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Leonard Bernstein News

Date of Birth: August 25, 1918
Date of Death: October 14, 1990 (72)
Birth Place: Lawrence, MA, USA
Gender: Male
LA Opera Announces 2017-18 Season - Ana Maria Martinez in CARMEN, Placido Domingo in NABUCCO and More!LA Opera Announces 2017-18 Season - Ana Maria Martinez in CARMEN, Placido Domingo in NABUCCO and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

To launch the season, the dazzling Ana María Martínez returns to Los Angeles as opera's most delectable femme fatale in a striking production, new to Los Angeles, of Carmen, filled with sensuality, danger, and intense theatricality. Another bonus: this will be the first time the world-renowned James Conlon conducts Carmen in LA. The season continues with one of LA Opera's favorite stars, soprano Nino Machaidze, taking the stage in The Pearl Fishers, a beautifully detailed production of one of Bizet's early treasures. (more...)

LA Opera Announces Its 2017-18 Season!LA Opera Announces Its 2017-18 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Placido Domingo has announced LA Opera's 2017/18 season, which is filled with magnificent productions of classic favorites and treasured rarities that may be new to you. (more...)

Broadway Couple Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley to Celebrate Human Race Theatre's 30th AnniversaryBroadway Couple Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley to Celebrate Human Race Theatre's 30th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

On Friday, February 24, Broadway legends and husband and wife team Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley take to the Loft Theatre stage for one night only to help The Human Race Theatre Company celebrate its 30th anniversary in Broadway and Beyond, a musical review. (more...)

Ardea Arts and The Garden State Philharmonic Present ANIMAL TALES, 3/25Ardea Arts and The Garden State Philharmonic Present ANIMAL TALES, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Ardea Arts in partnership with The Garden State Philharmonic presents the World Concert Premiere of ANIMAL TALES at The Jay & Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College (1 College Drive, Toms River, NJ 08754) on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 7pm. For more information, visit: www.ardeaarts.com/animal-tales. (more...)

Joshua Bell and Jennifer Koh to Return for Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's 50th Anniversary Season; Lineup Announced!Joshua Bell and Jennifer Koh to Return for Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's 50th Anniversary Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), one of the nation's premier orchestras as well as a leader in presenting wide-ranging repertoire and adventurous commissions, announces programming for its milestone 50th Anniversary season in 2017-18, which spotlights its virtuosic artists and builds upon the Orchestra's five decades of intimate and transformative musical programs. (more...)

The National Philharmonic Features Chinese Gold Medal Pianist Haochen Zhang, 1/28The National Philharmonic Features Chinese Gold Medal Pianist Haochen Zhang, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The National Philharmonic's 2016-2017 season at The Music Center at Strathmore continues on the Chinese New Year with Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 with Chinese gold medal pianist Haochen Zhang and Antonín Dvo?ák's Symphony No. 8 in G Major. Both will be led by Philharmonic Music Director and Conductor Piotr Gajewski. Zhang and Gajewski are both former child prodigies. Since his gold medal win at the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, the 26-year-old pianist has captivated audiences in the United States, Europe and Asia, with a unique combination of deep musical sensitivity, fearless imagination and spectacular virtuosity. The double performance will be held Saturday, January 28 at 8 pm. and Sunday, January 29 at 3 pm in the Concert Hall. There will be an audience question and answer session with Zhang and Gajewski after each performance. Ticket prices are $23-$78 and are free for children age 7-17. Strathmore is located at 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. For more informationor to purchase tickets, visit www.nationalphilharmonic.org or call 301.760.4403. (more...)

Sony Classical Celebrates NY Philharmonic's 175th Season With CD Release, 4/7Sony Classical Celebrates NY Philharmonic's 175th Season With CD Release, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Sony Classical will celebrate the New York Philharmonic's 175th anniversary season with New York Philharmonic - 175th Anniversary Edition, a 65-CD compilation of the Orchestra's recordings from 1917 to 1995, to be released on April 7, 2017. (more...)

Houston Symphony Principal Bass Robin Kesselman Announced as Soloist, 2/2Houston Symphony Principal Bass Robin Kesselman Announced as Soloist, 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Houston Symphony Principal Bass Robin Kesselman steps out in front of the orchestra for the first time as a soloist at 8 p.m. Feb. 2-3, 2017, to perform Serge Koussevitzky's Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra (more...)

Maria Friedman to Make Feinstein's/54 Below Solo Debut with LENNY & STEVEMaria Friedman to Make Feinstein's/54 Below Solo Debut with LENNY & STEVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Three-time Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman makes her Feinstein's/54 Below solo debut this fall with shows on September 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23 at 7pm. (more...)

Ardea Arts and The Garden State Philharmonic Present the World Concert Premiere of ANIMAL TALESArdea Arts and The Garden State Philharmonic Present the World Concert Premiere of ANIMAL TALES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Ardea Arts in partnership with The Garden State Philharmonic presents the World Concert Premiere of ANIMAL TALES at The Jay & Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College (1 College Drive, Toms River, NJ 08754) on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 7pm. For more information, visit: www.ardeaarts.com/animal-tales. (more...)

Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra Presents SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE, 2/19Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra Presents SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra (VAMSO) will embark on a thrilling musical journey with Hector Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique, February 19, 2017, 2pm at the Orpheum Theatre. (more...)

BrightSide Theatre to Continue Sixth Season with MOON OVER BUFFALOBrightSide Theatre to Continue Sixth Season with MOON OVER BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, continues its sixth season - Classic Broadway. Moon Over Buffalo will perform at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Street in Naperville March 10-26, 2017. (more...)

Princeton Symphony to Feature Sierra Boggess as Guest Vocalist for POPS! Concert, 2/4Princeton Symphony to Feature Sierra Boggess as Guest Vocalist for POPS! Concert, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

On Saturday, February 4 at 8 pm, The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO)'s Saturday Evening POPS! concert celebrates famous songs and music of the stage and screen with guest vocalist Sierra Boggess and the return of Lucas Richman as host and conductor. The concert highlights iconic melodies from productions which have found success on both stage and screen. Ms. Boggess performs songs from Breakfast at Tiffany's, The Little Mermaid, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Love Never Dies, and In the Good Old Summertime. The evening also includes a tribute to George Gershwin, dance music by Leonard Bernstein from On the Town, and selections from Oliver! and The Producers. The concert takes place at Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall on the campus of Princeton University. (more...)

Princeton Symphony to Welcome Sierra Boggess for 'Saturday Evening POPS!' ConcertPrinceton Symphony to Welcome Sierra Boggess for 'Saturday Evening POPS!' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

On Saturday, February 4 at 8 pm, The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO)'s Saturday Evening POPS! concert celebrates famous songs and music of the stage and screen with guest vocalist Sierra Boggess and the return of Lucas Richman as host and conductor. (more...)

WAIT UNTIL DARK Kicks Off New Year at Paradise TheatreWAIT UNTIL DARK Kicks Off New Year at Paradise Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

WAIT UNTIL DARK a mystery drama, by Frederick Knott A sinister con man, Roat, and two ex-convicts, Mike and Carlino, are about to meet their match. They have traced the location of a mysterious doll, which they are much interested in, to the Greenwich Village apartment of Sam Hendrix and his blind wife. (more...)

Cellist Michael Finckel to Perform in Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Recital SeriesCellist Michael Finckel to Perform in Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Recital Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Cellist Michael Finckel is the featured artist at Hoff-Barthelson Music School's HB Artist Recital Series on Friday, February 3, 2017, at 8:00 pm at the Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Road, Scarsdale. Joining Mr. Finckel on the concert are fellow HBMS faculty members Gary Kosloski, violin and Gerald Robbins, piano. (more...)

Kennedy Center for the Arts to Host Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 18th Annual Washington, D.C. Opening Night Gala BenefitKennedy Center for the Arts to Host Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 18th Annual Washington, D.C. Opening Night Gala Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

On Tuesday, February 7th, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 18th Annual Washington, D.C. Opening Night Gala Benefit will celebrate the opening of its yearly week-long engagement at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. After the 7pm opening program at the Opera House featuring performances celebrating the birth centennials of jazz legends Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie and Alvin Ailey's always inspiring masterpieceRevelations, Artistic Director Robert Battle and Ailey's renowned dancers will join guests for dinner and dancing on the Terrace Level of the Kennedy Center. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Houston Grand Opera expands its commitment to broadening the audience for opera with a 2017-18 season that includes the first presentations of Leonard Bernstein's classic musical West Side Story by a major American opera house and the world premiere of composer Ricky Ian Gordon and librettist Royce Vavrek's holiday opera The House without a Christmas Tree. HGO will present its first performances in a quarter century of two iconic works: Richard Strauss's revenge-filled Elektra with virtuoso sopranoChristine Goerke in the tempestuous title role and 2016 Richard Tucker Award-winner and HGO Studio alumna Tamara Wilson in her role debut as Chrysothemis, under the baton of HGO Artistic and Music Director Patrick Summers; and Bellini's grand-scale tragedy Norma showcasing the debut of stellar dramatic soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska in the notoriously difficult title role, with 2015 Tucker winner and HGO Studio alumna Jamie Barton as Adalgisa. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Announces 2017-18 SeasonHouston Grand Opera Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Houston Grand Opera expands its commitment to broadening the audience for opera with a 2017-18 season that includes the first presentations of Leonard Bernstein's classic musical West Side Story by a major American opera house and the world premiere of composer Ricky Ian Gordon and librettist Royce Vavrek 's holiday opera The House without a Christmas Tree. (more...)

Jury Members Announced for 2017 Sundance Film FestivalJury Members Announced for 2017 Sundance Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Sundance Institute will convene 24 experts in film, art, culture and science to award feature-length work shown at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival (more...)

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