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Public Lecture | Arturo Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra

Public Lecture | Arturo Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra

In 1937, famed Italian composer Arturo Toscanini came out of retirement to conduct the newly formed NBC Symphony Orchestra at the behest of RCA’s chairman, David Sarnoff. This talk by the Sarnoff Collection curator will trace the history of Toscanini’s time with NBC, show some of the Toscanini artifacts we have in the collection, and will explain how it is that the Sarnoff came to possess the maestro’s house keys. 

October 25, 1:30 pm
This Zoom lecture is free, but pre-registration is required. Click here to register.

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