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1950 Stadium Scrapbook, Mar 23, 1950 - Mar 16, 1951

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  • Communications/Public Relations
  • Press Clippings
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  • 1950 Stadium Scrapbook
  • Mar 23, 1950 - Mar 16, 1951
- Stadium Concerts televised for the first time - Albert Spalding making final public appearance as solo violinist in the Beethoven Violin Concerto - New backdrop installed for Stadium Concerts - Encore by Albert Spalding of the first movement of his Sonata for Violin Solo - Successful Debut of 14-year-old soprano Anna Maria Alberghetti - Mischa Elman plays Bruch and Tchaikovsky Violin Concertos - Annual Gershwin night with Oscar Levant - First television broadcast of a stadium concert. featuring violinist Nathan Milstein - Debut of conductor Eleazar de Carvalho - Problems with acoustics at Lewisohn Stadium - Kurt Weill Memorial Concert - Photography contest held during Stadium Concert, prizes include season passes, records - Strong criticism of Gershwin's Piano Concerto by composer/critic Virgil Thomson - Gershwin night at the Stadium - High praise for concert conducted by Pierre Monteu with Claudio Arrau as soloist - Rodgers and Hammerstein night at the Stadium - Shortening season of concerts at Lewisohn Stadium by one week due to shortage of fund because of reduced attendance and bad weather which forced cancellation of five concerts - Appeal for funds for Stadium Concerts due to deficit of \$100,000. - Sam A. Lewisohn dies at age 65.
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