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Leonard Bernstein: America's Music Teacher

Sunday, August 24, 7:00 PM

Celebrate Leonard Bernstein's centennial with an exploration of his teaching style. Hosted by Andrea Blain, this new, music-filled two-hour special celebrates Bernstein's devotion to music education, through his Young Person's Concerts with the New York Philharmonic, his Harvard lectures, his CBS Omnibus Television specials, and his many writings about music.

Featured guests include conductors Marin Alsop and Andrew Litton, and others close to and inspired by Bernstein's novel and eclectic approach to teaching.

Musical works include those from Bernstein's Young Person's Concerts, and other lectures and presentations, including works by Beethoven, Mahler, Debussy, Ives, and Copland – an accessible playlist that explores Bernstein's approach to musical style, form and content and his enthusiasm and creativity in presenting it.

Cincinnati Public Radio