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1977-78 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 3), Sep 1, 1977 - Jan 3, 1978

-New Mobile Sounds Reinforcement System for the Metropolitan Opera/New York Philharmonic Orechestra Park Series -Orchestra plays a series of concerts dedicated to black composers -The Stylistic Range of Black Composers -Concert Announcements and Reviews for 1977 Season -Leopoild Stokowski dies of heart attack at Age 95 -Stokowski Tribute Concert -Sanford Allen soloist in Cordero Violin Concerto prior to leaving the orchestra for solo career -The four 1978 Avery Fsher award winners for perform as soloists with NYP -Interview with Zubin Mehta as he prepares to become music director -Mehta, and NYP peform on PBS's "Live From Lincoln Center:" with soloist Shirley Verrett -Alan Rich review in New York Magazine criticizes the unvenness of the concert -Avery Fisher receives Albert Gallatin Medal of New York University -World premiere of Flute Concerto by Andrew Imbrie played by NYP with principal flutist Julius Baker as soloist -Strike by American Guild of Musical Artists, which represents the Camerata Singers , necessitates NYP replacing Schubert Mass with a symphony on the program -NYP performs world premiere of Deja Vu by Michael Colgrass -1977-78 NYP season concerts led by guest condtuctors, between Boulez and Mehta directorships -Beverly Sills hosts NYP Young People's Concert - New York State Council on the Arts and its director Kitty Carlisle Hart, on funding issues in NYT article -Lincoln Center asks PBS to split funds that it helps to raise on live TV -Alan Rich rates the Top Ten American orchestras -Loren Maazel conducts NYP in first New York peformance of Jacob Druckman's Chiaroscuro -Bernstein receives the Handel Medallion, New York City's highest cultural award -Thomas Stacy, NYP English horn player, performs world premiere of Vincent Persichetti's Concerto for English Horn and Strings with the orchestra -Bernstein leads the NYP in New York premiere of Lukas Foss' American Cantata -World premiere of John Corigliano's Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra with NYP principal clarinetist Stanley Drucker as soloist -Harold C. Schoenberg asks in NYT article if composers can regain their audiences by moving away from serialism -Bernstein looks at Bernstein in an extensive NYT interview -Mayor-elect Ed Kock has commitment to NYC cultural development but his ideas are criticized in NYT article -Bernstein conducts New York premiere of his Songfest -Review of the first part of the musical season in NYT by Harold C. Schoenberg -Article in NYT on the future of the National Endowments for Arts and Humanities -Conductor Thomas Schippers dies at age 47
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1977-78 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 3), 1 Sep 1977 - 3 Jan 1978, Folder 555-140-01, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives.