Leonard Bernstein

Latest stories

2h
EuroNews
Center stage: Salzburg Whitsun Festivalof the show: ‘‘‘West Side Story’ occupies its own territory between opera, oper
Center stage: Salzburg Whitsun Festival
EuroNews / Posted 2 hours ago
of the show: ‘‘‘West Side Story’ occupies its own territory between opera, operetta and musical.’’ Like ‘‘Candide,’’ which Leonard Bernstein was composing at the same time, the show not only ‘‘incorporates light music and jazz, but also classical... Read more
11h
The East Liverpool Review
Listening to IvesOrchestra. Ives reportedly danced a jig upon hearing his Symphony No. 2, compl
Listening to Ives
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 11 hours ago
Orchestra. Ives reportedly danced a jig upon hearing his Symphony No. 2, completed in 1909, on the radio as premiered by Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic in 1951. His Symphony No. 3: "The Camp Meeting" won the Pulitzer Prize for... Read more
2d
examiner.com
ZOFO returns to Old First Concerts with old and new repertoirebeen overcome by all the keyboard activity. Revisiting Shapero’s sonata proved
ZOFO returns to Old First Concerts with old and new repertoire
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
been overcome by all the keyboard activity. Revisiting Shapero’s sonata proved to be a refreshing experience. Shapero and Leonard Bernstein were fellow students at Harvard, and they gave this piece its first performance. Shapero also learned about... Read more
2d
AdWeek
After 60 Years in Advertising, I Believe True Creativity Is More Powerful Than Everthe right people. And some of those people may well represent a new blend of g
After 60 Years in Advertising, I Believe True Creativity Is More Powerful Than Ever
AdWeek / Posted 2 days ago
the right people. And some of those people may well represent a new blend of generalist and specialist skills: perhaps a Leonard Bernstein-like advertising composer, arranger, synergist and conductor, all in one person. And given what scientists... Read more
5d
The Forward
How Morley Safer’s Jewish Upbringing Inspired His Quest for Decency and Justicestraight-shooting reporting, along with a ferocious will to die with his boots
How Morley Safer’s Jewish Upbringing Inspired His Quest for Decency and Justice
The Forward / Posted 5 days ago
straight-shooting reporting, along with a ferocious will to die with his boots on that possessed other performers, notably Leonard Bernstein, whose public announcement of retirement from conducting preceded his demise in 1990 by only five days.... Read more
5d
heraldscotland
Scotland's Royal Conservatoire backs campaign to save European youth orchestracounts among its members performers from all 28 EU member states and has been c
Scotland's Royal Conservatoire backs campaign to save European youth orchestra
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
counts among its members performers from all 28 EU member states and has been conducted by a host of maestros, including Leonard Bernstein, Daniel Barenboim, Herbert von Karajan and its founder, Claudio Abbado. It was established by a resolution... Read more
5d
JazzTimes Magazine
Jazz's Funniest Musicians - By Lee Mergner — Jazz Articlesdry wit, Leonhart is known not only for clever songs like “Me and Lenny,” his s
Jazz's Funniest Musicians - By Lee Mergner — Jazz Articles
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 5 days ago
dry wit, Leonhart is known not only for clever songs like “Me and Lenny,” his self-effacing ode to airplane seatmate Leonard Bernstein, but also for longform storytelling, as in The Bass Lesson, his one-man show about a life spent lugging... Read more
9d
The Mining Journal
Entertainment briefinghis death. Stohr worked at the Curtis Institute, the Vermont Conservatory and S
Entertainment briefing
The Mining Journal / Posted 9 days ago
his death. Stohr worked at the Curtis Institute, the Vermont Conservatory and St. Michael's College. His students included Leonard Bernstein, Herbert von Karajan and Rudolf Serkin. Koch received his musical training at Temple University and... Read more
10d
NJ.com
NJPAC's announces 2016-17 season schedule; 8 must-see performances2, 2016 at 7:30pm James Monroe Iglehart Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 6 & 8:3
NJPAC's announces 2016-17 season schedule; 8 must-see performances
NJ.com / Posted 10 days ago
2, 2016 at 7:30pm James Monroe Iglehart Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 6 & 8:30pm One Hand One Heart: 100 Years of Leonard Bernstein Scott Coulter, Tony Yazbeck, Lisa Howard, Mary Testa & Jessica Vosk Saturday, February 18, 2017 at... Read more
