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1973-74 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 2), Jul 27, 1973 - Feb 22, 1974

- New York Philharmonic opens 132nd season - Zubin Mehta makes his conducting debut with the orchestra - NY Philharmonic musicians go on strike. AFM pickets at Avery Fisher Hall - The musicians organize their own tour of the Iberian Peninsula under the billing "Members of the New York Philharmonic." - City Ballet goes on strike - Boston Symhpony perform the first concert of their New York season at Hunter College. The concert was shifted from Avery Fisher Hall due to the New York Philharmonic musicians' strike. - On October 29, 1973, the New York Philharmonic performs at Carnegie Hall for first time since their move to Lincolnn Center in 1962 - Avery Fisher donates gift of between \$8-10 million to the New York Philharmonic - Philharmonic Hall is renamed Avery Fisher Hall following donation - Jerzy "George" Semkow conducts first conert following the settlement of the 10-week players strike - Highlighting Pierre Boulez's work as a composer - Lewisohn Stadium is torn down to be replaced by an academic complex - Profile of Natalie Hinderas - Leonard Bernstein Harvard lecture series - Commercial recordings - Marilyn Dubow performs recital at Carnegie Hall
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1973-74 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 2), 27 Jul 1973 - 22 Feb 1974, Folder 555-129-01, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.