Audio Slideshow: Leonard Bernstein at Work : Slideshow

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Leonard Bernstein in a Carnegie Hall dressing room November 17, 1985
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Carnegie Hall Dressing Room; November 17, 1985


Carnegie Hall Dressing Room; November 17, 1985

Leonard Bernstein with Isaac Stern and Itzhak Perlman
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With Isaac Stern and Itzhak Perlman



With Isaac Stern and Itzhak Perlman

Leonard Bernstein conducts the New York Philharmonic in Avery Fisher Hall, November 26, 1985
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New York Philharmonic in Avery Fisher Hall; November 26, 1985


New York Philharmonic in Avery Fisher Hall; November 26, 1985

Leonard Bernstein conducts the New York Philharmonic in Central Park; August 4, 1986
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New York Philharmonic in Central Park; August 4, 1986


New York Philharmonic in Central Park; August 4, 1986

Leonard Bernstein conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in Carnegie Hall; September 24, 1987
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Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in Carnegie Hall; September 24, 1987



Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in Carnegie Hall; September 24, 1987

When it came time for Leonard Bernstein to rehearse, he appeared onstage draped in Nell Carter's purple boa and wearing shades, to the surprise and delight of everyone present.
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When it came time for Leonard Bernstein to rehearse, he appeared onstage draped in Nell Carter's purple boa and wearing shades, to the surprise and delight of everyone present.


Irving Berlin 100th birthday gala concert. When it came time for Leonard Bernstein to rehearse, he appeared onstage draped in Nell Carter's purple boa and wearing shades, to the surprise and delight of everyone present.

Grand finale, with all singing. Left to right: Madeline Kahn, Rosemary Clooney, Frank Sinatra, Leonard Bernstein, Shirley MacLaine, Walter Cronkite, Isaac Stern, Marilyn Horne, and Tony Bennett.
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Irving Berlin 100th birthday gala concert. L-R: Madeline Kahn, Rosemary Clooney, Frank Sinatra, Leonard Bernstein, Shirley MacLaine, Walter Cronkite, Isaac Stern, Marilyn Horne, and Tony Bennett.



Irving Berlin 100th birthday gala concert. L-R: Madeline Kahn, Rosemary Clooney, Frank Sinatra, Leonard Bernstein, Shirley MacLaine, Walter Cronkite, Isaac Stern, Marilyn Horne, and Tony Bennett.

Leonard Bernstein conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Avery Fisher Hall; June 24, 1988
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Avery Fisher Hall; June 24, 1988



Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Avery Fisher Hall; June 24, 1988

Leonard Bernstein smokes a cigarette.
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Leonard Bernstein smokes a cigarette at Avery Fisher Hall, June 24, 1988.



Leonard Bernstein smokes a cigarette in Avery Fisher Hall, June 24, 1988.

Leonard Bernstein conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in Carnegie Hall; March 7, 1990
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Conducting the Vienna Philharmonic, March 7, 1990. Bernstein's last performance at Carnegie Hall, and his last in New York.



Conducting the Vienna Philharmonic, March 7, 1990. Bernstein's last performance at Carnegie Hall, and his last in New York.

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