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1947 Stadium Scrapbook, Apr 3, 1947 - Aug 7, 1947

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  • Communications/Public Relations
  • Press Clippings
Folder Title
  • 1947 Stadium Scrapbook
  • Apr 3, 1947 - Aug 7, 1947
- Stadium Concerts press clippings for the 1946, 1947 and 1948 seasons - Philharmonic celebrates 30th Anniversary of the Stadium Concerts - Tchaikovosky's "Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33" revived - Hans Schwieger, his career during the rise of Hitler. - Albert Spalding ends performance career - Ballet Anniversary Concert - New advance sale of 10- and 20- ticket books st a discount for Stadium Concerts - 400 free tickets per week for hospitalized veterans - Stadium Concerts debuts for Foster, Barere, Schweiger, Herrmann, Szigeti, Korn, Francescatti - Stolz receives honorary citizenship of Vienna, title of Professor awarded by Austrian president - Hospitals named for ticket distributions to disabled veterans - Sanroma to replace Levant - Herrmann receives award for his work in music by Dorothy Shaver, president of Lord & Taylor - New ticket price structure for field seats, prices remain unchanged for stadium seats - 24th season of New York Philharmonic-Symphony as a performing organization - Olin Downes: Stadium concerts led the way in a development of pronounced importance to the cultural life of the nation - Mayor announced Lewisohn Stadium will get a new stage in 1948 - Euryanthe Overture replaces Freischutz Overture - Conley, Kirsten have Stadium Concerts debuts - Stravinsky's Firebird Suite replaces Stravinsky's Petrouchka Suite - Stadium concert aired on television by NBC-TV for the first time - Milhaud has New York and Stadium Concerts premiere - Successful re-routing of airplanes away from Lewisohn Stadium during concerts - First time in eight years Gershwin Memorial attendance drops below 19,000 - Alexander Smallens to accept post as musical director at Radio City Music Hall - Bernette, Schweiger, Ricci, Rockmore, Nelli, Salmaggi, Danfort, Traubel have Stadium Concerts debuts - Templeton featured as soloist and composer - Mitropoulos conducts his first opera in New York - Zeller has Philharmonic and Stadium Concerts debut - Alexander Smallens last season conducting Stadium Concerts - Anton Dolin dances with broken toe - Ballet Night has record attendance of 20,000 - Boris Sokoloff, manager of the the New York Philharmonic's 1947 spring tour, appointed associate manager for the 1948 Stadium Concerts - Concert On the Mall radio script - Lewisohn Stadium to get dressing rooms for 1948 season
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1947 Stadium Scrapbook, 3 Apr 1947 - 7 Aug 1947, Folder 555-053-01, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.