New! Leonard Bernstein’s Jewish Heritage: A Symposium with Jaime Bernstein
Monday, January 22, 7pm
The impact of Leonard Bernstein’s family life, Jewish heritage and religious and cultural awareness on his music and his life. Join us for a panel discussion with: Jaime Bernstein, daughter of Leonard Bernstein; George Hanson, Tucson Desert Song Festival Director and long-time assistant of Leonard Bernstein; Dr. Matthew Mugmon, Professor of Music at UA and former Leonard Bernstein Scholar with the New York Philharmonic; Dr. Daniel Asia, Professor of Music at UA and head of the composition department; Dr. Gil Ribak, Professor of American Jewish History and Culture at UA. Leonard Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms” will be performed by the Marana High School Chorus under the direction of Sarah Ross.
Presented by The J and Tucson Desert Song Festival Ballroom $5 suggested donation