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The Morning Call
Philadelphia Folk Festival: 10 highlights for this weekend1950s. He would later play in the legendary jazz bands of Charles Mingus, Dizzy
The Morning Call / Posted 14 hours ago
1950s. He would later play in the legendary jazz bands of Charles Mingus, Dizzy Gillespie and Lionel Hampton. Appointed by Leonard Bernstein as the first Composer In Residence for the New York Philharmonic in 1966, he also composed the scores for... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Hershey Felder stars in ‘Our Great Tchaikovsky’ at Hartford Stageof his self-created solo productions at some of the world’s most prestigious th
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
of his self-created solo productions at some of the world’s most prestigious theaters. His tribute to composer-conductor Leonard Bernstein was recognized last year as a Top 10 Play and Musical by TIME magazine. Hartford Stage, 50 Church St.... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Hershey Felder stars in ‘Our Great Tchaikovsky’ at Hartford Stageof his self-created solo productions at some of the world’s most prestigious th
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
of his self-created solo productions at some of the world’s most prestigious theaters. His tribute to composer-conductor Leonard Bernstein was recognized last year as a Top 10 Play and Musical by TIME magazine. Hartford Stage, 50 Church St.... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Hershey Felder stars in ‘Our Great Tchaikovsky’ at Hartford Stageof his self-created solo productions at some of the world’s most prestigious th
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
of his self-created solo productions at some of the world’s most prestigious theaters. His tribute to composer-conductor Leonard Bernstein was recognized last year as a Top 10 Play and Musical by TIME magazine. Hartford Stage, 50 Church St.... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Troupers enliven winery ruinsindividual performers a real chance to shine. "Fascinating Rhythm" features son
Bay Area Reporter / Posted yesterday
individual performers a real chance to shine. "Fascinating Rhythm" features songs from Gershwin, Kander & Ebb, Sondheim , Leonard Bernstein and Billy Joel. Our Sonoma Wine Country evening began with a lovely al fresco picnic as we enjoyed local... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Hershey Felder stars in ‘Our Great Tchaikovsky’ at Hartford Stageof his self-created solo productions at some of the world’s most prestigious th
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
of his self-created solo productions at some of the world’s most prestigious theaters. His tribute to composer-conductor Leonard Bernstein was recognized last year as a Top 10 Play and Musical by TIME magazine. Hartford Stage, 50 Church St.... Read more
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Variety
‘Saturday Night Live’ Production Designer on Planning for Live TV and That Sean Spicer PodiumNBC said this Canadian producer of a comedy variety show wanted to see me. How
Variety / Posted yesterday
NBC said this Canadian producer of a comedy variety show wanted to see me. How did Lorne hear of you? He had seen the Leonard Bernstein hit musical “Candide” on Broadway, which I designed. I went to New York and brought work for him to see,... Read more
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The St. Helena Star
Onstage & OnscreenLincoln Theater. Watts gained international fame when he stepped in at age 16 f
The St. Helena Star / Posted 3 days ago
Lincoln Theater. Watts gained international fame when he stepped in at age 16 for an ailing Glenn Gould to play Liszt with Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic. Accompanied by Revzen and musicians from New York’s Metropolitan Opera... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Elvis: 40 years since the death of ‘the King’him for the first time was like busting out of jail,” Bob Dylan has said. In t
The Borneo Post / Posted 5 days ago
him for the first time was like busting out of jail,” Bob Dylan has said. In the late 1960s, the composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein called him “the greatest cultural force in the 20th century.” Elvis impersonator Ede D’Anna from Brazil is... Read more
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Philly.com
Now revealed: Leonard Bernstein's two near-death experiences in Philly - one at gunpoint, one artisticNow that Leonard Bernstein’s 100th year is about to be celebrated around the wo
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
Now that Leonard Bernstein’s 100th year is about to be celebrated around the world starting on his birthday Aug. 25, the truth can be told: He faced death in Philadelphia — more than once. First was at the Curtis Institute — one of the more... Read more
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Inquirier.net
How a show of ‘hatefulness and ugliness’ became the peerless ‘West Side Story’idea of a musical which would eventually be the blockbuster “West Side Story” h
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
idea of a musical which would eventually be the blockbuster “West Side Story” had been percolating in the mind of composer Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) for some time. Then, in a meeting with playwright Arthur Laurents during the 1950s, he saw this... Read more
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The Forward
The Lost Photographs Of Isaac Bashevis SingerAttie. Attie, who died in 1982, was perhaps best known for his portraits of suc
The Forward / Posted 7 days ago
Attie. Attie, who died in 1982, was perhaps best known for his portraits of such luminaries as Capote, Lorraine Hansberry, Leonard Bernstein, Bobby Fischer and Ralph Ellison. Attie had been a commercial illustrator in the 1950s — working on... Read more
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NBC News
Broadway star and musician Barbara Cook dies at age 89in "Plain and Fancy," a musical set in an Amish community — followed. Her brea
NBC News / Posted 9 days ago
