The Palestine Orchestra


Arturo Toscanini and Bronisław Huberman handshake during the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra concert, 1930's (PHG\1100550)
"Despite the rioting in and tense security situation, the first concert of the Palestine Symphony Orchestra, (today the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra ), is held in Tel Aviv – the first cultural event of its kind. The conductor: Arturo Toscanini". (Naor, Zionism: Timeline, Articles, Documents, Glossary. The Zionist Library, The Publishing House of the World Zionist Organization, 2002, p. 109). 
The files regarding the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra that are kept in The Central Zionist Archives include posters and photographs that display the musical activities of the first Israeli orchestra along the years.