debut playing Mendelssohn's E minor Concerto with the NYP
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
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1979-80 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 2), 6 Sep 1979 - 30 Dec 1979, Folder 555-142-02, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.

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