Ford Sunday Evening Hour Orchestra

Ford Sunday Evening Hour Orchestra

The Ford Sunday Evening Hour was an hour-long concert music radio series, sponsored by the Ford Motor Company, which was broadcast from 1934 to 1946, with a hiatus from 1942 to 1945. Later known as The Ford Symphony Hour, the program presented selections of classical music, hymns, popular ballads and well-known arias.

The series featured a rotation of different conductors, including Victor Kolar, Fritz Reiner, Wilfred Pelletier and John Barbirolli. Soloists included soprano Kirsten Flagstad, tenor Thomas Hayward, Helen Jepson, contralto Gladys Swarthout, tenor Richard Tauber, baritone John Charles Thomas (a 1936-37 regular) and Lawrence Tibbett.


Ford Sunday Evening Hour Orchestra Discography

Instruments & Performance

IPA-502 Chopin* / Beethoven* / Hofmann* Chopin* / Beethoven* / Hofmann* - Piano Concerto No. 1 In E Minor, Op.11(LP, Album, RE) International Piano Archives IPA-502 US Unknown Sell This Version