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April 2022 takes us back to Leonard Bernstein at Tanglewood in 1946

Bernstein @ Tanglewood, 1970
Heinz Weissenstein/Whitestone Photo, via BSO Archives
Leonard Bernstein conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection,” in 1970.Credit...

No photo from 1946, but here is Leonard Bernstein with the Boston Symphony in 1970. We take you way back on Apr 19th @ 8p.

4/5 Chausson: Poeme Beethoven: Piano Concerto #1 Shostakovich: Cello Concerto #2 Kodaly: Peacock Variations (Oistrakh, v; Sviatoslav Richter, p; Rostropovich, c; Charles Munch, Eric Leinsdorf and Seiji Ozawa, cond)

4/12 Berlioz: Corsair Overture Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 Sibelius: Symphony #3 Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: selections (Jascha Heifetz, v; Charles Munch, Sir Colin Davis, Bernard Haitink and Seiji Ozawa, cond)

4/19 Tanglewood, 1946 Mozart: Symphony No. 41, Jupiter Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 Britten: Peter Grimes: 4 Sea Interludes Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 Strauss: Til Eulenspiegel (Lukas Foss, p; Roger Voisin, tr; Eugen Jochum, William Steinberg, Leonard Bernstein and Serge Koussevitzky, cond)

4/26 Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Pastorale Strauss: Citronen Waltz Debussy: La Mer Martinu: Symphony No. 6 (BSO; BSO Pops; Arthur Fiedler, Pierre Monteaux and Charles Munch, cond)