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San Francisco Symphony / Opening Night Gala

The Opening Night Gala of Carnegie Hall's 118th Season


Carnegie Hall | Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, Music Director and Conductor
Dawn Upshaw, Soprano
Christine Ebersole, Vocalist
Thomas Hampson, Baritone
Yo-Yo Ma, Cello
Ensemble selected from the Vocal Arts Department and the Drama Division of The Juilliard School
ALL-BERNSTEIN PROGRAM
Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Selections from A Quiet Place
·· Prelude from Act I
·· You're Late
·· Morning. Good morning.
·· Postlude from Act I
"I Can Cook Too" from On the Town
Meditation No. 1 from Mass
"What a Movie!" from Trouble in Tahiti
"To What You Said" from Songfest
"Danzón" from Fancy Free
"Gee, Officer Krupke" from West Side Story
"Ya Got Me" from On the Town

Video

Baritone Thomas Hampson talks about the profound effect that Leonard Bernstein had on helping him and others become better musicians.

© 2008 The Carnegie Hall Corporation.

Opening Night Gala Sponsor: PricewaterhouseCoopers
Major support for the Opening Night Gala Broadcast has been provided by S. Donald Sussman.
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.

Listen

Mambo from West Side Story Symphonic Dances

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

Find this and more of Leonard Bernstein’s work at ArkivMusic.com ›

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