Christine Ebersole, Thomas Hampson, Dawn Upshaw, and Yo-Yo Ma will join Michael Tilson-Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony for the initial concert of the Bernstein: The Best of All Possible Worlds celebration at 7pm on Wednesday, September 24 at Carnegie Hall.
The series, which runs through December 13 at various New York City venues, is in honor of the late Leonard Bernstein’s 90th birthday. The September 24 concert will feature songs from West Side Story, On the Town, A Quiet Place, and Trouble in Tahiti, among other offerings.
Highlights of the series also include a salute by the New York Pops featuring such vocalists as Christiane Noll and Lillias White (October 17); a Standard Time concert by Michael Feinstein (October 22), a series of screenings of classic telecasts ranging from Trouble in Tahiti to Candide and Wonderful Town at the Paley Center for Media (November 8-23); and the City Center Encores! mounting of the delicious On the Town (November 19-23).
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