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1946-47 Scrapbook (Part 2 of 3), Feb 1, 1947 - Mar 2, 1947

- Rodzinski rejects long term contract amid conflict with Judson - Prior to his resignation and its subsequent acceptance, Rodzinski was appointed conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Stokowski conducts works by Russian composers; Eugene List is soloist on Shostakovich concerto - Philharmonic's guest conductors voice their support for Arthur Judson - Early discussions of a possible Summer tour of Europe under Stokowski; no plans ever materialized - Serge Koussevitsky sues publisher of an unauthorized biography of himself - Artur Rodzinski accepts the Philharmonic Society's second settlement offer after turning down an initial offer of \$39,000 over the early termination of Dr. Rodzinski's contract - Rodzinski on the cover of TIME magazine - French Ward publicly questions the veracity of Artur Rodzinski's charges against Judson - The News-Free Press accepts questions from the public for a city-wide interview with Leopold Stokowski; the 10 questons deemed to be of most interest to the general public will be passed on to Mr. Stokowoski - Interview with Artur Rodzinski on his plans for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Bruno Walter gives impressive performance of Mahler's Fifth Symphony - Bruno Walter appointed conductor and Orchestra Advisor - Mitropoulos, Munch, Stokowski, and Szell appointed guest conductors - Four finalists chosen in the YPC soloist competition - Stokowski, Ormandy, Munch, and Mitropoulos named conductors for the 1947 Spring Tour; Helen Traubel is named as the lone soloist on the tour as part of an all-Wagner program - Walter Hendl to conduct concert by veterans for veterans in hospitals; Proceeds to aid the establishement of a fund to benefit Veterans Administration hospitals in New York State - Hortense Monath is soloist in performance of Mozart's "Coronation" concerto - Jesus Maria Sanroma makes his regular season debut as soloist with the Philharmonic - Walter Hendl to conduct his first regularly scheduled programs with the orchestra after being a short-notice replacement in his first two conducting appearances - World Premiere of Peter Menin's "Symphony No.3," conducted by Hendl - Rudolph Ganz conducts the fourth YPC of the season, including a presentation of "Rumpelstilsken" from the "Fairy-tale" Symphony by 15-year-old American prodigy, Philippa Duke Shuyler
Project Funder
  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1946-47 Scrapbook (Part 2 of 3), 1 Feb 1947 - 2 Mar 1947, Folder 555-052-01, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.