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1955-56 Scrapbook, Extra Materials, May 1, 1955 - Apr 30, 1956

- Campaign to keep Carnegie Hall from closing begins - Construction for Lincoln Square begins - David M. Keiser elected Philharmonic President - Richard Rodgers makes New York Philharmonic conducting debut - Philharmonic returns for 26th Radio Year - Mitropoulos named Music Director for 1956-57 - Tong Il Han makes debut at 14. - Philharmonic celebrates Jean Sibelius's 90th birthday with "Sibelius Week" - Death of Concert Pianist, Carl Friedberg - Death of NY Times Music Critic Olin Downes - Death of Conductor Erich Kleiber - Carlos Chavez returns to conduct Philharmonic - Arthur Judson resigns as Philharmonic Manager, Bruno Zirato named Philharmonic Manager - Jews in New York Philharmonic - Brochure, "300 Year of Music in New York City" - Article, "Air-Borne Philharmonic," by Howard Taubman, Town and Country, 1955 - Article, "Sibelius, Today and Tomorrow," by Olin Downes, Saturday Review, August 1955, on the occasion of the composers 90th birthday - Programs available to children in New York City - The Philharmonic play Leon KIrchner's Piano Concerto, article by Jay S. Harrison in the New York Herald Tribune, 24 February 1956, tyewritten copy - Thanks to Walter, article by Howard Taubman in The New York Times, celebrating performances of Mozart music at the Metropolitan Opera and New York Philharmonic conducted by Bruno Walter, in honor of the Mozart Bicentennial - Article, "Over a Century of Service to Music," Steinway News, May 1956 - Article in The New York Times about black instrumentalists attempt to get into major ensembles - Responses to Howard Taubman's article in The New York Times criticizing the Nw York Philharmonic and conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos, 11 and 20 May 1956 - Reviews of New York Philharmonic programs in Edinburgh and in London, October 1955 - Mitropoulos conducts Puccini's Manon Lescaut a the Metropolitan Opera to enthusiastic reviews - Dimitri Mitropoulos 60th Birthday - Repeat in this file of selected concert review from previous files for 1955-56
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1955-56 Scrapbook, Extra Materials, 1 May 1955 - 30 Apr 1956, Folder 555-067-03, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.