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1905 Nov 30 / Special / Damrosch

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  • Nov 30, 1905 / 2:30PM / Special / Carnegie Hall / Manhattan, NY
Exercises in Celebration of the Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Settlement of the Jews in the United States, 1655-1905. The musical programme is in charge of Dr. Frank Damrosch, assisted by members of the People's Choral Union, who have most courteously volunteered their services, and by the New York Syjmphony Orchestra. Mr. Frank L. Sealy at the Organ.

Prayer - Reverend Joseph Silverman, D.D., Rabbi Temple Emanu-El, New York City
Introduction - Jacob H. Schiff, Esq., Chairman of the Executive Committee
Address - Honorable Grover Cleveland
Kol Nidre
Address - Honorable Frank W. Higgins, Governor of the State of New York
Address - Honorable George B. McClellan, Mayor of the City of New York
Oration - Honorable Mayor Sulzberger
Address - The Right Reverend David H. Greer, D.D., Bishop Coadjutor of New York
Address - Reverend H. Pereira Mendes, D.D., Rabbi Spanish and Portugese Synagogue,
N.Y. City
Adon Olam
Chorus and Audience
Benediction - Reverend Rudolph Grossman, D.D., Rabbi Congregation Rodeph Sholom,
N.Y. City
A letter from the President of the United States will be read in the course of the proceedings. (NYT review: following Cleveland's address)
Project Funder
  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
Concert program, 30 Nov 1905, Program ID 10515, New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives.