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1939 Stadium Scrapbook (Part 1 of 3), Dec 14, 1938 - Jun 30, 1939

- 22nd Season of Lewisohn Stadium Concerts featuring the New York Philhamonic-Symphony Orchestra - Conductors include Barbirolli, Damrosch, Reiner, Kurtz, O'Connell, Smallens, Kostelanetz, Hilsberg, Leinsdorf, Weissmann, van Hoogstraten, Freccia - Soloists include Rubinstein, Heifetz, Spalding, Hofmann, Pons, Virovai - Stadium Concerts season expands to 10 weeks to accomodate World's Fair attendees - Walter Damrosch and Albert Spalding to plays opening Stadium Concert - Discount tickets offered for members of 178 business and professional firms - Mayor Fiorello La Guardia conducts national anthem at opening night at the Stadium - Violinist Albert Spalding appears at opening Stadium concert for fifth time - Walter Damrosch conducts at Lewisohn Stadium for the first time - Massimo Freccia conducts for two weeks at Lewisohn Stadium - Pianist Josef Hofmann plays Beethoven's "Emperor" Concerto at Lewisohn Stadium to large crowd followed by a series of encores - Verdi's Aida with Rosa Tentoni played at Lewisohn Stadium
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1939 Stadium Scrapbook (Part 1 of 3), 14 Dec 1938 - 30 Jun 1939, Folder 555-032-01, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.