Saturday, December 30, 2017

Kick Off Leonard Bernstein's Centennial Celebration On New Year's Eve 'Live from Lincoln Center'

The Out Front reports:

2018 is the centennial of prolific composer, pianist and conductor, Leonard Bernstein and the entire country will get to join Live from Lincoln Center with what will be just one of countless celebrations throughout the year.

In its annual New Year’s Eve Concert, the New York Philharmonic will pay tribute to its Laureate Conductor with  “Bernstein on Broadway.” Included in the evening’s program will be selections from the “Candide,” On the Town,” and “West Side Story.”

(Image courtesy of PBS website)
The New York Philharmonic Website reports:

Who can resist Bernstein on Broadway? Toast the New Year and our Laureate Conductor’s 100th with West Side Story’s star-crossed lovers, On the Town’s fun-loving sailors, and Wonderful Town’s bright-eyed New Yorkers as portrayed by Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford, Hamilton’s Christopher Jackson, Cinderella’s Laura Osnes, and Next to Normal’s Aaron Tveit. Audience favorite Bramwell Tovey conducts.

SOLD OUT. Watch it on Live From Lincoln Center  on December 31 on PBS! (Check your local listings.)

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