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1958-59 Scrapbook (Part 3 of 5), Jul 6, 1958 - Jul 31, 1959

- Union dispute ahead of 1959 tour results in raise for musicians - 25 years of concert series' sponsorship by the Junior League of Springfield, Mass. recognized - 29th Symphony Series at Bushnell Memorial Hall; hall is repaired and refurbished - Philharmonic announces that Bernstein will conduct "informal" Thursday night concerts in the upcoming season, to mixed reactions from subscribers - Ford Motor Co. sponsors a series of one-hour telecasts of Philharmonic concerts on CBS during the 1958-59 season - NBC wins seven Peabody Awards, including one for TV Musical Entertainment for "Lincoln Presents Leonard Bernstein and N.Y. Philharmonic" - Bernstein's Young People's Concerts begin telecasting on CBS - Record releases and reviews - YPC broadcast wins Edison Foundation's Mass Media Award; nominated for Emmy for Best Public Service Program - The Philharmonic performs at Madison Square Garden with pianist Van Cliburn for an audience of 18,000 high school students - Tour of Europe and the Near East: concert reviews from Paris - West Side Story reviews in U.S. and London - Bernstein recognized for "outstanding contribution to serious music on television" by Sylvania TV Awards - Bernstein recognized by America-Israel Cultural Foundation - Bernstein participates in Harry S. Truman 75th birthday celebration telecast
Project Funder
  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1958-59 Scrapbook (Part 3 of 5), 6 Jul 1958 - 31 Jul 1959, Folder 555-077-01, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.