Leonard Bernstein

‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ ‘The Cut Out Girl’ And More To Read, Watch And Do This Weekend

Aretha Franklin was the heartbeat of American music, an unmatchable talent with an unmatchable presence. Thursday’s news of her death from pancreatic …

Jewish Culture

A boat festival, traveling reptiles, and a stone-carving symposium

<b>NORTH OF BOSTON</b><p><b>SALEM</b> Ahoy, mateys! Vintage motor yachts, schooners, and other vessels from the 1900s to the 1960s will be displayed during the 36th …

Bears

NYJO/Armstrong/Barker review – jazzy Prom is a riot of sounds

Its most famous alumnus is Amy Winehouse but the National Youth Jazz Orchestra has been a seedbed for dozens of other top musicians over the past 50 years, providing fertile ground for both Britain’s jazz scene and the pop session world. This isn’t NYJO’s first Prom – previous iterations featured …

Music

‘Mr. Key West’ is on his way to having the island he owns named after him

It’s already his island, the one about e8 1/2 miles off of Key West he bought in 1974.<p>But David Wolkowsky, the legendary developer, visionary and …

Key West

Celebrate Leonard Bernstein On Montana Public Radio

The energetic and thrilling sounds of American composer Leonard Bernstein have influenced much of our listening experience and music-making today. …

Flute

Remembering Bernstein

In 2000, after recording five members of the New York Philharmonic recalling their former, beloved music director, <b>Leonard Bernstein</b>, Sara Fishko felt she had nothing to add to their very specific, compelling memories - except music, perhaps. Here are the orchestra players in this archival <i>Fishko</i> …

New York Philharmonic

Leonard Bernstein will always be America's music teacher

http://www.classicalmpr.org/story/2018/08/16/leonard-bernstein-will-always-be-americas-music-teacher<p>Many Americans were inspired by Leonard …

Concerts

Westerville Symphony will pay tribute to centennial of Bernstein's birth

The Westerville Symphony, led by conductor Peter Stafford Wilson, will perform works composed by Leonard Bernstein, including pieces from "Candide" …

Flute

Ten Things to Do in Chicago This Week

The Ten<p><i>Don’t-miss picks for August 16 through August 22, 2018</i><p>1 LSD Tour<p>Country:On this cheekily named triple bill, bona fide country legends (Lucinda …

Chicago

Boston Ballet And BSO Collaborate For First Time To Celebrate Centennial Of Robbins And Bernstein

Support the news<p>A lively tune ignites the sounds of a celebration as three young, spirited sailors peer out into the unknown in Jerome Robbins’ …

Dance

10 New Books We Recommend This Week

Big lives cast long shadows on this week’s list of recommended books. In “Famous Father Girl,” Leonard Bernstein’s elder daughter, Jamie, describes what it was like having the renowned conductor/composer for a dad. “Empress” explains how Nur Jahan came to amass power and influence in a patriarchal …

Books

"A curious situation has arisen." That's how Leonard Bernstein began an unusual pre-concert address to an audience. He went on to disavow the performance he was about to conduct

article<p>Philosophy …

Philosophy

Tony-Nominated Actor Mark Baker Dies at 71

He was best known for his starring role in Harold Prince’s 1974 revival of Candide.<p>Mark Baker, who earned a Tony Award nomination for his performance …

Tony Awards

Bernstein on Bach

Not long ago, Turner Classic Movies aired several episodes of the 1950s television show <i>Omnibus</i> in which that most engaging and passionate of …

Piano

Susan Lacy (‘Spielberg’ director) says the man behind the blockbusters is a more ‘personal filmmaker’ than he gets credit for [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW]

“I never felt he really got the recognition for being what I call a personal filmmaker,” reveals “Spielberg” director <b>Susan Lacy</b>. As a documentarian, …

Entertainment

As You Like It by William Shakespeare, Directed by Allyn Burrows, Outdoors in the Roman Garden Theatre,

Artists<p>Ariel Bock<p>(Vocal Coach)<p><i>thirty-fifth season</i> (Producing Associate; Director, <i>Pride and Prejudice</i>; Vocal Coach, <i>Macbeth</i>, <i>As You Like It</i>) S&Co: Mom</i> …

Boston

A new musical season at the Gardner

Music curator George Steel has assembled his first concert season at the museum.

Boston

‘Side by Side by Sondheim’ doesn’t go far at the Odyssey

Apparently the songs of composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim are not failsafe.<p>He’s the genius behind some of the last century’s and some of this one’s …

West Side Story

4 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend

<i>Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.</i><p><b>BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA</b> at Tanglewood in Lenox, Mass. (Aug. 17-18, 8 p.m.; Aug. 19, 2:30 p.m.). A heavyweight weekend in the Berkshires begins on Friday with Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4, …

Flute

Essay: George Plimpton: The Professional Amateur

ON the walls of George Plimpton's apartment and office, amid the photographs, posters, paintings, prints, drawings, letters, manuscript pages, animal …

New York Philharmonic

Holland Knight Recruits Phila. Litigation Leader From Reed Smith | The Legal Intelligencer

<i>Carolyn Short</i><p>Holland & Knight has added to its Philadelphia roster again, taking a group of lawyers from Reed Smith for the third time this …

Law

MTT Launches Next-to-Last S.F. Symphony Season

Michael Tilson Thomas is about to embark on his penultimate season as music director of the San Francisco Symphony. He announced last year that he …

Flute

West Side Story, BBC Proms, London — brilliant Bernstein | Financial Times

A lot of restraint has been shown this year. Although the celebrations to mark Leonard Bernstein’s centenary started even before the year had begun, …

West Side Story

Jennifer Dinoia And Michael Campayno Reunite at Broadway At The Pierre

Elphaba and Fiyero are back together again! The Pierre New York, A Taj Hotel is delighted to announce that former cast members Jennifer DiNoia and …

Carrie Underwood

Videos - Prom 39 - Proms 2018 Prom 39: West Side Story - BBC

You must enable JavaScript to play content<p>Highlights mix from Bernstein's West Side Story<p>View More From Prom 39<p>Bernstein’s West Side Story bursts with sensual rhythms and big-hearted melodies.<p>03:04Highlights mix from Bernstein's West Side Story<p>View More From Prom 39<p>150:00Prom 39: the John Wilson …

West Side Story

Read Reviews for BBC Proms' West Side Story Concert

The London concert was part of the worldwide celebration of the Leonard Bernstein centennial.<p>A concert version of Leonard Bernstein’s <i>West Side Story</i> …

West Side Story

Review Roundup: Eden Espinosa, Mikaela Bennett and More Star in WEST SIDE STORY for BBC Proms

The BBC Proms concert of West Side Story was presented this week in conjunction with the centennial celebration of composer Leonard Bernstein.The …

West Side Story

Summer's last blast of symphonic sounds

And in a flash, the summer’s orchestral season comes to an end this weekend.<p>Both the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s residency at the Ravinia Festival, in Highland Park, and the Grant Park Orchestra’s appearances at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, will close with exclamation points.<p>Each …

New York Philharmonic

Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, BBC Proms — satisfying on every level | Financial Times

The celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s centenary once again provided the impetus for this Prom by Italy’s leading symphonic ensemble under its …

Flute

Brooklyn’s Best Underground Music Scene: In the Catacombs of Green-Wood Cemetery

Earlier this week, I witnessed one of the most riveting and unusual chamber music performances of my lifetime: Bridget Kibbey (who’s been called “a Yo-Yo Ma of the harp”) and an ever-changing ensemble of strings performing works from Saint-Saëns, Debussy, and Bach, among others, in an intimate …

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