Bing Search

Leonard Bernstein

© Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Born: Aug 25, 1918 in Lawrence, MA
User rating: 
98 Ratings
Rate this artist:
Died: Oct 14, 1990 in New York, NY
Genre: Other, Pop/Rock, Classical, Jazz
Biography: No figure in 20th century American classical music had as prominent or controversial a career -- or did more to sell classical music to the general public as something genuinely exciting, and worth getting into a sweat over -- than Leonard Bernstein. For more than 30 years, from his assumption of the ...Read full biography
Leonard Bernstein: A Tribute
Released: 1997
Label: Sony Classical
Critics' Rating:
Sony Classical's 1997 reissue of Leonard Bernstein's own early '60s recordings of his orchestral versions of some of his theater and film music was part of its Bernstein Century series and was an especially ...Read full review
Released: 1956
Label: CBS Records
Critics' Rating:
Candide, as a musical/opera, has a highly complex history, having gone through multiple alterations since it first premiered in 1956 with a book by Lillian Hellman. In the 1974 version, the book was rewritten ...Read full review
Broadway season features Sting, Jackman and Peter Pan
Aug 28, 6:57 AM EST
Hugh Jackman, Sting and Helen Mirren are Peter Pan are the highlights of new Broadway season
Leonard Bernstein comes to life in New York
Jul 16, 5:42 AM EST
Hershey Felder helps Leonard Bernstein come to life in New York with one-man show
Musical revival of 'On the Town' finds a home
Mar 6, 11:05 AM EST
Musical revival of 'On the Town' finds a home on Broadway in old Foxwoods Theatre
Levine to resume full Met schedule next season
Feb 12, 7:07 PM EST
Conductor James Levine to resume full schedule at Metropolitan Opera next season
more on msn music
Miranda Lambert/Pharrell Williams/Janelle Monae
See highlights from this summers' biggest current tours and festivals
Ed Sheeran: From touring with Taylor to a single with Pharrell, British troubadour navigates to pop's mainstream
Most memorable BET moments: Check out six highlights from the 2014 awards' nearly four hour event
Courtney on Kurt: His widow and Hole front woman reveals Cobain was "desperate" to achieve rock stardom
Prince reigns: The funk-rock-pop wizard reveals another full-length set ready to roll out for fans