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  1. Akron Symphony, partners plan collaborative seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    ... Performances will include music from "Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens" and "Madagascar," in addition to Leonard Bernstein's Candide Overture. The ASO's regular season will begin Sept. 24 at E.J. Thomas Hall, 198 Hill St., with music of three icons ...

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  2. Theatre Under the Stars stages an "epic" West Side StoryRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Georgia Straight

    Sarah Rodgers can't help but laugh as she drops this little truth bomb. Somehow, in all her years in theatre, from the classical training she received at UBC right up to this moment-the middle of her eighth summer with Theatre Under the Stars-she has never seen a staged production of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's 1958 classic.

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  3. Barbara Cook: Then and Now Memoir Hits the Shelves TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... credits include the creation of three classic roles in the American musical theater: "Cunegonde" in Leonard Bernstein 's Candide, "Marian the Librarian" in Meredith Willson 's The Music Man (Tony Award) and "Amalia" in Bock and Harnick's She Loves ...

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  4. Camp OnotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... in the camp's production of The Pirates of Penzance . Directing the production that summer was 18 year old Leonard Bernstein. Moments after they were introduced, Bernstein, who had heard about Green's knowledge of classical music dragged him into ...

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  5. Earth, Wind and Fire's Verdine White looks back to band's beginningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... "I was actually brought up playing classical bass," he said. "So I knew all about Tanglewood, and Leonard Bernstein and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. The first time around, it was exciting to play at a venue they were at. "It's a beautiful space, ...

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  6. PNB's 'American Stories' stay airborne all eveningRead the original story

    Friday Jun 10 | Seattle Gay News

    ... Northwest Ballet right now are by three teams of American icons: 'Fancy Free' by Jerome Robbins and Leonard Bernstein, 'Square Dance' by George Balanchine, and 'Waiting at the Station' by Twyla Tharp and jazz composer Allen Toussaint. What a lot of ...

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  7. Movie review: Yo-Yo Ma's international ensemble forms heart of 'Music of Strangers' docRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... former child prodigy who's performed for eight presidents and can be seen, in a delightful clip, upstaging Leonard Bernstein with a very serious face when he was just 7. Yet because he started so young, Ma, brilliant as he was, couldn't help ...

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  8. Yo-Yo Ma's international ensemble forms the heart of the 'Music of Strangers' docRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Los Angeles Times

    ... prodigy now grown up who's performed for eight presidents and can be seen, in a delightful clip, upstaging Leonard Bernstein with a very serious face when he was just 7. Yet because he started so young, Ma, , brilliant as he was, couldn't help ...

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  9. Good Men Are Easy to Find at PNB's American StoriesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Seattle Weekly

    ... sultry, brash, and sweet) emphasized the sense of camaraderie that permeates the work. With its Leonard Bernstein score, the ballet was the nucleus for the musical On the Town and the template for a whole line of buddy films - Robbins' characters ...

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  10. 'West Side Story' at Paper Mill PlayhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 4 | Examiner.com

    " West Side Story " will be at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn until June 26, 2016. This modern day version of Romeo and Juliet is based on a conception of Jerome Robbins's book by Arthur Laurents and features the classical score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim.

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  11. New the KUCI Jazz LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | KUCI-FM Irvine

    ... and drummer Karl Schwonik amplify this amalgam by using the accomplished Lily String Quartet. Like say Leonard Bernstein in West Side Story, this marriage of traditions enhances the tunes and allows space for something new to emerge. Al Muirhead - ...

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  12. Tribute to Sherman Brothers Set for Disney Hall, 6/18Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Los Angeles 90012). The Sherman Brothers ' memorable Disney music and works by composers Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein will highlight the evening, with Legendary Songwriter Richard M. Sherman as a special guest. This extraordinary evening will ...

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  13. Cecile McLorin-Salvant lends her critically-acclaimed, Grammy-winning voice to SpoletoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Charleston City Paper

    ... she's only 26 years old. Her interpretations of standards by Oscar Hammerstein, Bacharach, and David and Leonard Bernstein are alternately playful, menacing, and heartbreakingly sweet. It seems that she can slip into character as easily as one slips ...

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  14. Danville youth to perform with soloists at pops concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | Inside Bay Area

    The Young People's Symphony Orchestra is wrapping up its regular concert season in style with a pops concert at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Ascension in the Oakland hills on June 12. The show will feature the talents of three soloists, including Sabrina Chern, 17, of Danville, as well as popular compositions by Leonard Bernstein, Sergei Rachmaninoff, John Philip Sousa and Johann Strauss II. Chern will perform the second movement of Hungarian composer Bela Bartok's "Violin Concerto No.

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  15. My role as conductor is to provoke curiosity and joyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | On An Overgrown Path

    ... 4r Musik and his subjects included piano and percussion as well as conducting, and among his mentors were Leonard Bernstein and Charles Mackerras. . Olivier Holt is particularly noted for his work in the opera house, he has conducted at many leading ...

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  16. Leonard Bernstein - composer, conductor, performer, educatorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | San Diego Reader

    I mentioned that Leonard Bernstein's Chichester Psalm is being performed this weekend at San Diego Symphony. That just so happens to coincide with a new documentary about Lenny.

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  17. Enjoy Marylhurst's spring operetta: 'Candide'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | West Linn Tidings

    Alistair Donkin of England will make his annual trip to Marylhurst University this spring to direct Leonard Bernstein's comic operetta, 'Candide.' 'All is for the best in this best of all possible worlds,' is the refrain of optimist Candide in Voltaire's classic story - until life's harsh realities threaten to shake his faith.

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  18. Odds & Ends: Hal Prince to Helm Candide, Jesse Tyler Ferguson Likes the Lyceum's Roof & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Broadway

    Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Hal Prince to Helm Candide Legendary director Hal Prince, who has been honored during his career with a record-breaking 21 Tony Awards, is set to take on Leonard Bernstein's Candide for New York City Opera.

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  19. Legendary Barbara Cook Spends One Night Only at Feinstein's/54 BelowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Her Broadway debut was in the short-lived whimsical puppet allegory musical, FLAHOOLEY, but after impressing Broadway as Ado Annie and Carrie Pipperidge in revivals of OKLAHOMA! and CAROUSEL, Barbara Cook started creating her own starring roles. She was an Amish girl hooked on a handsome New Yorker in PLAIN AND FANCY, she introduced the remarkable Leonard Bernstein aria "Glitter And Be Gay" in CANDIDE, she won a Tony as the strong-willed librarian in THE MUSIC MAN and melted hearts singing "Vanilla Ice Cream" in SHE LOVES ME.

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  20. 59E59 Theaters Sets 2016 Summer SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... stories of the aftermath of two intense love affairs. In September, Hershey Felder brings the brilliant Leonard Bernstein to life in MAESTRO, also part of 59E59 Theaters ' subscription season. Summer winds to a close with the US premieres of two new ...

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