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2008-12-26 10:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, January 1, 2009, from 9 am to 5 pm and 7 pm to 10 pm, public radio station 89.9 FM KCRW-Santa Monica and www.KCRW.com presents a marathon broadcast and live webstream simulcast of the groundbreaking 11-hour documentary series, Leonard Bernstein: An American Life. Produced by Steve Rowland and winner of the prestigious Peabody Award, the series illuminates the life and work of musical titan Leonard Bernstein, narrated by Academy...

2008-09-12 06:00:27

By Cheryl North Why would the management of New York's Carnegie Hall look all the way across the United States to San Francisco to fill the niche for its upcoming opening night gala commemorating the 90th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein's birth? Because the Bay Area's maestro Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony are arguably the best qualified in the country to do the job. MTT, as Thomas is popularly known, is likely the artist most deeply influenced by, as well as...

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