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1959-60 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 5), Jul 1, 1958 - Jul 7, 1959

- Dispute between musicians and NYP management threatening Russia tour is resolved. - NYP goes on 50 concert tour of Europe and Near East, including 18 concerts in Russia, conducted by musical director Leonard Bernstein and Thomas Schippers. - Reviews of peformances by NYP under Bernstein in Hartford, Boston, Providence, Washington - Berstein plans infomal preview subscription concerts on Thursday nights. - NYP under Bernstein peform four one hour programs on CBS-TV: the final movement of Beethoven"s Symphony No. 9, Jazz in Serious Music, The Infinite Variety of Music, and Humor in Music, and wins a Peabody Award - Bernstein coducts four Young People's Concerts televised live from Carnegie Hall - Recording of Mahler's Symphony No. 2 performed by NYP under Bruno Walter is released. - Articles in Look and Vogue magazines about and by Bernstein illustrate his growing mass appeal
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1959-60 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 5), 1 Jul 1958 - 7 Jul 1959, Folder 555-078-01, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.