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Carnegie Hall Family Concert: The Bernstein Beat


Carnegie Hall | Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Big Musical Question: What Makes Music Dance?
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Michael Barrett, Conductor
Jamie Bernstein, Host
THE BERNSTEIN BEAT is an innovative concert developed by Jamie Bernstein and Michael Barrett, and modeled after the famous Young People’s Concerts® led by Jamie’s illustrious father, Leonard Bernstein. Featuring the musical compositions of Bernstein himself, this family concert explores rhythm through excerpts from such well-known works as Fancy Free, MASS, On the Town, and West Side Story!
Major funding for Bernstein: The Best of All Possible Worlds has been provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, The Alice Tully Foundation, American Express, Bob and Martha Lipp, The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, Nash Family Foundation, and Mr. and Mrs. A. Alfred Taubman.

Additional funding provided by GWFF USA Inc., and Linda and Stuart Nelson.

Generous support has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Carnegie Hall Family Concerts are made possible, in part, by generous endowment gifts from Mr. and Mrs. Lester S. Morse Jr., and the Henry and Lucy Moses Fund.
Young People's Concerts® is a trademark of the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, Inc.

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Mambo from Bernstein’s West Side Story Symphonic Dances

New York Philharmonic / Leonard Bernstein, Conductor. Sony Classical SK 63085.

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Jamie Bernstein lets us in on some of the fun to be had with rhythm, and tells the story of how Bernstein Beat came to be.

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