Bernstein stands in New York City. (Credit: New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives, courtesy of Barbara Haws)

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Throughout the Bernstein Centennial, we’ll be curating and creating content to entertain, inform, and inspire you. Here’s where to find “chromatic porridge” — additional nuggets about Bernstein’s music and words to explore. Enjoy!

Best of Bernstein: 10 Quotes for Inspiring and Motivating Musicians and Artists (and Every One Who Dares to Hope and Dream)

Need a little inspiration? Look no further: Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990), the great American-born and -trained conductor and composer, educator and humanitarian, spoke volumes in words and deeds: from understanding loss and disappointment, to persisting amid frustration (and fame), to devoting concerts to social causes. Here are ten of our favorite quotes (for musicians and the rest of us).

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