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Leonard Bernstein Marathon

DEC 02, 2017 | 1:00 PM TO 9:00 PM

Details

WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

ROOM:

1201: Elebash Recital Hall

WHEN:

December 02, 2017: 1:00 PM-9:00 PM

ADMISSION:

Free; first-come, first-served

SPONSOR:

Public Programs

Description

A monumental eight-hour concert featuring performances of Leonard Bernstein’s most beloved works and some hidden gems. World premieres of new works by contemporary composers who were influenced by Bernstein’s work will add a unique element to the day. Curated and hosted by New York Festival of Song’s Michael Barrett as part of the worldwide “Bernstein at 100” celebration. 

FREE; FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED. NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. JOIN US FOR ANY PART OF THE MARATHON.
 
Presented with the New York Festival of Song and the Ph.D./D.M.A. Programs in Music. The Bernstein Marathon is made possible, in part, by a generous gift from Judy Evnin. The NYFOS Next new works part of the marathon is supported by the Susan W. Rose Fund for Music.

BERNSTEIN MARATHON SCHEDULE
 
1:00 p.m.  - Overture to Candide (Michael Barrett, Michael Brown, piano)
 
I Hate Music (Amy Owens, soprano; Norman Carey, piano)
 
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano (Igor Begelman, clarinet; Michael Barrett, piano)
 
The Harvard Krokodiloes
 
Piano Sonata
 
Piano Trio (Osterkamp, piano; Nathan Vickery, cello; Jinsuk (Jason) Yu, violin)
 
Overture to Candide (Barrett, Brown)
 
Anniversary Project (Lara Downs)
 
Lamentation from Symphony No.1 “Jeremiah” (Katherine Pracht, mezzo-soprano; Michael Barrett, piano)
 
4:00 p.m.  - Touches (Michael Brown, piano)
 
Bridal Suite for Piano 3-hands (Leann Osterkamp, Ursula Oppens, piano)
 
Overture to Candide (Barrett, Brown)
 
Leonard Bernstein: His World Through His Music (Alexander Bernstein, narrator; Carla Dirlikov, mezzo-soprano; Justin Snyder, piano)
 
Overture to Candide (Barrett, Brown)
 
Glitter and Be Gay from Candide (Amy Owens, soprano; Michael Barrett, piano)
 
6:00 p.m. - NYFOS Next (songs by Bernstein, premieres by Daniel Sabzgabahaei, Denice Mei Yan Hofmann) 
 
(Amy Owens, soprano; Katherine Pracht, mezzo-soprano; Vale Rideout, tenor; Jesse Blumberg, baritone; Michael Barrett, Leann Osterkamp, piano)
 
Overture to Candide (Barrett, Brown)
 
8:00 p.m.  - Halil (Paula Robison, flute; Michael Brown, piano; Michael Barrett, conductor)
 
Three Meditations from Mass (Nick Cannelakis, cello; Michael Brown, piano; Michael Barrett, conductor)

I Go On from Mass (Amy Owens, soprano, Michael Barrett, piano)
 
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Times are approximate.