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  1. Brevard Music Center Presents Season-Long Leonard Bernstein FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Over the course of its 82nd season, the Brevard Music Center will host a myriad of performances and special events saluting the centennial of celebrated American composer Leonard Bernstein . BMC's third "Festival Within a Festival" pays tribute to one of the most iconic composers of the 21st century whose in-depth creative output included music for Broadway, orchestra, ballet, chamber, and opera.

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  2. 8 must-see fine arts offerings this summer, from Santa Fe to SteamboatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Denver Post

    ... and more. The July 13 concert is a stand-out with pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet as the featured soloist on Leonard Bernstein's amazing (and rarely-heard) "The Age of Anxiety," followed by the big bang of the festival orchestra playing Beethoven's ...

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  3. BWW Review: The Boston Pops Orchestra Celebrates Bernstein and HAMILTONRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The 133rd spring season of The Boston Pops Orchestra at Symphony Hall is winding down, but the final week is a whirlwind of activity, culminating in three performances of West Side Story : In Concert , as part of the celebration of composer Leonard Bernstein 's 100th birthday. Before that happens, the penultimate trio of concerts brings a little bit of another great Broadway composer to the venerable stage with the appearance of two of the stars of Lin-Manuel Miranda 's groundbreaking Hamilton: An American Musical .

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  4. Summertime in Eugene features different musical optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Eugene Weekly

    ... Symphony Orchestra has Francesco Lecce-Chong - the closest thing to matching the rock star vibes that Leonard Bernstein brought to the classical music world in the 1950s. If you haven't had the chance to see him take the podium and baton, he'll lead ...

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  5. Musical Festival Season Appears on the HorizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | IBerkshires

    ... classical canon, including a full summer's festival within a festival celebrating the wonderful music of Leonard Bernstein (it's his 100th birthday), will nurture and inspire us anew at this special time and in this magical place - the Berkshires ...

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  6. BWW Interview: Peter Bay on Texas-sized production of 'MASS: A...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Leonard Bernstein is an American treasure. He was one of the first American born conductors to receive worldwide acclaim.

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  7. BWW Book Review: 'Famous Father Girl': Window into a LegendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Jamie Bernstein has described her newly minted book, Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein , as "a love letter to my whole family" . It is a love letter filled with candid, disarmingly frank memories: an insider's view of what it was like to grow up as the eldest daughter of the most influential American musician of the 20th century: Leonard Bernstein, or "LB," as Jamie came to call him in her young adult years.

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  8. BSO delivers bracing Bernstein program with Benedetti, AlsopRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... or George Rochberg. But you can't miss the attention generated by the 100th anniversary of the birth of Leonard Bernstein, the composer, conductor and pianist who possessed seemingly super-human talents. This milestone is being celebrated far, wide ...

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  9. Leonard Bernstein: the Pianist 11-CD Box Set Now Available from Sony ClassicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Sony Classical celebrates the 2018 centenary of Leonard Bernstein - one of the 20th century's most celebrated, multi-faceted and influential musicians - with a box set devoted to his complete RCA Victor and Columbia Masterworks recordings as pianist in a limited original jacket collection. Leonard Bernstein - The Pianist, 11 CDs in a clamshell box with booklet, is a fitting tribute to the man whom Arthur Rubinstein called "the greatest pianist among conductors, the greatest conductor among composers, and the greatest composer among pianists."

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  10. N.J. Symphony Orchestra's final show is best of the season: reviewRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 12 | The Jersey Journal

    ... through the 2023-24 season. Zhang then took the podium to lead the orchestra in a rollicking rendition of Leonard Bernstein's overture from "Candide." The NJSO music director has achieved a great deal with the Jersey band during her tenure so far -- ...

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  11. Audra McDonald, Jessica Vosk, Tony Yazbeck and More to Appear at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... as a driving musical force at Tanglewood, 1940-1990. On Saturday, August 25, the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein 's birth, Tanglewood pulls out all the stops for The Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood concert commemorating the ...

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  12. Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival celebrates 25 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | C & G Newspapers

    ... can sit and enjoy the art in addition to hearing the music," he said. "This is the centenary of the great Leonard Bernstein, and we will be performing his 'Arias and Barcarolles' in his honor. Our closing night on June 23 at Seligman will feature ...

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  13. BWW Preview: Summertime and the Music is Easy, in the NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | BroadwayWorld.com

    If you can't get enough of operas, symphonic concerts and a few musical theatre pieces thrown in for good measure, have I got a summer for you! Start in New York City and head north--almost around the corner, or a weekend away--and you'll find more than enough to keep you happy during the sultry weather ahead. It covers the gamut from Handel to Puccini, from serial podcasts to light opera, from dramma serio to musical comedy, with an added emphasis on Leonard Bernstein as the music world celebrates his 100th birthday.

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  14. Daniel Belcher And Justin John Moniz To Kickoff Hawaii Performing Arts Festival Free Concert SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... celebrates the work of American composers Irving Berlin , George & Ira Gershwin , Richard Rodgers , and Leonard Bernstein , in celebration of the composer's 100th birthday. Audiences will recognize famed classics from West Side Story, Oklahoma, ...

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  15. Judy Waters: Camp Onota's links to Leonard BernsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | Berkshire Eagle

    A Berkshire summer camp story representing a unique slice of music history was sparked on the shores of Pittsfield's Onota Lake. Legendary composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein, born in 1918 in the manufacturing city of Lawrence, Massachusetts, was the son of Ukrainian immigrant parents.

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  16. Ahead of Father's Day, Michael Chabon and Jamie Bernstein dive into...Read the original story

    Friday Jun 8 | Dallas Morning News

    ... their complicated male parent. Jamie Bernstein, who turns 66 this year, is the oldest of three children of Leonard Bernstein, the larger-than-life figure of America's classical and Broadway musical world. It's the centennial of his birth, hence this ...

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  17. For - Candide,' the Pops passes the baton to Harvard studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | Boston.com

    As a conductor, composer, vocalist, pianist, US Presidential Scholar of the Arts, and rising sophomore at Harvard, Benjamin Wenzelberg has compiled an astonishing list of accomplishments in his 18 years. Wednesday at Symphony Hall, the New Jersey resident added another: After auditioning alongside three other finalists, he was chosen to conduct the Boston Pops in Leonard Bernstein's overture to "Candide."

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  18. Capitol City Opera Company To Host on the Light Side: a Musical...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... are $300. Tickets are available online at CCITYOPERA.org . This year's On the Light Side will celebrate Leonard Bernstein 's 100th Anniversary and will feature selections from nine of Bernstein's shows: On the Town, Trouble in Tahiti, Wonderful ...

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  19. Key Pianists, Now In Its Fourth Season, Returns To Weill Recital Hall At Carnegie HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... team with pianist Cipa Dichter, Schubert's Fantasie in F Minor and Copland's El Salon Mxico, arranged by Leonard Bernstein for two pianos. Frank Daykin of New York Concert Review stated: "The Dichters' flair for dialogue between the two instruments ...

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  20. MUSE/IQUE Announces Summer Programming Updates For STATES/UNITEDRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... will celebrate and explore the unique American sound. The first program, LIMITLESS/LENNY, celebrates Leonard Bernstein 's 100th birthday and the composer's unprecedented innovations to the American sound. The program reflects Bernstein's ...

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