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1927 Stadium Scrapbook (Part 1 of 2), Apr 20, 1927 - Jul 30, 1927

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555-010-02
Abstract
- Reviews and articles about 1927 Stadium Concerts with Willem van Hoogstraten in his sixth season as Principal Conductor - Entire New York Philharmonic engaged for concerts at Lewisohn Stadium - Stadium newcomer conductor Pierre Monteux - Four young American singers chosen for concerts at the Stadium - Article by Louis S. Stillman in defense of the Stadium Concerts in September 1926 issue of Musical Advance - Appraisal of Stadium Concerts by G. E. Boltwood in Musical Digest, July 1927, Gerald Freeman in American Hebrew July 1, 1927, and R. M. Knerr in Musical America, July 16, 1927 - Profiles of Conductor Willem van Hoogstraten - Plans for tenth season of Stadium Concerts with many novelties - Season opening remarks by benefactor Adolph Lewisohn - Radio broacasts of Stadium Concerts over WJZ and other stations - Adolph Lewisohn hosts dinner at the Claremont Restaurant for more than 100 guests to open Lewisohn Stadium concert season - Pierre Monteaux and Frederick Stock chosen as guest conductors - Henry Ford invited to New York premiere of Frederick Converse's Flivver Ten Million - Stadium debut of George Enesco's Romanian Rhapsody No. 2 - Ernest Bloch's Three Jewish Poems performed at Stadium Concert - All-Beethoven Program - George Gershwin serves as soloist in his own works at Stadium Concert - Ovation for Debussy's "Afternoon of a Faun" - Stadium debut of Ravel's Valses Nobles et Sentimentales - Stadium debut of Delius' Brigg Fair and Dance Rhapsody - Stadium debut of Ernest Bloch's Three Jewish Poems - New York Premiere of Frederick Converse's Flivver Ten Million, a musical fantasy about automobiles - Warm reception by a large audience for the annual performances of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony under Willem van Hoogstraten - George Gershwin plays his Rhapsody in Blue and Piano Concerto in F at the Stadium with Willem van Hoogstraten on the podium to an appreciative crowd of 15,000 people - Rave review for performance by George Gershwin of his Piano Concerto in F - Excellent reception for concerts conducted by Frederick Stock
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