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1954-55 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 3), May 1, 1954 - May 31, 1955

- John Corigliano and Lenard Rose heard at Newport Festival in Augut 1954 - Review of Bruno Zirato's "Recollections of Caruso" - Philharmonic concert celebrating the Columba Univesity Bicentenial conductd by Stokwski -Announcement of Leventritt Award Competition - Miscellaneous articles about social life and atiities of board members and other people associated with the Philharmonic - Death of Wilhelm Furtwangler, esteemed and controversial conductor - Plans for 1955 European Tour including appearances at Edinburgh Festival - 1955 Cross-Country Tour (U.S.) wth conductors Dimitri Mitropoulos and Guido Cantellii - Subsidization of Philharmonic appearances in Athens on October 1 and 2 1955 by philanthropist Basil Peter Goulandris - Bruno Walter Looks Back on 60 Years of Music, article by Jay S. Harrison in the Herld Tribune - Pierre Monteux at 80 - Illness of Guido Cantelli at concert January 20, 1955; remainder conducted by Franco Autori - Thoma Schippers, age 24, engaged to conduct at the Metropolitan Opera, following highly acclaimed e-debut concrts with the Philharmonic - Friends of the Philharmoic attend rehearsal featuring conductor George Szell and pianist Claudio Arrau - Mitropouos conducts Strauss' Salome in his sensational debut at the Metropoiliatn Opera with soprano Chritel Goltz - Article, "Another Part of the Forest," by Dimitri Mitropoulos, Musical Courier - Marian Anderson debuts at the Met in Un Ballo in Maschera conducted by Mitropoulos - the first African-Americn singer to appear on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera and her first appearance on a stage - Mitrooulos conduct the Berlioz Requiem with chorus and orchestra at the University of Iowa - World Premiere of Ramiro Cortés' Sinfonia Sacra; Cortés won the tenth annual Gershwin Memorial Award, and part of his prize was it being performed by the NYP
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1954-55 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 3), 1 May 1954 - 31 May 1955, Folder 555-065-01, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives.

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