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Leonard Bernstein at 100

Leonard Bernstein at 100

Leonard Bernstein at 100 is the world-wide celebration of the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein, the composer, conductor, educator, musician, cultural ambassador, and humanitarian, officially beginning on August 25, 2017, Bernstein’s 99th birthday, and continuing through his 100th year until August 25, 2019.

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20 Sep 2018

CU Bernstein at 100

Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band
Free concert

The CU Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band celebrate Leonard Bernstein by featuring some of his greatest theatrical works: "Slava!," the Suite from "Cand...

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24 Sep 2018

CU Bernstein at 100

Public talk with Jamie Bernstein, Glenn Dicterow and Carol Oja
Free event

New Director of the American Music Research Center Susan Thomas moderates a lively and personal panel discussion on Leonard Bernstein with guests Jami...

CU Bernstein at 100

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26 Sep 2018

CU Bernstein at 100

Keyboard Department Student Recital: "Anniversaries"
Free concert

Throughout his career, Leonard Bernstein composed 29 "Anniversaries" for solo piano, each dedicated to someone important to him. Join our College of M...

CU Bernstein at 100

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27 Sep 2018

CU Bernstein at 100

CU Symphony Orchestra
Free concert

The University Symphony Orchestra and maestro Gary Lewis celebrate Leonard Bernstein with the composer's daughter, Jamie Bernstein, narrating. The sym...

Concert Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble ll

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Free concert

The Concert Jazz Ensemble, the Thompson Jazz Studies Program’s premier ensemble, performs music from the rich legacy of big band music, from its...

Faculty Tuesdays

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25 Sep 2018

Faculty Tuesdays

CU Bernstein at 100: Chamber Music with Jamie Bernstein
Free concert

Come celebrate Leonard Bernstein's chamber music and experience the more personal side of his compositions. Bernstein's eldest daughter, Jamie, hosts ...

Faculty Tuesdays

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11 Sep 2018

Faculty Tuesdays

CU Bernstein at 100 with the Jazz Faculty
Free concert

Leonard Bernstein wrote: "Jazz is the ultimate common denominator of the American musical style." The Thompson Jazz Studies Program faculty presents a...

West Side Story

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26 - 28 Oct 2018

West Side Story

A musical by Leonard Bernstein
Starting at $15

Based on a conception of Jerome Robbins, book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Celebrate Leonard Bernste...

CU Bernstein at 100

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7 Oct 2018

CU Bernstein at 100

Fall Festival of Choirs
Free Concert

The University Singers and University Choir perform Leonard Bernstein’s "Chichester Psalms," a dramatic 20-minute work for boy soprano, choir, o...

CU Bernstein at 100

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8 Sep 2018

CU Bernstein at 100

CU on the Weekend: Bernstein as Teacher: Exploring the Language of Music
Free event

Through their presentation, Theory faculty members Keith Waters, Steven Bruns and Philip Chang show and discuss excerpts from Leonard Bernstein’...

CU Bernstein at 100

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26 Sep 2018

CU Bernstein at 100

Citizen, Conductor, Composer: The continuing legacy of Leonard Bernstein
Free event

The Entrepreneurship Center for Music presents a conversation with Carol Oja on the enduring impact of a unique career. Learn more about CU Berns...

CU Bernstein at 100

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28 Sep 2018

CU Bernstein at 100

Master Class with Glenn Dicterow, violin
Free event

One of the most respected and influential concertmasters of his generation, Glenn Dicterow worked with music directors Zubin Mehta, Kurt Mazur, Lorin ...

CU Bernstein at 100

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21 Oct 2018

CU Bernstein at 100

Panel discussion: "West Side Story"
Free event

The Department of Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts and the College of Music present a special screening of the 1961 film "West Side Story." Winn...

CU Bernstein at 100

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21 Oct 2018

CU Bernstein at 100

Screening: "West Side Story"
Free event

The Department of Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts and the College of Music present a special screening of the 1961 film "West Side Story." Winn...

CU Bernstein at 100

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23 Sep 2018

CU Bernstein at 100

Screening: "The Dybbuk"
Free event

Join the College of Music and campus partners the Program in Jewish Studies and the Department of Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts for a screeni...