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Bernstein and me

this afternoon (tuesday 21st), 1.32-1.59pm (repeated 10.06pm), on bbc world service radio
leonard bernstein and me (presented by jon tolansky) (in the the documentary series)

“On the centenary of his birth, musician and broadcaster Jon Tolansky meets the people who continue to be inspired by Leonard Bernstein’s all-embracing approach to music and life and who are now breaking down boundaries themselves.
He hears personal recollections from • his son Alexander Bernstein as well as former pupils and world class musicians • Marin Alsop, • Thomas Hampson, • Midori, • Jason Robert Brown and • David Charles Abell.
Jon also speaks to fans for whom Leonard Bernstein has had a life-changing effect, despite only knowing him through his music, including • Elizabeth TeSelle, • Kathy Anderson and • Ivan Rodrigues, none of whom knew him personally, but for whom he has had a life-changing effect.
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Bernstein 100: the pianist

every evening this week (monday 20th to friday 24th), 9.45-10.00pm, 9.45-10.00pm, 10.00-10.15pm, 10.00-10.15pm, and 10.15-10.30pm, on bbc radio 3
bernstein 100: bernstein the pianist (5 episodes)

”1. Lenny meets the Juilliards: Members of the Juilliard Quartet join Bernstein in part of Mozart’s Piano Quartet in G minor, K.478
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Bernstein 100: the conductor

every afternoon this week (monday 20th to friday 24th), 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 3
bernstein 100: bernstein the conductor (5 episodes)

”1. Carmen at The Met: Excerpts from Leonard Bernstein’s spacious and dramatic 1973 recording of Bizet’s Carmen, recorded live at New York’s Metropolitan Opera and starring Marilyn Horne (Carmen) and James McCracken (Don José)
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EC: Bernstein 100

every morning this week (monday 20th to friday 24th), 10.30-11.00am, on bbc radio 3
bernstein 100 (presented by ian skelly) (5 episodes, in the essential classics series) concludes with …

“As we celebrate the Bernstein 100 season on Radio 3, Ian’s virtual ‘guest’ is Leonard Bernstein himself. Ian introduces …
1. one of his recordings of Beethoven’s third symphony, the ‘Eroica’
2. one of his recordings of Schumann’s second symphony
3. one of his recordings of Brahms’ fourth symphony
4. the famous Largo from Dvorak’s ‘New World’ Symphony
5. one of his recordings of Tchaikovsky’s sixth symphony, the ‘Pathetique’
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