Wall to Wall Bernstein; a day-long event with vocal performances, dance events, film screenings, conversations, and more.

Saturday, May 19, 2018
Symphony Space
New York, New York, United States

Come celebrate the event that started it all at Symphony Space as we mark our 40th year of Wall to Wall with an all-day Leonard Bernstein marathon.  Enjoy this festive day honoring the legacy of one of the greatest musical figures through music, dance, conversation, and film, exploring the many facets of Bernstein’s creative life.

Highlights of the day:

3PM-5:30PM-Featuring Bernstein’s works from concert hall and stage from the 1940’s and 1950’s 

Prologue & “One Hand, One Heart” from West Side Story (piano & percussion)

Prelude, Fugue and Riffs (clarinet, piano, percussion, bass)


Anniversaries, Part 1

Nina Bernstein Simmons, Narrator & Simon Mulligan, Piano

The Lark: French and Latin Choruses

Cantori New York
Mark Shapiro, Music Director

El Salon Mexico (Copland, arr. Bernstein)

“Scherzo” & “Mambo” from West Side Story

DUO: Stephanie and Saar

Episodes (Dance, with music from On the Town)

Keigwin + Company  

“Conquering New York” from Wonderful Town

Overture from Candide

“Glitter and Be Gay”

Pit Stop Players

Joshua Rosenbloom, Music Director


5:30PM-8:30PM: A focus on Bernstein’s music from the 1960’s to the 1980’s

“So Pretty”

Harolyn Blackwell, Soprano

Grant Wenaus, Piano

Chichester Psalms (arr. for choir, piano, harp, percussion)


Ted Sperling, Music Director

Halil: Nocturne for Flute, Percussion and Piano

Mindy Kaufman, Flute

Daniel Druckman, Percussion
Eric Huebener, Piano

Three Meditations from Mass

Nick Canellakis, Cello

Michael Brown, Piano

Anniversaries, Part 2

Nina Bernstein Simmons, Narrator

Simon Mulligan, Piano

Waterfront (Dance, with music from On the Waterfront)
Keigwin + Company                                     

Music for Two Pianos

DUO: Stephanie and Saar

Dance Suite
Calliope Brass


8:30PM-11PM: Bernstein’s Broadway, a starry celebration of Bernstein’s classic songs

Performers include:

Mikaela Bennett

Adam Halpin

Larisa Martinez

Megan McGinnis

Ryan Silverman

Betsy Wolfe

…and more!


Bernstein’s Broadway segment is curated and produced by Joel Fram and Annette Jolles.

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