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A Beethoven Bash in Kansas City
Article about the "four-day commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the death of Beethoven" by Maurice Peress, conductor of the Kansas City Philharmonic, "together with the Nelson Art Museum."
A Century of Missouri Music
References and descriptions in the book to and about Carl Busch, classical music composer and conductor and founder of the first Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra starting in 1887, born in Denmark in...
A Pop Concert from a TV Studio
Description of the first television broadcast of the orchestra, done on three local stations from the WDAF-TV studios.
Photo and biographical description of Savino Rendina, an 81-year-old retired "violinist, pianist and French horn player" residing at 4242 54th Street Terrace. Also "one of the original members of the Kansas...
Can the 'Phil' Fill Up the Starlight or Drain It?
[C]ritical look at the scene of possibilities in joining the Philharmonic and the outdoor theater.
Partial body pose identified as Mrs. Harry (Christine) F. Montgomery, chairman of the Women's Committee of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra for 1960-61. Location not given.
Informal, seated view of Mrs. Harry (Christine) F. Montgomery, president of the Women's Committee of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra in the early 1960s.
Informal, partial body pose identified as Mrs. Harry (Christine) F. Montgomery. She was chairman of the Women's Committee of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra in the early 1960s.
From the Ashes. ..
Article about the new symphony orchestra born "from the ashes" of the defunct Philharmonic..
Obituary of Hans Schwieger, the German-born conductor of the Kansas City Philharmonic (ca. 1907-2000) Orchestra from 1948 to 1971 and conductor of "many major orchestras in this country, including the...
Seated pose of Hans Schwieger, musical director and conductor of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra. Location no given.
Portrait of Hans Schwieger, conductor of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra.
Portrait of Kansas City Philharmonic conductor Hans Schwieger.
Portrait of Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra conductor Hans Schwieger.
Hans Schwieger: 15 Years of Achievement
Profile of Hans Schwieger and his musical career beginning in Germany.
How the Symphony Made It
Story of the transition from the Kansas City Philharmonic to the Kansas City Symphony in the early 1980s.
How to Save an Orchestra
Article describing the possible "death throes" of the Philharmonic following criticism from "the city's Performing Arts Foundation."
Kansas City Orchestra Gives Rossini Oratorio
Announcement of performers of classical works, as well as the "annual free Katz Drug Company concert" presenting the "Kansas City Philharmonic and Eddie Fisher, soloist. ..--a badly chosen combination."...
Kansas City Philharmonic Celebrates Anniversaries
Celebration by the Philharmonic of "two important anniversaries--the 25th year since its founding by Karl Krueger, and the tenth year of Hans Schwieger's conductorship."
Kansas City Philharmonic Gives Opening Concerts
Article about Hans Schwieger's return "from guest assignments in Europe," and upcoming concerts of the orchestra.
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