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1936-37 Scrapbook (Part 2 of 4), Nov 28, 1936 - Jan 24, 1937

- Premiere of Mozart's B-flat major symphony - Judges in the Philharmonic's American Composers Contest announce they will withhold the five hundred dollar first place prize; Give honorable mention to Philip James for his overture, Bret Harte - Spanish cellist, Gaspar Cassado makes debut - New York Philharmonic celebrates 3250th concert - Barbirolli becomes New York Philharmonic Music Director; Signs three year contract - Ernest Schelling presents an English program for the first Young People's Concert in a Musical World-Tour series - Rudolf Serkin appears as soloist with the orchestra on Brahms' Concerto in D minor - World premiere of Philip James' Bret Harte Overture - Stravinsky composes new ballet, Jeu de cartes - Musical America story from December 25, 1936, "America's Notable Orchestras: The New York Philharmonic-Symphony" - World premiere of Anis Fuleihan's Symphony No. 1 - Barbirolli concludes his Philharmonic season - Igor Stravinsky, Guest Conductor - Profile of Igor Stravinsky - Carlos Chavez, Guest Conductor - Georges Enesco, Guest Conudctor - Balbina Brainina makes debut at Young People's Concert
Project Funder
  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1936-37 Scrapbook (Part 2 of 4), 28 Nov 1936 - 24 Jan 1937, Folder 555-026-02, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.