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1957-58 Scrapbook (Part 2 of 3), Jun 1, 1957 - Aug 31, 1958

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  • 1957-58 Scrapbook (Part 2 of 3)
  • Jun 1, 1957 - Aug 31, 1958
- First concerts of the 1957 Season canceled due to labor negotiations - The Ford Foundation provides Cultural Grant of \$760,000 - Fifth Annual Musicians Workshop - Stanley Drucker appears as soloist at Stadium Concert, performing Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A (K. 622) conducted by Thomas Scherman - Musical America photo spread from July 1957, "Stravinsky at 75" - Philharmonic musicians William Bell, James Chambers, Saul Goodman, and Lewis van Haney participate in the Fifth Annual Musicians Workshop - "The Art of the Critic" written by Bruno Zirato, translated by Ray L. Arbizu - Francis Robinson, assistant manager of the Metropolitan Opera, pens biography of Enrico Caruso - Advertisements for performances of various chamber groups containing members of the Philharmonic - Bruno Zirato to retire in 1959 - Philharmonic cellist Mario Caiati leaving orchestra to devote full time to conducting and composing - Herald Tribune article on recently released Spanish music records, including Philharmonic record of de Falla compositions with Dimitri Mitropoulos conducting and pianist Robert Casadesus - Recording reviews and advertisements - In honor of the New York Philharmonic's 115th successive yar of concerts and its 50th year of recording for Columbia Records, Columbia gives sets of 55 Philharmonic recordings to circulating institutions in fifteen cities nation-wide - Olga Koussevitzky heads the Recording Guarantee Project of the American International Music Fund, to guarantee performance and recordings of nominated modern compositions - Article from the New York Times covering Stravinsky's Persephone; Philharmonic recording of the work conducted by the composer features Vera Zorina in title role, Westminster Choir, and Richard Robinson - Profile on Nannette Levi, concertmaster of the San Antonio Symphony Orchestra - CBS Radio wins top awards in 10 out of 17 competitive classes in Radio-Television Daily's All American Awards for 1957 - Philharmonic plans series of televised concerts in conjunction with producer Robert Saudek - Press about Bernstein's anticipated role as music director and the resignation of Mitropoulos - Westminster Choir receives award from National Federation of Music Clubs for accomplishing the most for American music abroad, following New York Philharmonic broadcast of Honegger's Jeanne d'Arc au Bucher - Profile on shipowner Basil Goulandris, who backed the Philharmonic during the 1955 European Tour - Profile on Minnie Guggenheimer - Concert announcements and reviews for the 1957 Stadium Concert Season - First concert of 1957 Stadium Concert Season is rained out - News from the Women's Metropolitan Golf Association's Tournament, in which Sophie Untermeyer, longtime support and staff member of the Philharmonic, was a competitor - David Ogilvy elected to Philharmonic Board of Directors - Profiles on Richard Rodgers - Philharmonic Symphony Ball - Coverage of labor negotiations regarding Philharmonic musicians' contracts - Bernstein is named Music Director of the Philharmonic - Van Cliburn awes Moscow audiences in Tchaikovsky International Piano and Violin Festival; details of his win and Time magazine cover - Bernstein announces informal Thursday night preview performances - Announcement of 1958-59 season soloists and programming - Danny Kaye appears as Philharmonic guest conductor - Composition competition held by George Gershwin Memorial Foundation in association with B'nal B'rith Hillel Foundations; Elliot Borishansky named winner with his composition Music for Orchestra, performed by Philharmonic under Bernstein in April of 1958 - David Broekman, conductor and former Philharmonic musician, dies at the age of 55 - Composer Jean Sibelius dies at 91 - Julia Steinway, Philharmonic board member, passes away at the age of 86 - Lytle Hull, real estate man and wife of Helen Huntington Hull, dies at 74
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
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1957-58 Scrapbook (Part 2 of 3), 1 Jun 1957 - 31 Aug 1958, Folder 555-072-01, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.