12d
examiner.com
Juraj Valčuha brings multiple strands of organization to his SFS programpreview article for this concert, the suite was prepared by conductor Artur Rod
Juraj Valčuha brings multiple strands of organization to his SFS program
examiner.com / Posted 12 days ago
preview article for this concert, the suite was prepared by conductor Artur Rodziński (possibly working with his assistant Leonard Bernstein) for a 1944 performance by the New York Philharmonic. Strauss through well enough of the result to allow it... Read more
12d
The Mining Journal
Bulletin Boardhis death. Stohr worked at the Curtis Institute, the Vermont Conservatory and S
Bulletin Board
The Mining Journal / Posted 12 days ago
his death. Stohr worked at the Curtis Institute, the Vermont Conservatory and St. Michael's College. His students included Leonard Bernstein, Herbert von Karajan and Rudolf Serkin. Koch received his musical training at Temple University and... Read more
13d
Bennington Banner
"Cries of War, Hopes for Peace" spring show packed with notions of warprogram encompasses "Dona Nobis Pacem" by British composer Ralph Vaughan Willia
"Cries of War, Hopes for Peace" spring show packed with notions of war
Bennington Banner / Posted 13 days ago
program encompasses "Dona Nobis Pacem" by British composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, the "Chichester Psalms" by Leonard Bernstein and "Adagio for Strings" by Samuel Barber. "The theme: "Cries of War, Hopes for Peace," has to do with the... Read more
13d
Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Northern Lights Choir’s ‘Adirondack Folk Opera’and a 10-member Adirondack Folk Opera Children's Choir. Demong said the perfor
Northern Lights Choir’s ‘Adirondack Folk Opera’
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 13 days ago
and a 10-member Adirondack Folk Opera Children's Choir. Demong said the performance will open with a few songs from Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's classic "West Side Story" as well as Aaron Copland's "The Promise of Living,"... Read more
14d
Pleasanton Weekly
Tribute to America's choral composers in Pleasanton this weekendcompositions and join the chorale in singing four songs. Additional composers
Tribute to America's choral composers in Pleasanton this weekend
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
compositions and join the chorale in singing four songs. Additional composers and conductors featured in the program are Leonard Bernstein, Mack Wilberg (director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir), the late Stephen Paulus (a prolific American... Read more
14d
The Mercury News
South Bay: Composer Henry Mollicone turns 70, celebration concerts aboundwhen he started there, but by the time he left it became a new passion. He wen
South Bay: Composer Henry Mollicone turns 70, celebration concerts abound
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
when he started there, but by the time he left it became a new passion. He went on to work as musical assistant on the Leonard Bernstein and Alan Jay Lerner's 1976 musical "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue," which pleased neither audiences nor critics... Read more
14d
The Daily Voice - Somers
Hudson Bells Perform At Somers Libraryhumor. Their musical director is Kinny Landrum, who is a composer, arranger, pr
Hudson Bells Perform At Somers Library
The Daily Voice - Somers / Posted 14 days ago
humor. Their musical director is Kinny Landrum, who is a composer, arranger, producer and keyboardist. He has worked with Leonard Bernstein and Carly Simon, among others. Registration for this free concert is not required, but seating is limited.... Read more
15d
The Morning Call
Civic Theatre's 'Assassins' is fascinating and unsettlingturn as Samuel Byck. Dressed in a Santa suit, he relentlessly makes deluded tap
Civic Theatre's 'Assassins' is fascinating and unsettling
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
turn as Samuel Byck. Dressed in a Santa suit, he relentlessly makes deluded tape recordings to send to celebrities such as Leonard Bernstein and Hank Aaron and ultimately Richard Nixon, whom he wants to kill. Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, played by... Read more
17d
examiner.com
Curious Flights will end season with Blitzstein, Barber, Korngold, and Coplandthe project. While the score for this project was lost, Blitzstein knew much o
Curious Flights will end season with Blitzstein, Barber, Korngold, and Copland
examiner.com / Posted 17 days ago
