Lenny’s Playlist, Part I

August 30, 2019, 9:00 pm

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Works conducted and composed by Leonard Bernstein, who was born on August 25, 1918.


All works conducted by Leonard Bernstein except as noted.

Bernstein: Overture to Candide
(no conductor)

Schumann: Manfred Overture, Op. 115

J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, BWV 1050
John Wummer, flute; Isaac Stern, violin

Thomson: Four Saints in Three Acts: Acts III & IV (abridged)
Betty Allen; mezzo-soprano; McHenry Boatwright, bass; Lee Venora, soprano; Arnold Voketaitis, baritone; Robert Eckert, tenor; Choral Art Society, dir. William Jonson

Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
John Bogart, boy alto; Camerata Singers, dir. Abraham Kaplan

Russo: Symphony No. 2 in C, Op. 32, “Titans”
Maynard Ferguson, trombone

Debussy: Rhapsody for Saxophone and Piano
Sigurd Rascher, saxophone

Brubeck, H. II: AndanteBallad from Dialogues for Jazz Combo & Orchestra
Dave Brubeck Quartet