Music: Anniversary

On Nov. 16, 1900, the Philadelphia Orchestra gave its first public concert. With it appeared as soloist Ossip Gabrilowitsch, brilliant young Russian pianist, then making his first U.S. tour. Last week the same orchestra, the same soloist were heard again in Manhattan. Because he felt himself a comparative newcomer, Leopold Stokowski handed his stick to Concertmaster Thaddeus Rich who, a better conductor than most concertmasters, led the first number. Then Mr. Gabrilowitsch, a more mature and no less brilliant artist than he was 25 years ago, sonorously assisted in interpreting the...

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