in "Plain and Fancy," a musical set in an Amish community — followed. Her breakout came in the 1956 Broadway premiere of Leonard Bernstein musical "Candide," in which she played Cunegonde, the love interest of the title character of Voltaire's... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89between singer and audience.” On Broadway, Cook was best known for three roles
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
between singer and audience.” On Broadway, Cook was best known for three roles: her portrayal of the saucy Cunegonde in Leonard Bernstein’s “Candide” (1956); librarian Marian opposite Robert Preston in “The Music Man” (1957) for which she won a... Read more
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Variety
Barbara Cook, Star of Broadway, Cabaret, Dies at 89in “Plain and Fancy,” a musical set in an Amish community — followed. Her brea
Variety / Posted 9 days ago
in “Plain and Fancy,” a musical set in an Amish community — followed. Her breakout came in the 1956 Broadway premiere of Leonard Bernstein musical “Candide,” in which she played Cunegonde, the love interest of the title character of Voltaire’s... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
James Levine reflects on his new role as Ravinia's conductor laureate: 'Everything feels right'It seems only fitting that during the summer of 2018, when Ravinia will celebra
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
It seems only fitting that during the summer of 2018, when Ravinia will celebrate the centennial of Leonard Bernstein – long the most prominent American musician in classical music – the festival will launch a new multiyear collaboration with another... Read more
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The Forward
Tchaikovsky’s ‘Great’ Big Jewish ProblemBeethoven, Frederic Chopin and Franz Liszt, as well as more contemporary (and J
The Forward / Posted 22 days ago
Beethoven, Frederic Chopin and Franz Liszt, as well as more contemporary (and Jewish) composers Gershwin, Irving Berlin and Leonard Bernstein. In “Our Great Tchaikovsky,” audiences get a generous sampling of the Russian master’s work, from such... Read more
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JTA
Tchaikovsky’s Jewish problemBeethoven, Frederic Chopin and Franz Liszt, as well as more contemporary (and J
JTA / Posted 22 days ago
Beethoven, Frederic Chopin and Franz Liszt, as well as more contemporary (and Jewish) composers Gershwin, Irving Berlin and Leonard Bernstein. In “Our Great Tchaikovsky,” audiences get a generous sampling of the Russian master’s work, from such... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Taking Tchaikovsky out of Russia's closet: Hershey Felder's ‘Our Great Tchaikovsky’ at the Wallisportraits of musical masters. So far, he's tackled Gershwin, Berlin, Chopin and
Los Angeles Times / Posted 23 days ago
portraits of musical masters. So far, he's tackled Gershwin, Berlin, Chopin and Beethoven. "Maestro," Felder's portrayal of Leonard Bernstein, appeared at the Wallis last season. Next year, Felder will take on Beethoven at the Wallis. In "Our Great... Read more
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The Seattle Times
How King County Prop 1 can feed imagination and creativityin arts programs and remember them vividly: Young People’s Concerts run by the
The Seattle Times / Posted 24 days ago
in arts programs and remember them vividly: Young People’s Concerts run by the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center with Leonard Bernstein talking to us. Painting classes. School trips to museums, where I stood in wonder before the work of Claude... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery filled with secrets and Argentinian parakeetsArgentina and so they feel very comfortable here," says Richman. There are als
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 27 days ago
Argentina and so they feel very comfortable here," says Richman. There are also a number of famous "residents," including Leonard Bernstein, Toy Tycoon FAO Schwartz and baseball legend Charles Ebbets. But, deep inside the massive cemetery sits a... Read more
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Boston Globe
Charlotte Fellman; taught music for decades, loved music entire lifeand to music seminars there and elsewhere, where she studied with and attended
Boston Globe / Posted 28 days ago
and to music seminars there and elsewhere, where she studied with and attended performances conducted by the likes of Leonard Bernstein, Benjamin Britten, and Sarah Caldwell. Ms. Fellman’s musical home, however, was Symphony Hall, where she... Read more
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Variety
Don Henley, Jackson Browne Celebrate Walden Woods Project, Oceana With Concert BenefitMary Steenburgen, Anjelica Huston and Bill Murray, who performed impassioned sp
Variety / Posted 29 days ago
Mary Steenburgen, Anjelica Huston and Bill Murray, who performed impassioned spoken-word renditions of George Gershwin and Leonard Bernstein classics while accompanied by a quartet of orchestral musicians. Addis and writer-producer Mitch Glazer... Read more
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Inquirier.net
West Side Story, a tale of love and the immigrant experiencea timeless story.” But West Side Story isn’t just a love story. In creating t
Inquirier.net / Posted 1 months ago
a timeless story.” But West Side Story isn’t just a love story. In creating the show, Jerome Robbins, Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim wanted to go beyond entertainment, using the stage for social commentary. West Side... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly firebrand who mentored Bernstein is back in the spotlight, big-timeA historical marker erected last month outside his birthplace on Pine Street co
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
A historical marker erected last month outside his birthplace on Pine Street commemorates his impact — as a mentor to Leonard Bernstein among other things. With the current rehabilitation by Opera Saratoga of Blitzstein’s best-known... Read more

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