On August 25, 2018, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra joins the music world in celebrating the centennial of composer, conductor, pianist, author, and lecturer Leonard Bernstein, who was, according to John von Rhein, “one of the most phenomenally gifted and successful Renaissance men of music in American history.”
Between 1944 and 1988, Bernstein appeared with the Orchestra on several occasions in Orchestra Hall, at the Ravinia Festival, and in Milwaukee and New York City. For his complete performance and recording history, click below!
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TOP: Leonard Bernstein in rehearsal with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in June 1988 | Jim Steere photo