Koussevitzky


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United States conductor (born in Russia) who was noted for performing the works of contemporary composers (1874-1951)

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(4.) See Aaron Copland, "Serge Koussevitzky and the American Composer." Musical Quarterly 30, no.
Schuman's completed concerto score was sent to Koussevitzky for his review in late 1947, around the same time Dushkin had invited Schuman to come to New York's Town Hall to hear him play.
3, dated "Viola Mitchell--London 1936." (14) However, for the years after 1932-33, an article in the New York Times dated 28 October 1934 states: "Viola Mitchell, 21 year-old American violinist, due to arrive in this country last week, will make her American debut this season." (15) (Note that this implies a discrepancy in Mitchell's age--but adjustments in age for young virtuosos is nothing new.) Likewise, a review of her 1935 concert with the Boston Symphony under Koussevitzky, (16) her recital in New York in 1936, (17) and her name listed in radio broadcasts in the later 1930s, (18) also published in the New York Times, suggest that Mitchell may have returned to the U.S.
Paris was musically rich: we heard not only the French musicians but, constantly, artists from all over the world (few weeks after my arrival the Czech Philharmonic with Rafael Kubelik and Pierre Fournier gave a great performance of Dvorak's Cello concerto), Furtwangler, Kleiber, Koussevitzky, many orchestras (Vaclav Talich was on the program of the Societe des Concerts but did not come).
Harold Meek's induction into professional horn playing came through playing at the Berkshire Music Center in 1941 and 1942, mostly first horn, and gaining the attention of conductor Serge Koussevitzky, who invited him to join his orchestra, but could not secure funding.
While attending The New England Conservatory of Music, she studied opera with the late Boris Goldovsky and on several occasions played cello and viola at Symphony Hall Boston with The Boston Symphony Orchestra and conductor Serge Koussevitzky.
Several prominent conductors--Howard Hanson in Rochester, Lawrence Morton in Los Angeles, and, most importantly, Serge Koussevitzky in Boston--gave strong support to young American composers.
World Premiere: Boston, Massachusetts, April 9, 1948; Boston Symphony Orchestra; conductor, Serge Koussevitzky; artist, Eleanor Steber.
Among the many organizations that have bestowed honors on him are the American Academy of Arts and Letters (Academy Award, Ives Scholarship), the Guggenheim, Fromm, Koussevitzky, and Barlow Foundations, the Kennedy Center (first prize in the Friedheim Awards), the National Endowment for the Arts, and the state of Maryland (four Individual Artist Awards).
Some of Stock's most famous colleagues, including Eugene Ormandy, Serge Koussevitzky, Wilhelm Furtwangler, and especially Hermann Scherchen, also conducted Myaskovsky (pp.
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Serge Koussevitzky" (Urania CD 4253); "Frederic Chopin: Piano Concerto No.
Entering the company of composers such as Britten and Bartok, Biscardi recently received a commission from the Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress, which will generate Summons, Visit and Grace for baritone and piano quintet.
Among the many organizations that have bestowed honors upon him are American Academy of Arts and Letters (Academy Award, Ives Scholarship), the Guggenheim, Fromm, Koussevitzky, and Barlow Foundations, the Kennedy Center (first prize in the Friedheim Awards), the National Endowment for the Arts, and the state of Maryland (four Individual Artist Awards).
It is not, as one might expect, part of that library's Schoenberg Collection, which consists almost entirely of correspondence; instead, it is part of the holdings of the Koussevitzky Music Foundation (not to be confused with the Serge Koussevitzky Archive there), which commissioned this piece as it did so very many others.
Others, such as Nadia Boulanger, Walter Piston, Serge Koussevitzky, and Dimitri Mitropoulos, transmitted Mahler's music and ideas about it through their teaching and conducting.