TOTAL EMBRACE: Leonard Bernstein at 100
Bernstein – La Bonne Cuisine and I Hate Music
Foss – Time Cycle and For Toru
Mahler – Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (arr. Schoenberg)
NOVUS NY featuring Joanna Mongiardo, soprano; James Blachly, guest conductor
Trinity celebrates the centennial of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with a wide-ranging selection of the iconic composer-conductor’s music, as well as works by other notable New York City composer-conductors including Bernstein’s lifelong friend Lukas Foss, as well as Gustav Mahler, Pierre Boulez, Aaron Copland, and Julian Wachner. With a special emphasis on lesser-known and vocal compositions, the concerts will feature resident contemporary music orchestra NOVUS NY and a roster of North America’s leading instrumental and vocal soloists, all under Wachner’s direction.