Leonard Bernstein: Portrait

18 May 2018

Barcode: 0190295655877

Other participants: Minnesota Orchestra, Edo de Waart, Paul Searle-Barnes, Paul Turner, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton

Everybody's darling, a charismatic universal genius: Whether as pianist, conductor or composer, Leonard Bernstein took the world of music by storm. "Lenny" celebrated his first stunning success on Broadway with On the Town, and his West Side Story became a worldwide hit. A brilliant conductor who burst the bounds of musical convention, he thrilled audiences all over the globe. Wherever he appeared he was welcomed with affection and admiration, peerless in his ability to unite glamour and musical genius.