Berstein: Chichester Psalms

Backstory: Bernstein

Tuesday, March 10

Covenant Presbyterian Church • 7:30 pm

Composed and premiered in 1965, Leonard Bernstein's Chichester Psalms marks the composer's affirmation of his signature music style -- tuneful, rhythmically playful, and full of the spectrum of human emotion. Charlotte Symphony Director of Choruses and Assistant

 Conductor Scott Allen Jarrett is joined by Temple Israel's Cantor Elias Roochvarg in a discussion of this favorite of Bernstein's choral works. The Oratorio Singers of Charlotte will be on hand to sing excerpts from the score. Don't miss this opportunity to get inside the sounds of the score and the mind of the composer.

Engage with the 150 all-volunteer local musicians who will bring this piece to life for a performance with the Charlotte Symphony on March 27 and 28. 

© Robert Young

"Backstory: Bernstein" is open to the public and free of charge, but seating is limited.


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Belk Theater • 8 pm

Christopher Warren-Green, conducting 
Calin Lupanu, violin
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