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The Columbus Dispatch
'West Side Story' themes resonate with Columbus Children’s Theatre— which won 10 Academy Awards, including best picture — starred Natalie Wood as
'West Side Story' themes resonate with Columbus Children’s Theatre
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 hours ago
— which won 10 Academy Awards, including best picture — starred Natalie Wood as Maria and Richard Beymer as Tony. Composer Leonard Bernstein, author Arthur Laurents, choreographer Jerome Robbins and lyricist Stephen Sondheim updated the Bard’s... Read more
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TribLIVE
PSO making rounds for July 4th weekendPark and 8:15 p.m. July 3 at Hartwood Acres will feature the same program of Am
PSO making rounds for July 4th weekend
TribLIVE / Posted 17 hours ago
Park and 8:15 p.m. July 3 at Hartwood Acres will feature the same program of Americana. The repertoire includes music by Leonard Bernstein and George Gershwin, plus an Armed Forces Salute, the “1812 Overture” and “Stars and Stripes Forever.” •... Read more
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Minot Daily News
LET'S COOK: A Family ‘Highlight’will find original poems, puzzles, great short stories, crafts, articles on fam
LET'S COOK: A Family ‘Highlight’
Minot Daily News / Posted yesterday
will find original poems, puzzles, great short stories, crafts, articles on famous artists such as Degas, composers like Leonard Bernstein, and so much more. It was the "Google" of my youth without the typing. The June 2016 issue marked the 776th... Read more
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WLWT-TV Cincinnati
7 things to do Sunday in & around Cincinnatiin Hamilton at 6 p.m. "POPS! Goes the Symphony features selections from some of
7 things to do Sunday in & around Cincinnati
WLWT-TV Cincinnati / Posted 4 days ago
in Hamilton at 6 p.m. "POPS! Goes the Symphony features selections from some of America's most beloved music, from Leonard Bernstein to George Gershwin, including music from the movies "Jaws" and "Indiana Jones." More info. ...or an opera!... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Garrison Keillor to host final live 'Prairie' broadcast at Tanglewoodheat, Pacific time.) "There is no place like Tanglewood," Keillor has told The
Garrison Keillor to host final live 'Prairie' broadcast at Tanglewood
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
heat, Pacific time.) "There is no place like Tanglewood," Keillor has told The Eagle, citing "the ghosts of Hawthorne and Leonard Bernstein, the enormous Shed and the lawn beyond, and the loyal listeners who come." "Every year they strive to... Read more
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Orange County Register
Varsity Arts Artist of the Week: Trumpeter Renee Levin of Marina High has corps valuessoundtracks (i.e., “In the Heights,” “Les Misérables,” “Wicked,” “West Side Sto
Varsity Arts Artist of the Week: Trumpeter Renee Levin of Marina High has corps values
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
soundtracks (i.e., “In the Heights,” “Les Misérables,” “Wicked,” “West Side Story,” “Miss Saigon”). My favorite composer is Leonard Bernstein. Who have been your influences? Did you have a mentor in your development as a musician? If so, how did... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
2016 Kennedy Center Honors go to the Eagles, Al Pacino, Mavis Staples and moreGeorge Balanchine, Richard Rodgers, Aaron Copland, Ella Fitzgerald, Henry Fonda
2016 Kennedy Center Honors go to the Eagles, Al Pacino, Mavis Staples and more
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
George Balanchine, Richard Rodgers, Aaron Copland, Ella Fitzgerald, Henry Fonda, Martha Graham, Tennessee Williams and Leonard Bernstein. Honored in 2015 were Carole King, George Lucas, Rita Moreno, Seiji Ozawa and Cicely Tyson. The honorees... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Explore the world with these talented ‘Strangers’of Ma’s life story (we see a brief, enchanting clip of him as a 7-year-old prod
Explore the world with these talented ‘Strangers’
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
of Ma’s life story (we see a brief, enchanting clip of him as a 7-year-old prodigy, introduced to television audiences by Leonard Bernstein), but mostly just lets us hitch a ride on the group’s ongoing world tour. Neville, who directed the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Don’t be afraid of a crisp new ‘Hamilton’Hall on Nov. 13, 1943, when star conductor Bruno Walter called in sick and an u
Don’t be afraid of a crisp new ‘Hamilton’
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
