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1929 Stadium Scrapbook (Part 1 of 2), Mar 21, 1929 - Jul 31, 1929

- Reviews on the 12th season of the Stadium Concerts - Willem Van Hoogstraten to continue role as conductor of the Philharmonic-Society Orchestra for the Stadium Concerts with Albert Coates as guest conductor - Van Hoogstraten conducts the orchestra of Baden-Baden in his one guest engagement abroad before returning to the US for the Stadium Concert season - Management of Stadium Concerts Inc. issues an appeal for the support of the Stadium Concerts in anticipation of a large budget and out of a desire to maintain the popular prices of attendance - Poem by Blanche Oelrichs, published under her nom de plume, Michael Strange, "Impressions on Hearing Beethoven's Fifth Symphony at the New York Stadium" - American works emphasized during the 12th Stadium Season - Arthur Judson describes the siginificant impact weather can have on the yearly deficit of the Stadium Concerts - Profile of Minnie Guggenheimer, chairwoman of the Stadium Concerts - Brahms' First Symphony is featured on the opening program - Adolph Lewisohn's 80th birthday - Three American works, Gershwin's "An American in Paris," Profesor Edward Burlingame Hill's "Symphony in B flat," and Bloch's rhapsody, "America" are performed at the Stadium for the first time - Stadium Concerts start indoors due to rain - Stadium Concert stops due to distrubance caused by advertising plane - Beethoven's Ninth Symphony performed during Stadium Concerts - Cornelius Van Vliet, first cellist for ten years, resigns in order to concertize more extensively - Philharmonic musicians sign petition of the New York American League to lower income taxes for musicians - Van Hoogstraten shares his opinions on radio broadcasts - Profile of Albert Coates - Coates, Albert wins ovation during stadium debut, guest conductor - Hall Johnson Choir sings spirituals at Stadium Concerts - A Neglected Master: Henry Purcell - Coates conducts his own composition during Stadium Concert
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1929 Stadium Scrapbook (Part 1 of 2), 21 Mar 1929 - 31 Jul 1929, Folder 555-012-01, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.