File name: 09_03_000044
Title: Twentieth Programme
Creator/Contributor: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Date created: March 25, 1938
Physical description: music program
Summary: Peter and the Wolf’s United States premiere took place in Boston at Symphony Hall on March 25, 1938. Subtitled “An Orchestral Fairy Tale for C hildren,” the piece featured narrator Richard Hale, a film actor best known for his villainous roles. In the March 26 review of the performance in the Boston Globe, the music critic noted that the “music is sleek and ingenious, pointing up the story with unerring humor.”
Location: Boston Public Library, Music Department
Rights: Rights status not evaluated.