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1933-34 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 3), Jun 6, 1933 - Jan 31, 1934

- Toscanini, Arturo refuses to attend Bayreuth Music Festival - Jewish and "Non-Aryan" artists expelled from Germany including Otto Klemperer and Bruno Walter - German radio ban on Toscanini's works is ended - Concert reviews and announcements, 92nd season 1933-34 - Famous individuals exiled from Germany arrive in New York, including Bruno Walter - Bruno Walter opens Philharmonic season with Beethoven-Brahms program - Leonard Liebling, music critic, engaged as broadcaster for the Sunday afternoon Philharmonic concerts; He is later replaced by Lawrence Gilman - Wanda Toscanini marries Vladimir Horowitz - Bruno Walter conducts Mahler Symphony No.1 - Philharmonic performs Handel's "Concerto Grosso" with Bruno Walter as both conductor and harpsichordist - Elsa Alsen, Paul Althouse, Artur Schnabel, and Mishel Piastro announced as soloists - New York premiere of Randall Thompson's "Second Symphony, in E minor" - Orchestras pay tribute to Tchaikovsky in honor of the fortieth anniversary of his death; All-Tchaikovsky program - New York premiere of David Smith's "1929 - A Satire" - Grete Stueckgold, Carl Friedberg, Josef Lhévinne, and Alfred Spalding are soloists with the orchestra - All-French program - Schelling, Ernest and Walter, Bruno give opinions on classical radio broadcasts - Hans Lange takes over temporary direction of the orchestra - Christmas program is presented with assistance from the New York University Glee Club - New York premiere of Nikolai Lopatnikoff's "Symphony No.1" - Toscanini returns to the New York Philharmonic; Begins Beethoven cycle - Young People's Concert broadcast to France for the first time; Lily Pons among guests of honor - Toscanini received a gift from the Jewish National Fund of America - Harry Harkness Flagler and Hellen Huntington Hull (Mrs. Vincent Astor) lead public drive for funding to close the deficit
Project Funder
  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1933-34 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 3), 6 Jun 1933 - 31 Jan 1934, Folder 555-022-01, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.