MISA 9th: Tovey/NY Philharmonic Perform Leonard Bernstein

The 9th Music in the Summer Air (MISA) continues with a celebration of Leonard Bernstein's 100th Birthday. British conductor, composer and pianist Bramwell Tovey and the New York Philharmonic will perform some of the legendary American composer's most famous numbers, including excerpts from the musical West Side Story, which he scored. Tovey's career has spanned decades, with roles including Music Director of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra, leading them in the world premiere of Penderecki's 8th Symphony. He's also been heavily involved in producing music for the BBC and Channel 4. He's even dabbled in opera, taking the speaking role of the The Impresario in the City Opera of Vancouver premiere of the comedy 'The Lost Operas of Mozart' in 2016. Tovey will also perform 'Rhapsody in Blue' by Gershwin on piano.

MISA 9th: Tovey/NY Philharmonic Perform Leonard Bernstein


Bernstein: Candide Overture 4’

Bernstein: Three Dance Variations from Fancy Free 7’

Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story 25’


Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue 16’

(Piano: Bramwell Tovey)


Bernstein: Three Dance Episodes from On the Town 11’

Programme provided by the event organizer and is subject to change.


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