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Rodzinski Correspondence, Jan 23, 1946 - Jan 27, 1947

Chronological correspondence between Artur Rodzinski (AR), Music Director, and Bruno Zirato (BZ), Associate Manager, and others,, regarding orchestra issues, program planning, soloists and other matters; AR letter to Charles Triller protesting choices of guest conductors for the following season by Executive Board disregarding AR's explicit recommendations; BZ letter to AR complaining about difficulty of scheduling neetings with him to discuss business matters; handwritten (AR) list of proposed soloists for next season; problems with proposed programs of guest conductors; Charles Munch proposed programs; sponsorship of Sunday radio broadcasts by U. S. Rubber; Problems associated with engagement of French composer-conductor Manuel Rosenthal; handwritten memos by AR; AR suggestions for guest conductors for 1947-48 season; Excessive fees requested by guest soloists; Dec 1946 letter from AR to BZ regarding proposed new three-year contract as Musical Director as recommended by Executive Committee, with terms still to be decided; Problems with Robert Shaw chorus for Honegger "Jeanne d' Arc"; Engagement of Westminster Choir for Honegger "Jeanne d'Arc"; LS-Floyd G. Blair, re orchestra article in Life Magazine; Single ticket sales statistics grouped by conductor; Problems with rehearsal schedules in Carnegie Hall;
Project Funder
  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
Rodzinski Correspondence, 23 Jan 1946 - 27 Jan 1947, Folder 1078-01-09, Music Director/Conductors Records, New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives.