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Luminaries from the worlds of musical theater, dance, and classical music join forces to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of American musical icon Leonard Bernstein.
REPERTOIRE In a program that celebrates the wealth and breadth of Leonard Bernstein's music, Misty Copeland and Tony Yazbeck are featured in the Dream Ballet from On the Town, and Paquito d'Rivera shines the spotlight on Bernstein jazz in Prelude, Fugue and Riffs. Musical theater highlights include "Somewhere" (with The Manhattan Transfer & Take 6) from West Side Story as well as "Glitter and Be Gay" (with Erin Morley as Cunegonde), "Auto-da-fe" (featuring George Takei as Pangloss), and "Make Our Garden Grow" from Candide. The Choral Arts Society of Washington and National Cathedral treble soloist Enzo Baldanza perform Chichester Psalms, and artists from Wolf Trap Opera offer selections from Songfest.

Overture from Candide
Chichester Psalms 
“I Too, Sing America / Okay “Negroes” from Songfest
“A Julia de Burgos” from Songfest
Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs 
The Dream Ballet from On The Town
“Cool” from West Side Story
“Maria” from West Side Story
“Auto-da-fè” from Candide
“Glitter and Be Gay” from Candide
“Some Other Time” from On The Town
“Make Our Garden Grow” from Candide
*program subject to change

ARTISTSEnzo Baldanza
Josh Bergasse
Nina Bernstein-Simmons
The Choral Arts Society of Washington, Scott Tucker, Artistic Director
Joshua Conyers
Misty Copeland
The Manhattan Transfer and Take 6
Kerriann Otano
Pace University Dancers
Paquito D'Rivera
Erin Morley
Zoie Reams
George Takei
Wolf Trap Opera Studio Artists
Tony Yazbeck

Bernstein at 100 performers

Pre-Performance activities

A Pre-Performance Discussion is offered on the Terrace Deck. These discussions offer insight and interpretation of the evening's performance. They begin 1 hour before the scheduled show time and end with plenty of time to reach your seat before the show starts.

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Bernstein at 100

Wolf Trap's Young at Arts initiative invites families and caregivers to introduce children (17 and under) to the arts by offering one free accompanying youth ticket for each adult ticket purchased for select performances.


Continue celebrating Bernstein with Copeland, Gershwin, & Bernstein at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center on Saturday, June 16 at 8 pm