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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.

Temporary Exhibit | RCA Radios Through the Ages

Temporary Exhibit | RCA Radios Through the Ages

  Radio Through the Ages: a temporary exhibit for World Radio Day Visit the Sarnoff Collection on Sunday, Feb.18 at 1:30 for a guided tour of Empire of the Air: RCA Radio in the 20th Century, a temporary exhibit for World Radio Day. Come to learn about the progression of radio technology through the ages,… Continue Reading

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