Hall on Nov. 13, 1943, when star conductor Bruno Walter called in sick and an unknown 25-year-old assistant conductor named Leonard Bernstein took his place and launched a brilliant career? (The nationally broadcast concert and the kid made... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Matewan,' 'West Side Story' and 'Waterfront' for the classic film fan's delightbrilliant 1961 musical "West Side Story," winner of 10 Academy Awards and memor
'Matewan,' 'West Side Story' and 'Waterfront' for the classic film fan's delight
Los Angeles Times / Posted 7 days ago
brilliant 1961 musical "West Side Story," winner of 10 Academy Awards and memorable for its Jerome Robbins choreography and Leonard Bernstein-Stephen Sondheim score. At 7:30 p.m. at the Ahrya Fine Arts Theater, Beverly Hills, with costars George... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
What 76 years of living will teach youI would rather sing harmony with my quartet, or play the piano, or listen to gr
What 76 years of living will teach you
The Arizona Republic / Posted 9 days ago
I would rather sing harmony with my quartet, or play the piano, or listen to great performers (from Frank Sinatra to Leonard Bernstein conducting the NY Philharmonic) than most anything else ... even eating chocolate. (Well, let me rethink... Read more
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The New Yorker
Alan Gilbert’s Triumphant Biennialmodernism of Carter, Babbitt, and Wuorinen. Gilbert’s record with new music is
Alan Gilbert’s Triumphant Biennial
The New Yorker / Posted 9 days ago
modernism of Carter, Babbitt, and Wuorinen. Gilbert’s record with new music is unambiguously formidable, rivalling that of Leonard Bernstein and Pierre Boulez, the two great visionaries in Philharmonic history. Indeed, Gilbert may have been a more... Read more
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Boston Globe
Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project shines in stirring Morgan Neville documentarygathering footage that ranges from a pint-size Ma playing for President John F.
Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project shines in stirring Morgan Neville documentary
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
gathering footage that ranges from a pint-size Ma playing for President John F. Kennedy, first lady Jacqueline Kennedy, and Leonard Bernstein to contemporary jam sessions among players representing wildly disparate traditions. Scenes of the... Read more
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/Film
West Side Story Remake from Steven Spielberg is Still Kicking Aroundcould definitely be something special in its own right. And who doesn’t want to
West Side Story Remake from Steven Spielberg is Still Kicking Around
/Film / Posted 13 days ago
could definitely be something special in its own right. And who doesn’t want to hear new versions of the legendary songs by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim? As of now, there’s no indication as to how soon Spielberg would like the West Side... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Screams and silence: the new approach at Seattle Symphony& Screen: From Appalachian Spring to the Red Violin” nods to America’s populist
Screams and silence: the new approach at Seattle Symphony
The Seattle Times / Posted 13 days ago
& Screen: From Appalachian Spring to the Red Violin” nods to America’s populist period, featuring works by Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, John Corigliano and Marvin Hamlisch, long associated with the SSO. The orchestra wades hip-deep into the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
THE WEEKEND TENRoad. The program will include the quintet's arrangements of the Overture to Ca
THE WEEKEND TEN
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
Road. The program will include the quintet's arrangements of the Overture to Candide and selections from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein, selections from Sergei Prokofiev's ballet Romeo and Juliet and Exit Music for a Film by Radiohead, plus... Read more
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The Morning Call
'West Side Story' opens Pennsylvania Shakespeare Fest's 25th seasonand community versus tribal warfare." "West Side Story" was created by the leg
'West Side Story' opens Pennsylvania Shakespeare Fest's 25th season
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
and community versus tribal warfare." "West Side Story" was created by the legendary team of Robbins, Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim in 1957. Razze says Robbins was talking as early as 1947 to Bernstein and Sondheim... Read more
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The Irish Times
