Bernstein was appointed to his first permanent conducting post inas Assistant II- Andante/ III- Allegro - Leonard Bernstein Conducts The New York Philharmonic Orchestra And The Columbia Symphony Orchestra* / Shostakovich* of the New York Philharmonic. On November 14,Bernstein substituted on a few hours notice for the ailing Bruno Walter at a Carnegie Hall concert, which was broadcast nationally on radio, receiving critical acclaim.
Soon orchestras worldwide sought him out as a guest conductor. After Serge Koussevitzky died inBernstein headed the orchestral and conducting departments at Tanglewood, teaching there for many years. Inhe married the Chilean actress and pianist, Felicia Montealegre. He was also visiting Album) professor, and head of the Creative Arts Festivals at Brandeis University in the early s.
From then until he led more concerts with the orchestra than any previous conductor. He subsequently held the lifetime title of Laureate Conductor, making frequent guest appearances with the Album). More than half of Bernstein's plus recordings were made with the New York Philharmonic. Bernstein traveled the world as a conductor. In he conducted in Tel Aviv, beginning a relationship with Israel that lasted until his death. Bernstein was a leading advocate of American composers, particularly Aaron Copland, Ravel* - Piano Concerto No.
2 & Piano Concerto In G Major (Vinyl. The two remained close friends for life. As a young pianist, Bernstein performed Copland's "Piano Variations" so often he considered the composition his trademark. Bernstein programmed and recorded nearly all of the Copland orchestral works—many of them twice. While Bernstein's conducting repertoire encompassed the standard literature, he may be best remembered for his performances and recordings of Haydn, Beethoven, Brahms, Schumann, Sibelius and Mahler.
Particularly notable were his performances of the Mahler symphonies with the New York Philharmonic in the s, sparking a renewed interest in the works of Mahler. Inspired by his Jewish heritage, Bernstein completed his first large-scale work: LP No. The piece was first performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra inconducted by the composer, and received the New York Music Critics' Award. Successful as a pianist, composer and conductor, Bernstein, according to Joan Peyser in a controversial biography, consulted psychiatrists because of his internal conflict over the three pursuits.
The ends are music itself. The piano became an occasional solo onstage or a celebrated party pastime. Bernstein concentrated seriously on composing while developing and commercializing his conducting career. In writing music, Bernstein achieved greater success on Broadway, and even in Hollywood, than in Lincoln Center.
Because at the denouement, at the dramatic unraveling, the music stops. In teaching, his fourth area of expertise, Bernstein taught regularly at Tanglewood and won his place in academic annals with his Charles Eliot Norton Lectures on tonality at Harvard in Instinctively adept at television, Bernstein became a prototype for Carl Sagan, Alistair Cooke and others now familiar on instructive programs on the Public Broadcasting System.
No one before or since Bernstein has been so effective--artistically and commercially--in proselytizing and bringing alive serious music to a mass audience. Bernstein was able to apply his innate ability for commercializing his art that had made him wealthy to the struggling New York Philharmonic. He introduced free concerts in the park and put the orchestra on television, widening its audience and tripling paid concert attendance.
He left the orchestra inafter a record year tenure at the helm, to have more time for composing and guest conducting. If two rings Album) the Bernstein circus rested in popular and classical music, the third was anchored in his uproarious personal life. Known for his emotional embraces of both sexes, Bernstein loved crowds and kept friends and family with him throughout the night at his Manhattan apartment or Connecticut country home.
A heavy smoker and drinker who partied or worked until dawn and slept until noon, he claimed he composed or studied scores even when surrounded by people. I drink. I stay up all night. Well, I beat the rap.
Although Peyser made a strong case in her biography that Bernstein had many homosexual affairs Bernstein promised his children never to read the bookthere was no question that he adored his family. On Sept. Bernstein is also survived by two daughters, Jamie and Nina, as well as his sister, Shirley, and brother, Burton.
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