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Festival Bernstein 100

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Nachtkonzert, One touch of Genius!

Songs for Broadway by Leonard Bernstein and Kurt Weill

Fredrika Brillembourg Mezzo Soprano, Frank Schulte Piano

Schedule:

Nachtkonzert: “One touch of Genius!”  Friday, November 23rd, 2018 11pm

Dinner with Lenny Sunday: November 25th, 2018 8:30pm

Candide: December 12 and 31, 2018 // January 10 and 25 // February 10 and March 27, 2019 7:30pm

Festival Bernstein 100

Between 1930 and 1970, Leonard Bernstein and Kurt Weill, both successful classical composers, turned their gifts to the Broadway stage. Their unforgettable songs, with lyrics by such luminaries as Ogden Nash, Maxwell Anderson, Stephen Sondheim, Betty Comden, and Adolf Green, expressed the tenor of the times, and became popular hits and part of our American musical vernacular.

One Touch of Genius is both an exploration of the lives of Bernstein and Weill and a tribute to the exuberance, wit, and dark beauty of their Broadway songs. The program will include music from On the Town, One Touch of Venus, Lost in the Stars, Wonderful Town, Lady in the Dark, Candide, Street Scene, West Side Story, Trouble in Tahiti, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Peter Pan, and Knickerbocker Holiday.

Earlier Event: July 6
Faust, Gounod
Later Event: November 25
Festival Bernstein 100

© · Fredrika Brillembourg