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1929-30 Scrapbook (Part 2 of 3), Nov 15, 1929 - Feb 24, 1930

- Mengelberg takes over as condctor of the Philharmonic while Toscanini is away - New York Philharmonic discontinues concerts in Baltimore - Albert Spalding appears as soloist with Philharmonic - Plan for an expanded season of children's educational concerts led by Ernest Schelling - Suzanne Walsh, six years old, wins prize as orchestra critic. Presented by Toscanini. - World premiere of Zoltan Kodaly's "Sommerabend" - New York debut of Eugene Goosens's "Sinfonietta" - Toscanini leads New York Philharmonic in "Funeral March" in honor of the late Cosima Wagner - Toscanini angered by lengthy audience applause - Dissatisfaction among subscribers over the choice of works Toscanini elects to conduct. Criticism over lack of American composers being featured - Erich Kleiber to conduct under Toscanini - Love letter sent by Napolean Bonaparte to Josephine de Beauharnais was brought to New York by Vincent Vanni of the New York Philharmonic - Toscanini, guest conductor during Wagner Festival
Project Funder
  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1929-30 Scrapbook (Part 2 of 3), 15 Nov 1929 - 24 Feb 1930, Folder 555-013-02, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.