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1932-33 Scrapbook (Part 2 of 3), Nov 8, 1932 - Feb 5, 1933

- The Philharmonic begins its Concert Series for children under the direction of Ernest Schelling - Premiere of Bernard Wagenaar's Symphony No. 2 - Toscanini announces special Beethoven-Wagner program to conclude his first 8-week period of the season with the orchestra. The concert features Elsa Alsen, soprano, and Paul Althouse, tenor, as soloists. - Brooklyn socialites organize the Brooklyn Committee of the Philharmonic-Symphony Society - Rene Pollian faints after exhaustive performance of Bossi's Intermezzi Goldoniani - Olin Downes, music critic, and John Erskine, president of Juilliard, appear as piano soloists for the first of the advanced series of concerts for children and young people - Issay Dobrowen's debut concert as Guest Conductor for New York Philharmonic - Dobrowen conducts first Norwegian Work for the New York Philharmonic - Eunice Norton makes Philharmonic debut as soloist under Issay Dobrowen - Rachmaninoff is added to the list of soloists for the New York Philharmonic during the 1932-33 Season - Philharmonic commemorates fifth anniversary of the MacDowell colony - Children attending the Philharmonic's Young People's Concerts are organized in a campaign for funds to aid the MacDowell colony - Orchestra performs Edward MacDowell's Indian Suite as part of festival concert to honor Peterboro celebration - Lucrezia Bori is soloist for children's concert - Dobrowen appears in Baltimore for the first time, conducting the New York Philharmonic - New York Philharmonic announces that it will discontinue its annual concert series in Baltimore and Philadelphia following the current season - Bruno Walter reassumes direction of the Philharmonic - Bruno Walter leads Philharmonic debut of Strauss' Schlagobers - Philharmonic debut of Reger's Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Beethoven - Lotte Lehmann is soloist at Pension Fund Concert - Philharmonic suspends out-of-town concerts following the current season - Philharmonic marks Semi-Centennial of Wagner's Death - Toscanini to conduct Beethoven cycle
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
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1932-33 Scrapbook (Part 2 of 3), 8 Nov 1932 - 5 Feb 1933, Folder 555-020-02, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.

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