Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern
Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.on Music Station
The many facets of Leonard Bernstein--composer, conductor, TV host, Broadway song writer
He was perhaps the most complete musician of the 20th century—composer, conductor, pianist, teacher, TV star.
There has never been anyone like him—before or since. He was truly one of a kind.
In the next hour, Leonard Bernstein and his wide-ranging influence on music—how we hear it, understand it, and feel it.
Essential Bernstein [for Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, Candide Overture]
WSS: Los Angeles Philharmonic, Bernstein cond.
Candide: Israel Philharmonic
Deutsche Grammophon 289 471 518-2
Bernstein: The Complete Naxos Recordings [for Fancy Free]
Sao Paulo Symphony, Marin Alsop cond.
Bernstein: The Complete Naxos Recordings [for Chichester Psalms]
Baltimore Symphony, Marin Alsop cond.
Bernstein: The Complete Naxos Recordings [for Symphony No. 2]
Bernstein: The Complete Naxos Recordings [for Slava!]
January 7, 2023
January 28, 2023
February 4, 2023