Saturday, May 18, 2019, 7 PM
Remembering Leonard Bernstein, centenary celebration
West Side Presbyterian Church, Ridgewood
Our final concert of the season takes the form of a spectacular celebration of the music of Leonard Bernstein in his centennial year. Ars Musica will present a wide ranging selection of the composer’s most popular works for chorus and orchestra, accompanied by the award-winning Adelphi Orchestra, together with our Encore Young Artist soloists and the New Jersey State Children’s Chorus.
Works performed will include the Chichester Psalms, movements from MASS, choruses from The Lark, Missa Brevis, and extracts from West Side Story, Candide, and much more besides. Don’t miss this celebration of one of the most prolific and revolutionary composers of the twentieth century.
Artists: Encore Young Artists, the New Jersey State Children’s Chorus, the Adelphi Orchestra
“Life without music is unthinkable. Life without music is academic. That is why my contact with music is a total embrace.” – Leonard Bernstein