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Alumni Reunion: Introduction (03:51)


This program will celebrate the conclusion of the tenth season of "Young People's Concerts." Leonard Bernstein explains why he invited Stephen Kates, Veronica Tyler, and Andre Watts back on the program. Kates will perform the solo that won him the silver medal at the International Tchaikovsky Competition.

"Variations on a Rococo Theme" (14:41)

Kates performs the cello solo in the composition by Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky. Bernstein conducts the New York Philharmonic.

"Mi Chiamo Mimi" (08:11)

The human voice is the model for other instruments. Tyler sings an aria from "La Boheme" composed by Giacomo Puccini. Bernstein conducts the New York Philharmonic.

"My Man's Gone Now" (04:55)

Tyler sings the aria from "Porgy and Bess" composed by George Gershwin. Bernstein conducts the New York Philharmonic.

"Second Piano Concerto in B-flat Minor": I. (21:06)

Bernstein discusses Watts debut at the age of 16. The pianist performs the solo in the first movement of a Johannes Brahms composition. Bernstein conducts the New York Philharmonic.

Credits: Alumni Reunion (01:07)

Credits: Alumni Reunion

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Alumni Reunion

Part of the Series : Young People's Concerts
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Bernstein celebrates the final concert of the tenth season of Young People's Concerts and welcomes back three performers, who made their debut in this series. Cellist Stephen Kates performs Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme, soprano Veronica Tyler sings Mi Chiamano Mimi from La Bohème by Puccini, and Andrè Watts performs the Second Piano Concerto in B-flat Minor (first movement) by Brahms.

Length: 55 minutes

Item#: BVL192730

Copyright date: ©1967

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