CCM showcases Leonard Bernstein’s Broadway legacy with Lenny and Friends, a concert of musical theatre masterworks at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb 25, 2018. CCM’s stars-of-tomorrow and alumni guest artists perform treasured show tunes from Wonderful Town, West Side Story, Guys and Dolls, Kiss Me Kate and much more.
The acclaimed CCM Philharmonia will be joined by current Musical Theatre students Bailee Endebrock and Frankie Thams, along with recent graduates Paul Schwensen and Emily Kristen Morris, for this Prestige Series performance. Luke Flood, Henry Lewers, Buddy Langley and Mark Gibson conduct.
CCM’s celebration of Bernstein at 100 continues through November 2018, spanning two concert seasons and over a dozen major performances! Highlights include Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, the Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront, The Age of Anxiety, Trouble in Tahiti, Serenade after Plato's Symposium, Chichester Psalms, Songfest, Fancy Free and much more.
You can learn more about CCM's yearlong Bernstein Festival by visiting ccm.uc.edu/about/villagenews/save-the-date/bernstein-centennial-festival.