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Happy Birthday, Leonard Bernstein! August Festivals and Tribute Concerts Celebrate Bernstein at 100

This is the month to celebrate Leonard Bernstein. The birthday we’ve all been waiting for is just around the corner — August 25 will be marked by celebratory concerts and festivals worldwide, and the lead-up to the big day will be nothing short of a whirlwind of music and memories.

The following are just a few of the festivals and concerts happening this month; for more, visit our Events page and search for your city, state, or country. There’s bound to be something happening near you!

Summer Festivals – National

Tanglewood (Lenox, MA)

Bernstein’s summer home-away-from-home in the Berkshires.

Ravinia (Highland Park, IL)

Marin Alsop conducts two touching tributes to her former mentor.

Summer Festivals – International

BBC Proms (England)

The biggest classical music party of the year, with a Bernstein twist.

Rheingau Musik Festival (Germany)

Stellar performances in memory of an American icon.

Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival (Germany)

Bernstein fell in love with Schleswig-Holstein, and Schleswig-Holstein fell in love right back.

More tribute concerts and Bernstein at 100 celebrations!

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