Leonard Bernstein

Born: 1918-1990
Nationality: American
Education/Training: Harvard University, Curtis Institute of Music
Best Known For: composer of many fields including classical works, operas, ballets, and musical theater
Notable Compositions:
Symphony No. 1: Jeremiah; Symphony No. 2: The Age of Anxiety; Symphony No. 3: Kaddish; Prelude; Fugue and Riffs; Serenade; Symphonic Dances from West Side Story; Chichester Pslams; Mass: A Theater Piece for Singers; Players and Dancers; Songfest; Divertimento; Halil Touches; Missa Brevis; Thirteen Anniversaries; Concerto for Orchestra; Jubilee Games; Arias for Barcarolles; Operas: Trouble in Tahiti and A Quiet Place; Ballets: Fancy Free and Facsimile, and Dybbuk; Musical theatre: On The Town, Wonderful Town, Candide, West Side Story, and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Assignments: Music Director of the New York Philharmonic; Music Director of the New York City Symphony Orchestra; director of orchestral and conducting departments at Tanglewood; head of the Creative Arts Festival at Brandeis University
Curious Facts:
as an author he wrote: The Joy of Music, The Infinite Variety of Music and The Unanswered Question
Notable Recordings:
film score: On the Waterfront
REPERTOIRE : Chichester Psalms
Exult 01/22/2006
Choral Treasures from Mexico 11/19/1999
Jewish Treasures 02/04/1996
The All American Concert 10/28/1979
Christmas Echoes 12/15/1968
Pasadena Concert 12/21/1968
LA Phil: Mozart Requiem/Chichester Psalms 09/13/2011
Claremont Colleges Concert 03/25/1971
REPERTOIRE : Missa Brevis
Sound of the Ages 03/27/1994
LA Phil: Candide 09/02/2010
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