from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Damrosch, Leopold 1832-1885. German-born American musician who was the first to conduct Wagnerian opera at New York's Metropolitan Opera House. His son Walter Johannes Damrosch (1862-1950) continued the tradition, introducing Wagner's works throughout the United States.


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  • But it does not require the use of union labor for events that take place on the plaza or surrounding areas, such as Damrosch Park, in the southwest corner of the plaza, where Fashion Week will pitch its tents.

    Ugly Battle Brewing Over Fashion Week

  • On Friday, Sarah East Johnson , the artistic director of the OBIE Award-winning, all-female, acrobatic dance-theater ensemble LAVA, opted for Big Apple Circus's "Dream Big," which runs under the big top at Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park through Jan. 8.

    Curtain Raisers: A Future for Circus in the Balance

  • But because the evening's head count reached 1,100, the dinner was moved to a tent adjacent to the David Koch theater at Lincoln Center in Damrosch Park.

    A Ballet With a Little Help From a Friend

  • He said Carnegie urged him to return the next year, and he kept in touch with Damrosch, who would later ask to host the New York premiere of Tchaikovsky's "Symphony No. 6."

    Opening Night, Before It Was Carnegie Hall

  • [But] one of the big factors that's not talked about so much was that Walter Damrosch [musical director of the Oratorio Society and the New York Symphony Society] had been a devotee of Tchaikovsky.

    Opening Night, Before It Was Carnegie Hall

  • Shortly thereafter, Mr. Francesconi said, Damrosch received a parcel with that score in the mail.

    Opening Night, Before It Was Carnegie Hall

  • After a season of performing arts-related galas in the massive tent at Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park, American Ballet Theatre held its fall event amid the marble and gilded columns of the Plaza.

    Keeping in Step With ABT

  • Those for whom the term "Girl Group" conjures long-gone images of bouffant hairdos, crinoline and eyeliner might consider a visit on Saturday to the Damrosch Park bandshell, where Lincoln Center will continue its Out of Doors concert series.

    You Would Sing Too If It Happened to You

  • This performance, from Lincoln Center's Out of Doors series, took place in Damrosch Park.

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  • On Wednesday, Richard Robbins will take his two daughters, Ava, who is 5 years old, and Ella, who is 3, to the Damrosch Park Bandshell, where they will join the British singer-songwriter Billy Bragg and an anticipated crowd of 5,000 in a giant sing-along.

    Singing a Song for All


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