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Archive for July 17, 2014

New York Philharmonic Remembers Maazel

Lorin Maazel conducting the Philharmonic in Central Park

In the summer of 1943, Lorin Maazel could be found conducting the Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra at Lewisohn Stadium on the campus of City College of New York. Other conductors on the summer series included Fritz Reiner, Andre Kostelanetz, Morton Gould, and Antal Dorati. Maazel was 13 years old.