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1929 Stadium Scrapbook (Part 2 of 2), Jul 27, 1929 - Sep 15, 1929

- Verdi's "Requiem" is played at Stadium Concerts - Stadium musicians petition for one day off a week - Albert Coates conducts own composition during Stadium Concert - Beethoven's Ninth Symphony performed during Stadium Concerts - Denishawn Dancers appear at Stadium Concert - Coates adds Ralph Vaughan Williams: "A London Symphony", to Stadium repertoire - Van Hoogstraten conducts Lincoln School Orchestra at Columbia University - Albert Coates tells the story of how he met Tchaikovsky at the age of 6 - Hans Lange fills in for the indisposed Anis Fuleihan to conduct the orchestra during the performance of Ruth St. Denis, Ted Shawn, and the Denishawns. - Praise for the Hall Johnson Choir - Eugene Ormandy makes Stadium debut - American Opera Company singers perform with Eugene Ormandy conducting - Coates concludes three week tenure, Van Hoogstraten returns - Singing and Playing, The Magazine of Musical Life - George Gershwin conducts own composition, "An American in Paris," his debut in the role of concert conductor; also takes on the role of soloist - Stadium Concerts end season with a "Request" program chosen by the audience - Closing summaries of the stadium season - Anna Duncan dances in the last sepcial attraction of the stadium season - Good weather helps 1929 to become best attended Stadium Concert season - Customary throwing of straw mats at the final summer concert - Bust of Albert Coates by Joseph Hovell is presented to the conductor after his final stadium concert - Van Hoogstraten shares his opinions on radio broadcasts - Coates praises America's musical growth in Musical America piece
Project Funder
  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1929 Stadium Scrapbook (Part 2 of 2), 27 Jul 1929 - 15 Sep 1929, Folder 555-012-02, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.