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Lenny at 100: A Bernstein Centennial Festival

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American composer, conductor and pianist Leonard Bernstein was born on August 25, 1918. The Fort Worth Symphony is participating in the worldwide celebration of the 100th birthday of Bernstein. Miguel Harth-Bedoya will conduct the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra in a three-concert festival showcasing Bernstein's work. Concerts will be performed the weekend of August 24-26.

Friday, August 24 - Bernstein' Jeremiah Symphony
Slava! A Political Overture for Orchestra
Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Symphony No. 1, "Jeremiah"
Featured Artists: Kelley O'Connor, Mezzo-Soprano

Saturday, August 25 - Bernstein on the Town
Three Episodes from On the Town
Sonata for Clarinet and Orchestra
Prelude Fugue & Riffs
Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront
Featured Artists: David Shifrin, Clarinet

Sunday, August 26 - Voices of Bernstein
Overture to Candide
Three Dances from Fancy Free
Selections from Candide, Trouble in Tahiti, Arias and Barcarolles, and more
Chichester Psalms
Featured Artists: Kelley O'Connor, Mezzo-Soprano; Michael Adams, Baritone; and Bernstein Festival Chorus

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