Going out: the best of what’s on this weekwithin music” then a “living-room musical”, which sounds like a carefully issue
Going out: the best of what’s on this week
The Irish Times / Posted 18 days ago
within music” then a “living-room musical”, which sounds like a carefully issued disclaimer for anyone expecting a lost Leonard Bernstein sequel. But the collaborators responsible for Alice in Funderland, easily the most daring and joyful... Read more
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TribLIVE
Music festivals add special touch to road tripsfrom the ballet “Romeo and Juliet,” June 30. He'll also conduct music of Beetho
Music festivals add special touch to road trips
TribLIVE / Posted 18 days ago
from the ballet “Romeo and Juliet,” June 30. He'll also conduct music of Beethoven and Sergei Prokofiev, July 7; music of Leonard Bernstein, July 19; an all-Tchaikovsky program, July 26; and Night at the Movies, Aug. 20. Milanov will conduct the... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Carl Palmer mourning late bandmate Keith Emerson with new showwebsite, and he�s released an ELP Legacy album featuring some of the group�s cl
Carl Palmer mourning late bandmate Keith Emerson with new show
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
website, and he�s released an ELP Legacy album featuring some of the group�s classic as well as an interpretation of Leonard Bernstein�s �America,� which Emerson performed with his pre-ELP band The Nice. Palmer is also organizing a tribute... Read more
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examiner.com
James Conlon leads San Francisco Symphony & pianist Jan LisieckiEtudes Op 10 and 25, which were “played as pure music, given as naturally as br
James Conlon leads San Francisco Symphony & pianist Jan Lisiecki
examiner.com / Posted 20 days ago
Etudes Op 10 and 25, which were “played as pure music, given as naturally as breathing”. In the same year he received the Leonard Bernstein Award at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, and was also named Gramophone magazine’s Young Artist of... Read more
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Variety
‘The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble’and grinning musical bard. We see Ma at age seven, in an extraordinary black-an
‘The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble’
Variety / Posted 20 days ago
and grinning musical bard. We see Ma at age seven, in an extraordinary black-and-white clip, when he was introduced by Leonard Bernstein to perform at the White House for JFK and Jackie Kennedy. As a boy, he appears deeply serious, but he... Read more
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examiner.com
A piano duo surveys the ‘complete’ piano music by Paul Bowles for Naxosby the piano duo of Arthur Gold and Robert Fizdale) and two “portraits” of Bowl
A piano duo surveys the ‘complete’ piano music by Paul Bowles for Naxos
examiner.com / Posted 20 days ago
by the piano duo of Arthur Gold and Robert Fizdale) and two “portraits” of Bowles by other composers, Virgil Thomson and Leonard Bernstein. While The Sheltering Sky is a novel of slightly more than 300 pages, as a composer for piano Bowles was... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: Summer theater in valley honors Broadway's golden age of musicalsversion of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" and called it "East Side Story." Wi
Arts Around Town: Summer theater in valley honors Broadway's golden age of musicals
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 20 days ago
version of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" and called it "East Side Story." With playwright Arthur Laurents and composer Leonard Bernstein, the clashing street gangs on New York City’s East Side provided the backdrop to a story involving a Jewish... Read more
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TribLIVE
Arts festival: Classical music takes over on June 11conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong. The music will range from Slavonic Dances by A
Arts festival: Classical music takes over on June 11
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong. The music will range from Slavonic Dances by Antonin Dvorak to music from “On the Town” by Leonard Bernstein. Steven Hackman will conduct a portion of his “Eroica Oratorio,” a mashup of Ludwig van Beethoven with... Read more
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examiner.com
SFS offers summer 2016 programming for attentive listenersJuly 23, 7:30 p.m.: This summer there will be a jazz-infused program featuring
SFS offers summer 2016 programming for attentive listeners
examiner.com / Posted 22 days ago
