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1957 Stadium Scrapbook, Apr 2, 1957 - Aug 31, 1957

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  • Communications/Public Relations
  • Press Clippings
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  • 1957 Stadium Scrapbook
  • Apr 2, 1957 - Aug 31, 1957
- New York Philharmonic celebrates the 40th Stadium Season - Three Concertos in Stadium Program - Ballet incorporated in Stadium Concerts - Programs honor: Gershwin, Brahms, and Rachmaninoff - Louis Armstrong, 57th Birthday - Operating deficit of \$100,000 expected - Stadium debuts for Markevitch, Villa-Lobos, Fracht, Kiepura, Sebastian, Eggerth, Drucker, Marais and Miranda, Lympany, Slenczynska, Tebaldi - Julius Rudel to conduct five concerts, the most alloted for any Stadium Concerts conductor - Fracht, ex-boxer, to be introduced as the new American conductor of the season - Sthel Merman is the official New York Festival's hostess, which include Stadium Concerts - Renata Tebaldi will get a police escort from Penn Station to Lewisohn Stadium for last-minute rehearsal - New York State Offers Tourists Many May-June Events - Mike Wallace to interview Minnie Guggenheimer - Mayor Wagner proclaims Stadium Concerts Week during week of June 17 - Minnie Guggenheimer receives illuminated scroll of proclamation from the mayor - Flexible ticket options and discounts for Stadium Concerts subscribers offered - Programming Trends: Stadium Stresses the Vocal - New York Convention and Visitor's Bureau publishes Stadium Concerts in a new publication "Calendar of Quarterly Events" - Four business firms to sponsor one concert each - Music for Everybody - Situation Wanted - We Want Minnie - Opening night rained out - Over 15 million people have enjoyed Stadium Concerts since their inception - Leopold Busch's new violin stolen from locker after rehearsal - Austrian ambassador to the U.N. and Austrian Consul-General in New York to attend Viennese Night - First ever children's concerto to be given on July 30, 1957 - Albert Fracht is the first conductor of Southern orchestra at Stadium Concerts - Louis Armstrong Fan Club and Book of the Month Club attend Stadium Concerts - National Federation of Music Clubs publication feature Camera Night winner - Miscellaneous newspaper headers, fragments on pp. 83 - 93
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1957 Stadium Scrapbook, 2 Apr 1957 - 31 Aug 1957, Folder 555-063-04, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.

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