Step into the world of “American Portraits” in an evening that promises to be a musical journey through the heart of the United States. Under the skilled baton of conductor Julie Desbordes, the stage will come alive with the resonant harmonies and captivating narratives that define American music. Join us for a symphonic exploration that pays tribute to the essence of America’s musical legacy illustrated by Banfield, Copland and Berstein; all while being guided by the unparalleled insights of our esteemed guest, Jamie Bernstein, daughter of the legendary Leonard Bernstein.
Bill Banfield, Symphony No.6 “Four Songs for Five American Voices” (20’32)
I-If Bernstein Wrote It…
II-In an Ellington Mood
III-I’m DiZzy over Miles
IV-Someone Said Her Name Was Sarah
Aaron Copland: Lincoln Portrait
Narrator: Jamie Bernstein
Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story Symphonic Dances
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