MUSIC: Philharmonic Freshman

With the quick, precise steps of a dancing master, a stocky, dark-haired little man hurried last week across the stage of Carnegie Hall, climbed the podium, bowed to the packed house with such vehemence as to send his hair awry. It was a night of nervousness and novelty. It was the first performance of the Philharmonic's 95th season. It was the first time in ten years that the season patrons could not look forward to a single concert under their beloved Conductor Arturo Toscanini. It was the first time that John Barbirolli,...

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