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Leonard Bernstein at 100

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Daily, Now - November 5, 2017
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The GRAMMY Museum brings a free special traveling exhibit that draws from more than 150 photographs, personal items, papers, scores, correspondence, costumes, furniture and films. Leonard Bernstein at 100 is the official exhibit of the centennial and is the most comprehensive retrospective of Bernstein’s life and career ever staged in an exhibit setting.In addition to the objects and the multimedia presentations, the exhibit includes a number of interactive displays, designed to allow patrons deep access into Bernstein’s creative mind and music legacy. A listening bar will enable patrons to explore some of Bernstein’s most noted works. A vocal booth gives patrons the chance to sing lead in West Side Story. Another interactive breaks down the parts of a symphony for greater understanding of Bernstein’s greatest orchestral works, while a specially designed interactive gives patrons the opportunity to step into Bernstein’s conducting shoes and lead the New York Philharmonic.There are Bernstein home movies, Grammy performances, interviews with contemporaries and colleagues, clips of his most noted stage works, segments taken from Bernstein’s famous Young People’s Concerts, and performances with the New York Philharmonic.

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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F St. NW,
Washington, DC 20566
Foggy Bottom


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