Lenny & Friends
- Live! at 10th and G 945 G Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20001 United States (map)
Celebrate the influence Bernstein and his contemporaries had on each other and on modern day composers with a vocal tour de force. Works by Randall Thompson, Michael Tippett, Aaron Copland, Louise Talma, and Leonard Bernstein will showcase the raw vocal power of the unaccompanied chorus.
June 2 at 8 PM
June 9 at 8 PM
"It is hard to imagine the American musical world of the second half of the 20th century, without the giant footprints of Leonard Bernstein to follow in. Not only his music, but his dedication to young people, his brilliant conducting career, and his life were a monumental impact on the music of America."
—Joel Ayau, Accompanist and Education and Outreach Director
"Bernstein from every angle! We are thrilled to be a part of the global centennial celebrations of Leonard Bernstein with this concert, which looks at his own works, the works of his contemporaries, and the works of those inspired by him."
—Emma Moores, Development Director
"I can't wait to experience the Washington Chorus a cappella. Crisp sounds. New space. And an exciting look into how Bernstein shaped other composers and vice versa."
—Chase Maggiano, Executive Director