July 23, 7:30 p.m.: This summer there will be a jazz-infused program featuring compositions by George Gershwin and Leonard Bernstein. Jazz pianist Makoto Ozone will be the soloist in a performance of Grofé’s orchestration of Gershwin’s... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Celebrating George Gershwin in songs and storieshe can find. So all these years later, why does he think Gershwin's music exer
Celebrating George Gershwin in songs and stories
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
he can find. So all these years later, why does he think Gershwin's music exerted such a pull on him? "It's like what Leonard Bernstein said," explains Glazier. "When you listen to music of a genius — whether it's Schubert or Chopin or... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Renowned soprano and longtime Tanglewood teacher Phyllis Curtin passes away at 94productions. Among them, in 1946, was the American premiere of Benjamin Britten
Renowned soprano and longtime Tanglewood teacher Phyllis Curtin passes away at 94
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 24 days ago
productions. Among them, in 1946, was the American premiere of Benjamin Britten's momentous "Peter Grimes," with the young Leonard Bernstein conducting. Goldovsky became a lifelong influence on her. Curtin made her New York recital debut in 1950... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
South Arkansas Symphony music director returns after surgerythe Boston Conservatory of Music, the Cleveland Institute of Music and the Tang
South Arkansas Symphony music director returns after surgery
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 24 days ago
the Boston Conservatory of Music, the Cleveland Institute of Music and the Tanglewood Music Center, where he studied with Leonard Bernstein, Kurt Masur, Gustav Meier and Seiji Ozawa. In 2005, Maestro Poling served as one of three international... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Samohi Student Musicians Turn Cancelled Tour Into Positive Actionof positive action, resulting in the idea for the upcoming benefit concert. Sa
Samohi Student Musicians Turn Cancelled Tour Into Positive Action
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
of positive action, resulting in the idea for the upcoming benefit concert. Samohi junior, Emma Geisler added, “as Leonard Bernstein once said, ‘This will be our reply to violence; to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Quite simply, The GreatestLeonard Bernstein, the great composer who gave the world "West Side Story" and
Quite simply, The Greatest
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
Leonard Bernstein, the great composer who gave the world "West Side Story" and knew a thing or two about culture, once called Elvis Presley the greatest cultural force of the 20th century. In light of the passing of Muhammad Ali, the former... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 25th anniversary: Even more from the BardSide Story" kicks off the season June 15. "West Side Story" was created by the
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 25th anniversary: Even more from the Bard
The Morning Call / Posted 25 days ago
Side Story" kicks off the season June 15. "West Side Story" was created by the legendary team of Robbins, Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim in 1957. Directing will be Dennis Razze, the festival's associate artistic director.... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Th eSanta Monica High School Symphony Orchestraof positive action, resulting in the idea for the upcoming benefit concert. Sa
Th eSanta Monica High School Symphony Orchestra
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 26 days ago
of positive action, resulting in the idea for the upcoming benefit concert. Samohi junior, Emma Geisler added, “as Leonard Bernstein once said, ‘This will be our reply to violence; to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more... Read more
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examiner.com
Rapid Fire Q &A with Studio Tenn's 'West Side Story' choreographer and starsof those Broadway musicals that seems to have been golden from the inception, w
Rapid Fire Q &A with Studio Tenn's 'West Side Story' choreographer and stars
examiner.com / Posted 27 days ago
of those Broadway musicals that seems to have been golden from the inception, what with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and choreography by Jerome Robbins. Now you add Nashville's most esteemed... Read more
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DW
Fighting a worldwide scourge with good spirits |lips, they kiss so hotly) Chiara Skerath, soprano Salvatore Cardillo:Core 'ng