the project. While the score for this project was lost, Blitzstein knew much of it by memory. He played some of it for Leonard Bernstein, who then arranged for The Airborne Symphony to have a premiere in April of 1946. Blitzstein scored the... Read more
19d
New York Post
Dating Lincoln Center skirt-chaser paid off — literallyprogram he helped create: “Legends at Lincoln Center: The Performing Arts Hall
Dating Lincoln Center skirt-chaser paid off — literally
New York Post / Posted 19 days ago
program he helped create: “Legends at Lincoln Center: The Performing Arts Hall of Fame.” Inductees, who so far include Leonard Bernstein, Wynton Marsalis and Beverly Sills, will be honored in an exhibit in David Geffen Hall, and on paving... Read more
20d
Palm Beach Daily News
Soprano Virginia Mims to dedicate recital to mom in Palm Beachsanctuary, 60 Cocoanut Row. Works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Peter Schub
Soprano Virginia Mims to dedicate recital to mom in Palm Beach
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
sanctuary, 60 Cocoanut Row. Works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Peter Schubert, Claude Debussy, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Leonard Bernstein are planned; Greg Ritchey, chorus master with the Palm Beach Opera, will accompany her on piano. Earlier... Read more
20d
Canberra Times
CSO plays Beethoven and Schubert: pushing symphonic boundariesthat even one's enemy is part of the world and we have to somehow all learn to
CSO plays Beethoven and Schubert: pushing symphonic boundaries
Canberra Times / Posted 20 days ago
that even one's enemy is part of the world and we have to somehow all learn to live together." This was the piece chosen by Leonard Bernstein for the reunification concert on Christmas Day 1989 following the fall of the Berlin Wall. It's impossible... Read more
21d
examiner.com
‘Broadway Bernstein’ will return to SFS in Davies Symphony HallOnce again Michael Tilson Thomas will bring music that Leonard Bernstein wrote
‘Broadway Bernstein’ will return to SFS in Davies Symphony Hall
examiner.com / Posted 21 days ago
Once again Michael Tilson Thomas will bring music that Leonard Bernstein wrote for the Broadway stage to a series of subscription concerts by the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) in Davies Symphony Hall. Readers may recall that the 2012–2013 season... Read more
24d
Babyology
Chime in for Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s mini music festival |the sheer power of a large-scale orchestra performing pieces of music from some
Chime in for Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s mini music festival |
Babyology / Posted 24 days ago
the sheer power of a large-scale orchestra performing pieces of music from some musical giants, including John Adams, Leonard Bernstein and John Williams. Tots from 0-5 will have the chance to play with MSO musicians during the 30-minute Jams... Read more
24d
Orlando Sentinel
Orlando Ballet's 2016-17 season features three new programs2017. The program includes Balanchine's "Serenade," with music by Tchaikovsky,
Orlando Ballet's 2016-17 season features three new programs
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
2017. The program includes Balanchine's "Serenade," with music by Tchaikovsky, and Robbins' "Fancy Free," with music by Leonard Bernstein. Also on the bill: Tharp's salute to the "Chairman of the Board," her "(Frank) Sinatra Suite." • A... Read more
25d
The Forward
100 Years Ago, Violin God Yehudi Menuhin Was Bornis to admit that we have grown to be like Nazis.” Decades later, Menuhin was st
100 Years Ago, Violin God Yehudi Menuhin Was Born
The Forward / Posted 25 days ago
is to admit that we have grown to be like Nazis.” Decades later, Menuhin was still confusing Jews and Nazis when he cabled Leonard Bernstein in 1975. Bernstein had requested Menuhin to join a boycott of cultural activities dealing with UNESCO,... Read more
26d
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: SOTA show house reflects renaissance of downtown Allentownis known for his interpretations of American popular songs and has recorded alb
Arts Around Town: SOTA show house reflects renaissance of downtown Allentown
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 26 days ago
is known for his interpretations of American popular songs and has recorded albums featuring the music of Hoagy Carmichael, Leonard Bernstein, and George Gershwin. His trio includes bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington. Charlap is... Read more
26d
Herts Advertiser
Blake bring soundtrack classics to the Radlett Centremovies and musicals, features the finest songs from stage and screen with music
