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Leonard Bernstein – Young People’s Concert (Vol I)

Bernstein’s Young People’s Concerts left their mark on television history, now for the first time available with German, Italian, Japanese & Korean subtitles.

  • Leonard Bernstein – Young People’s Concert (Vol I) | Copyright: © Unitel/New York Philharmonic Archives, Walter Strate

    Leonard Bernstein – Young People’s Concert (Vol I) © Unitel/New York Philharmonic Archives, Walter Strate

  • Leonard Bernstein – Young People’s Concert (Vol I) | Copyright: © Unitel/New York Philharmonic Archives, Walter Strate

    Leonard Bernstein – Young People’s Concert (Vol I) © Unitel/New York Philharmonic Archives, Walter Strate

  • Leonard Bernstein – Young People’s Concert (Vol I) | Copyright: © Unitel/New York Philharmonic Archives, Walter Strate

    Leonard Bernstein – Young People’s Concert (Vol I) © Unitel/New York Philharmonic Archives, Walter Strate

Awarded three Emmys and hailed by Variety as “a rare moment in the symbiosis of the arts and broadcasting”, Leonard Bernstein’s Young People’s Concerts left their mark on television history. Aired at prime-time on CBS from 1958 to 1972, 52 one-hour programs were written and hosted by Leonard Bernstein, “certainly the most influential American maestro of the 20th century” (New York Times).

With the New York Philharmonic and guest artists providing the live music, these programs brought musical concepts and music history to life for generations of viewers.

Young People’s Concerts Vol. 1 comprises 17 episodes of the legendary series, which remains unmatched until today. “Leonard Bernstein did this better than anyone. He was brilliant – as a musician and as an ambassador for music” (Whoopie Goldberg). “There had never been a communicator about music with anywhere near Bernstein’s brilliance, humor, energy, reach and importance.” (New York Times).

Now for the first time available with German, Italian, Japanese & Korean subtitles.

Volume 1 includes 17 Episodes - the Concerts Nos. 1-14 plus Young Performers Nos. 1-3 (featuring Seiji Ozawa and Lynn Harrell)

Original title Leonard Bernstein – Young People’s Concert (Vol I)
Recording date 1958 to 1972
Duration 15 hours, 43 mins
Production Company Episodes 1-14: © 1990 Video Music Education, Inc. / Young Performers Nos. 1-3: © Amberson Holdings, 2013.
Orchestra / Band New York Philharmonic
Conductor Leonard Bernstein

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