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1977-78 Scrapbook (Part 2 of 3), Jan 1, 1978 - Mar 31, 1978

- Conductor Thomas Schippers dies at age 47 - System installed at NYP Promenade Concerts to allow rugs or tables to be placed at the orchestra level without removing the seats - New Years' Eve concert conducted by Kostelanetz with soprano Ruth Welting - Bernstein returns to conduct NYP in New York premiere of his song cycle Songfest - Comparison of the composing styles of Lukas Foss and Bernstein - Byron Belt finds the NYP performing at its best even when compared with visiting orchestras playing their best programs - Vladimir Horowitz plays Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 with NYP on January 8, making his first appearance with symphony orchestra in twenty-five years, and marking the fiftieth anniverary of his U.S. debut - Profiles of conductors Rafael Kubelik and Calvin Simmons - NYP Phone Festival on radio station WQXR begins February 23 - An article on TV bringing Lincoln Center performances to a wide audience with resulting benefits - Prospective Encounters concerts,which present new works in an informal setting, are presented in the Great Hall of Cooper Union - NYT columnist Harold C. Schoenberg, criticizing redistribution of Federal funds to support musical organizations at the state and local levels, argues against reducing level of funding for cultural organizations - Leighton Kerner dicusses the differences between Mahler and Bruckner
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1977-78 Scrapbook (Part 2 of 3), 1 Jan 1978 - 31 Mar 1978, Folder 555-137-02, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.