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Symphony Orchestra to honor Leonard Bernstein

The Bloomington Symphony Orchestra will be performing “Six Degrees of Leonard Bernstein” at 7 p.m. Aug. 19 at Waldron Hill Buskirk Park.

The concert will pay tribute to American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer and pianist Leonard Bernstein who died in October 1990. He would have celebrated his 100th birthday on Aug. 25. 

"Six Degrees of Leonard Bernstein" will include patriotic and pop favorites, as well as works by Bernstein and his friends and contemporaries, such as Aaron Copland, Duke Ellington and George Gershwin.

“Six Degrees of Leonard Bernstein” is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by Smithville and is part of the City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department’s Performing Arts Series.

Hannah Reed

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