Fighting a worldwide scourge with good spirits |
DW / Posted 27 days ago
lips, they kiss so hotly) Chiara Skerath, soprano Salvatore Cardillo:Core 'ngrato (Ungrateful heart) Andrea Carè, tenor Leonard Bernstein: CANDIDE - Make our garden grow Simone Kermes, soprano Roberto De Biasio, tenor and all other... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
American Music; On The Town in San FranciscoOn The Town by Leonard Bernstein San Francisco SymphonyDavies Before he wrote
American Music; On The Town in San Francisco
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 27 days ago
On The Town by Leonard Bernstein San Francisco SymphonyDavies Before he wrote the music for West Side Story, Leonard Bernstein had written another great American musical, On The Town which the San Francisco Symphony has recently revived. The show... Read more
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Columbia Star
Wonder what all the gesturing is about? | June 3, 2016this summer’s distinguished guest faculty are Maurice Peress, former assistant
Wonder what all the gesturing is about? | June 3, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 28 days ago
this summer’s distinguished guest faculty are Maurice Peress, former assistant conductor to the New York Philharmonic under Leonard Bernstein; and Paul Vermel, the recipient of numerous honors and awards including the Koussevitsky Memorial Award for... Read more
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DW
EU brings youth orchestra back from the brink |all 28 EU countries, has been funded by the European institutions since it was
EU brings youth orchestra back from the brink |
DW / Posted 28 days ago
all 28 EU countries, has been funded by the European institutions since it was founded in 1976. It has been led by a number of world-renowned conductors, including Daniel Barenboim, Leonard Bernstein and Simon Rattle. cmk/kbm (dpa, KNA)DW recomme... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Bernstein by the Bay: S.F. Symphony brilliantly delivers 'On the Town'about the madcap adventures of three sailors with a 24-hour leave in New York C
Bernstein by the Bay: S.F. Symphony brilliantly delivers 'On the Town'
Los Angeles Times / Posted 30 days ago
about the madcap adventures of three sailors with a 24-hour leave in New York City. Bursting with youthful enthusiasm, Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden and Adolph Green threw in slapstick, sappy classical music jokes (a blowsy, oversexed cab... Read more
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examiner.com
Curious Flights concludes its 2015–2016 season with a massive undertakingcomplete, the Blitzstein’s pile of manuscript pages was lost. Nevertheless, he
Curious Flights concludes its 2015–2016 season with a massive undertaking
examiner.com / Posted 1 months ago
complete, the Blitzstein’s pile of manuscript pages was lost. Nevertheless, he was able to play some of it from memory for Leonard Bernstein, who scheduled a premiere for the piece in April of 1946. The result was “The Airborne Symphony,” scored... Read more
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EuroNews
West Side Story in Salzburg, the operatic emotionas early as 1949 by the choreographer Jerome Robbins and quickly proposed to th
West Side Story in Salzburg, the operatic emotion
EuroNews / Posted 1 months ago
as early as 1949 by the choreographer Jerome Robbins and quickly proposed to the librettist Arthur Laurents and to Leonard Bernstein who is in charge of composing the score, the project (called back then East Side Story) aims to be since... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
the Sketchis presenting this classic American musical as a respite from the horrors of 10
the Sketch
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 1 months ago
is presenting this classic American musical as a respite from the horrors of 10th week. Featuring iconic music by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, West Side Story is a retelling of Romeo and Juliet set on New York City’s Upper West... Read more
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examiner.com
Michael Tilson Thomas goes ‘on the town’ with a delightful Bernstein revivalfirst for four performances by Michael Tilson Thomas’ (MTT) of On the Town, his
Michael Tilson Thomas goes ‘on the town’ with a delightful Bernstein revival
examiner.com / Posted 1 months ago
first for four performances by Michael Tilson Thomas’ (MTT) of On the Town, his latest full-length revival of a musical by Leonard Bernstein. Modernists far out on “the bleeding edge” frequently like to dismiss concert halls and the symphony... Read more

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