Blake bring soundtrack classics to the Radlett Centre
Herts Advertiser / Posted 26 days ago
movies and musicals, features the finest songs from stage and screen with music from Hanz Zimmer, Ennio Morricone, Leonard Bernstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Leonard Cohen, The Beach Boys and many more. Blake have notched up several number... Read more
27d
Ventura County Reporter
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - HappeningsISLANDS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA PERFORMANCE 3 p.m. (and Sunday, May 1). The orchestra
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 27 days ago
ISLANDS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA PERFORMANCE 3 p.m. (and Sunday, May 1). The orchestra will perform pieces by Gabriel Faure and Leonard Bernstein with several area choirs. $20 donation requested. Saturday: Camarillo United Methodist Church, 291 Anacapa... Read more
27d
The Morning Call
Classical: Camerata Singers to explore modern choral music in AllentownSingers, directed by Allan Birney, will explore selections from three of the co
Classical: Camerata Singers to explore modern choral music in Allentown
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
Singers, directed by Allan Birney, will explore selections from three of the country's premiere choral music composers: Leonard Bernstein, Samuel Barber and Morten Lauridsen. Joining the singers will be soloists Kathryn Aaron, soprano; Roger... Read more
27d
McCook Daily Gazette
Offutt Brass plans Cambridge concert Tuesdaya guitarist and a vocalist, Offutt Brass will perform a program with plenty of
Offutt Brass plans Cambridge concert Tuesday
McCook Daily Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
a guitarist and a vocalist, Offutt Brass will perform a program with plenty of variety including selections by Leonard Bernstein, J.S. Bach and George Gershwin to popular tunes by The Eagles, James Taylor and Johnny Cash. There will be... Read more
29d
Variety
Jessica Chastain Lists Lower Manhattan DuplexOsbourne building, directly across the street from Carnegie Hall in Midtown. Th
Jessica Chastain Lists Lower Manhattan Duplex
Variety / Posted 29 days ago
Osbourne building, directly across the street from Carnegie Hall in Midtown. The nine-room spread was once occupied by Leonard Bernstein, and later owned by “F Troop” star Larry Storch, cabaret singer Bobby Short, and Tony-winning... Read more
29d
Scoop.co.nz
Two world premieres in one night for NZSOthe Los Angeles and New York Philharmonics. He made his break as a conductor as
Two world premieres in one night for NZSO
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 29 days ago
the Los Angeles and New York Philharmonics. He made his break as a conductor as a last-minute stand-in for the legendary Leonard Bernstein in 1986. He is Music Director of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, and is known for his passionate advocacy... Read more
29d
WALB Albany
Groundbreaking rock opera ‘pinballs’ onto Springer stagetheir greatest works,” said the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum’s curator Jim
Groundbreaking rock opera ‘pinballs’ onto Springer stage
WALB Albany / Posted 29 days ago
their greatest works,” said the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum’s curator Jim Henke. When “Tommy” was released conductor Leonard Bernstein said it is “a powerful performance that outstrips anything that has ever come out of a recording... Read more
m
Pitchfork
Bill Evans: Some Other Time: the Lost Session from the Black Forest Album Reviewcredit.) Another Kind of Blue piece, "Flamenco Sketches," was partly based on
Bill Evans: Some Other Time: the Lost Session from the Black Forest Album Review
Pitchfork / Posted 1 months ago
credit.) Another Kind of Blue piece, "Flamenco Sketches," was partly based on Evans' arrangement of "Some Other Time," the Leonard Bernstein standard. (Evans had earlier used the slow opening vamp as a building block to his breathtaking solo piano... Read more
m
Duke University
Duke Opera Workshop Performs Broadway Classics This Weekendfree. Directed by Susan Dunn, the students in the workshop will perform scenes
Duke Opera Workshop Performs Broadway Classics This Weekend
Duke University / Posted 1 months ago
free. Directed by Susan Dunn, the students in the workshop will perform scenes from Scenes from Candide & West Side Story (Leonard Bernstein); Street Scene (Kurt Weil); Oklahoma! (Richard Rodgers); and Sweeney Todd (Stephen Sondheim). David Heid... Read more

People in this news