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1944-45 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 3), Jul 13, 1944 - Jan 2, 1945

- Young People's Concerts conducted by Rudolph Ganz - Rodzinski conducts the premiere of Royal Air Force officer and composer John Wooldridge's work A Solemn Hymn for Victory - Society vice-president Charles Triller establishes a pension fund to provide for orchestra musicians' retirements - Retired cellist Leo Schulz dies at the age of 79 - Philharmonic Summer broadcast on 1 Oct 1944 is broadcast in Madison Square Garden - Pianist Jeanne Therrien wins the Edgar M. Leventritt Foundation competition and will perform with the Philharmonic on 28 Jan 1945 - World premiere of Walter Piston's Fugue on a Victory Tune - Sixteen year old violinist Sybil Copeland performs the first movement of Lalo's Symphonie Espagnole
Project Funder
  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1944-45 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 3), 13 Jul 1944 - 2 Jan 1945, Folder 555-047-01, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.