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A New Album of Pieces by and for Leonard Bernstein

Photo by Shervin Lainez

Week of March 12th

Lara Downes
For Lenny

Bay Area pianist Lara Downes pays tribute to the Bernstein centennial with a new album of pieces by and for Leonard Bernstein. For Lenny is a kind of family-and-friends effort, featuring the artistry of opera legend Thomas Hampson, roots singer Rhiannon Giddens, superstar beatboxer Kevin “K.O.” Olusola (a member of the chart-topping a cappella group Pentatonix), and Mexican/American clarinet prodigy Javier Morales-Martinez.

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Written by:
The Classical Team
The Classical Team
Published on 03.12.2018

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