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1951-52 Scrapbook (Part 2 of 2), Jan 3, 1952 - Jun 30, 1952

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  • 1951-52 Scrapbook (Part 2 of 2)
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  • Jan 3, 1952 - Jun 30, 1952
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Parts 2 of this scrapbook includes: - Guido Cantelli, 31-year old protege of Arturo Toscanini, makes debut with the New York Philharmonic - Auspicious debut by Guido Cantelli includes Monteverdi's Magnificat, four pieces by Frescobaldi orchestrated by Ghedini, and Beethoven's Fifth Symphony - Great reviews for Guido Cantelli's first concerts with the Philharmonic with some exceptions - Pension Fund Benefit Concert with violinist Nathan Milstein, cellist Leonard Rose, and pianist Myra Hess, conducted by George Szell - Franco Autori substitutes for Guido Cantelli who was ill with influenza, in a program featuring Beethoven's Emperor Concerto with pianist Clifford Curzon - Additional articles on the Philharmonic recording of Berg's Wozzeck conducted by Mitropoulos - Howard Swanson's Short Symphony wins the New York Music Critics Circle Award - Plans for a new Metropolitan Opera House on Columbus Circle - Rudolf Firkusny again plays Menotti''s Piano Concerto in F with the Philharmonic, this time under Guido Cantelli - Praise for Cantelli's performance of Paul Hindemith's Mathis der Maler and the Mussorgsky/Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition - Kirsten Flagstad presented her last recital at Carnegie Hall, but will sing Alceste at the Metropolitan and will be the soloist in a Wagner program with the Philharmonic under Bruno Wallter to close her career - Nicole Henriot played the Liszt Piano Concerto No. with the Philharmonic under Cantelli - Praise for the Grieg Piano Concerto played by Gina Bachauer and Dimitri Mitropoulos with the Philharmonic - Frances Magnes plays the New York Premiere of Dohnanyi's Violin Concerto No. 2, in which no violins play in the accompanying orchestra - Mitropoulos will lead the American Premiere of Darius Milhaud's Christophe Colomb\\with the Philharmonic next November - Mitropoulos leads Monteverdi's Orfeo, the oldest opera to come down to our time, in an arrangement for modern orchestra by Ottorino Respighi, with the Schola Cantorum and a distinguished cast led by Mack Harrell - Plans for 1952-53 season to again include Bruno Walter, George Szell and Guido Cantelli as guest conductors, excerpts from Moussorgsky's Brois Godounov and Beethoven's Missa Solemnis - Mitropoulos conducts Beethoven's Patorale Symphony and Tchaikovsky's Fifth replacing George Szell who was indisposed - Profile of Helen Huntington Hull - Fritz Reiner conducts Richard Strauss' Elektra at the Metropolitan Opera - Rave reviews for he performances of Brahms' A German Requiem with the Philharmonic, the Wetminster Choir and soloists Nadine Conner and Mack Harrell - Poor reviews for the American Premiere of Jean Rivier's Piano Conerto with pianist Moniqe de la Bruchollerie - Dimitri Mitropoulos invites students of the Arts Student League to attend rehearsals and paint or sketch whatever inspired them - Timpanist Saul Goodman commissioned by Dimtri Mitropoulos to build four kettledrums for the Athens Conservatory Orchstra -- Invitations to attend rehearsals extended to Friends of the Philharmonic by Floyd g. Blait, President of the Board of Diectors - Tributes to Maurice Van Praag o his retirement as Personnel Manager of the Philharmonic after 36 years - Bruno Walter conducts a Schubert-Wagner program featuring Kirsten Flagstad in her New York Farewell Performanes, including the Wesendonck Songs with Maestro Walter at the Pianoa nd the Immolations Scene from Goetterdaemmerung - Kirstn Flagtad receives 21 1/2 minute ovation after her final concert performance in New York with the Philharmonic in an all-Wagner concert conducted by Bruno Walter - Arturo Toscanini at 85 - First staging in New York of Alban Berg's Wozzeck at New York City Opera under Joseph Rosenstock - Robert Casadesus plays the World Premiere of his Suite No. 2 for Piano and Orchestra ith Mitropoulos and the Philharmonic - Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 performed by Willim Masselos and the Piano Concerto No. 2 by robert Casadesus, in the same week under Dimitri Mitropoulos - Photos of noted onductors - First performance by the Phiharmonic in 143 years in New York of Mendelssohn's Elijah, conducted by Dimitri Mitropoulos with the Westminster Choir and vocal soloists - Concerts by the Philharmonic Chamber Esemble - Artur Rubinstein plays Szymanowski's Symphonie Concertantem Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 1 and Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 - Reviws of the 1951-52 season of te Philharmonic in English and German - Announcement of plans, conductors and soloists for the 1952-53 season of the Philharmonic - Fantasia by 14-year old Ralph Jackno, winner of the young people's original composer's project, played by the Philharmonic in March 1952 - Advance notices of performances of Moussorgsky's Boris Godunoff at the Metropolitan Opera and of excerpts at the opening concert of the Philharmonic's 1952-53 season, both with bass baritone Georg London - Performances in Europe by Dimitri Mitropoulos following the close of his season with the New York Philhamonicof Adolf Busch, June 1952 - Release of Columbia recording of Shoenberg's Erwartung with Dorothy Dow and the Philharmonic under Dimitri Mitropoulosw
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