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April 2018

12 Thursday
01:00 pm
TOTAL EMBRACE: Leonard Bernstein at 100
NOVUS NY/Julian Wachner
Trinity Wall Street, New York, NY, USA
05:30 pm
Faces of Love: Leonard Bernstein Centennial Concert
Erich Buchholz/Alex Honzen/Donald Knight/Kimberly McCord/Marcie Tilkin
Ruggles Hall, Newberry Library, Chicago, IL, USA

Faces of Love: Leonard Bernstein Centennial Concert, is a tribute to the musical legacy of Norman Pellegrini, co-founder of Chicago Classical Radio WFMT, voice of the Chicago Symphony and the Lyric Opera. The concert will highlight the centenary year of Leonard Bernstein with compositions of Bernstein and music of composers that he performed and championed, including songs of Brahms, Verdi, Mahler, and Poulenc.

06:30 pm
West Side Story
Henrik Svenning, conductor/Kasper Hoff, director/Mathias Flint, director
Aarhus Teater, Aarhus, Denmark
07:30 pm
Chichester Psalms
Colorado Symphony/Brett Mitchell
Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver, CO, USA
07:30 pm
Wonderful Town
Staatsoperette Dresden/Peter Christian Feigel
Staatsoperette, Dresden, Germany
07:30 pm
Juilliard PianoScope: Bernstein’s America
Paul Hall, New York, NY, United States

In celebration of the Bernstein Centennial, 11 Juilliard pianists present a selection of American piano works by Bernstein, Barber, Copland, Corigliano, and others, interspersed with readings of Bernstein's speeches and letters to and from Aaron Copland, Stephen Sondheim, Bette Davis, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, William Schuman, and others, given by Juilliard actors. The program includes a selection of his colorful miniatures, the Anniversaries, each dedicated to a friend or fellow musician on their birthdays.

07:30 pm
Bernstein at 100!
Michael Brown
The Mansion at Strathmore, North Bethesda, MD, United States
08:00 pm
West Side Story
Charl-Johan Lingenfelder, conductor/Matthew Wild, director/Louisa Talbot, choreographer
The Fugard Theater/Artscape Opera House, Cape Town, South Africa
08:00 pm
Essener Philharmoniker/Tomas Netopil
Philharmonie, Alfried Krupp Saal, Essen, Germany
08:00 pm
Serenade (after Plato's 'Symposium')
Konzerthausorchester Berlin/ Dennis Russell Davies/Kolja Blacher
Konzerthaus, Großer Saal, Berlin, Germany