Latest Leonard Bernstein Stories

2011-08-15 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SYCO/Columbia Records is proud to announce the upcoming release of Dream With Me In Concert, a live performance DVD from Jackie Evancho, the brilliant 11-year-old soprano who captivated the country with her breakout performances last summer on "America's Got Talent." The concert includes the songs from Jackie's chart-topping first full-length studio album Dream With Me, produced by the legendary David Foster, plus two bonus tracks that were...

2011-05-11 09:00:00

PASADENA, Calif., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning this summer, passionately innovative conductor Rachael Worby will be enriching the Los Angeles arts scene, and creating a new audience for orchestral music, with the eclectic and ground-breaking offerings of a new orchestra, MUSE/IQUE. The showcase event will feature legendary American soprano Ms. Jessye Norman on Saturday, July 30th, 2011 at 7:30pm at Caltech's Beckman Mall, outdoors among the olive trees. The program will...

2011-05-10 22:50:00

DAYTON, Ohio, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- No one should ever accuse Dayton's performing arts community of not thinking big. Performances of Bernstein's eclectic stage production MASS are almost unheard-of, even in major metropolitan markets. But now this groundbreaking stage work, in its full glory, comes to vivid life in the Mead Theatre at the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center in Dayton, Ohio in two landmark performances at 8:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 13...

2011-03-03 06:50:00

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- John Morris Russell, one of North America's most celebrated orchestral conductors, has agreed to take up the baton as "Principal Guest Conductor" for the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra (HHSO, http://www.hhso.org/) for the 2011-2012 season, underway in October. "We're thrilled for this opportunity to have a major international talent like Maestro Russell come to our community," said Edward Parrish, orchestra board chairman. "When we...

2010-11-22 06:32:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Coinciding with the 90th Anniversary of Isaac Stern's birth, Sony Masterworks releases Carnegie Hall Presents Isaac Stern: Keeping the Doors Open - available November 30, 2010 - focusing on the violinist as the primary catalyst fifty years ago in the movement to save Carnegie Hall from demolition. Stern's Citizens Committee to Save Carnegie Hall paved the way for the beloved venue to survive at a time when its future seemed bleak. One hundred and...

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