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Any 3 Merestead Concerts

2017-18 Season

All performances feature the MUSIC FROM COPLAND HOUSE ensemble

"Well worth the standing ovation." (Buffalo News)

Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 3:00 PM

Celestial Harmonies

A rare, live performance of OLIVIER MESSIAEN’s monumental evocation of the Apocalypse, Quartet for the End of Time, with best-selling author and religious historian Elaine Pagels.

Copland House at Merestead
455 Byram Lake Road, Mt. Kisco, NY (map)

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 2:30 PM

Yale College Residency

Music from Copland House artists visit the Yale College Composition Seminar for several workshops with students on techniques of writing for chamber ensembles.

Stockel Hall, Yale University

Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Chamber Music Society of Louisville

Works by 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winner KEVIN PUTS (Living Frescoes) & OLIVIER MESSIAEN (Quartet for the End of Time)

University of Louisville
Louisville, KY (map)

Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Saints and Sinners

Music inspired by the virtuous and the profane, featuring WILLIAM ALBRIGHT’s The Seven Deadly Sins, plus songs by SAMUEL BARBER, NED ROREM, VIRGIL THOMSON, and others.

Copland House at Merestead
455 Byram Lake Road, Mt. Kisco, NY (map)

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Friday, March 9, 2018

Pro Musica San Miguel

Music by SAMUEL BARBER, DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH, and others.

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico (map)

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Pro Musica San Miguel

Music by CLAUDE DEBUSSY, FRANK BRIDGE, and others.

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico (map)

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Pro Musica San Miguel - Gala

Music by NADIA BOULANGER, DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH, BENJAMIN BRITTEN, and ROBERT SCHUMANN

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico (map)

Friday, March 23, 2018 at 7:30 PM

LATE NIGHT WITH LEONARD BERNSTEIN

A glittering, intimate journey into the life of the charismatic conductor and composer, and a sold-out smash at its Lincoln Center premiere and in cities across America. Hosted by his daughter Jamie Bernstein and featuring acclaimed soprano Amy Burton and pianists John Musto and Michael Boriskin, this multi-media cabaret is an affectionate portrait of Bernstein, sampling his most intimate works, as well as his favorite music, including works by Aaron Copland, Zez Confrey, Noel Coward, Raymond Scott, Franz Schubert, and Edvard Grieg. Also includes personal stories, and rare, archival audio and film clips of the Maestro himself.

University of Vermont
UVM Recital Hall, Burlington, VT (map)

Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 3:00 PM

The Life of Mary

An epic musical biography by the 20th century master, PAUL HINDEMITH, set to Rainer Maria Rilke’s magnum poetry cycle, Das Marienleben.

Copland House at Merestead
455 Byram Lake Road, Mt. Kisco, NY (map)

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 1:00 PM

Yale College Residency

Music from Copland House artists visit the Yale College Composition Seminar for several workshops with students on techniques of writing for chamber ensembles.

Stockel Hall, Yale University

Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 5:15 PM

Yale College Residency

Music from Copland House artists perform works by KATHRYN ALEXANDER and Yale College Composition Seminar students.

Beinecke Library, Yale University (map)

Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Rustles of Spring

Music inspired by seasonal remembrance, rebirth, and renewal by WILLIAM ALBRIGHT and others.

Copland House at Merestead
455 Byram Lake Road, Mt. Kisco, NY (map)

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Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 8:00 PM

LATE NIGHT WITH LEONARD BERNSTEIN

A glittering, intimate journey into the life of the charismatic conductor and composer, and a sold-out smash at its Lincoln Center premiere and in cities across America. Hosted by his daughter Jamie Bernstein and featuring acclaimed soprano Amy Burton and pianists John Musto and Michael Boriskin, this multi-media cabaret is an affectionate portrait of Bernstein, sampling his most intimate works, as well as his favorite music, including works by Aaron Copland, Zez Confrey, Noel Coward, Raymond Scott, Franz Schubert, and Edvard Grieg. Also includes personal stories, and rare, archival audio and film clips of the Maestro himself.

Brandeis University
Slosberg Music Center, Waltham, MA (map)

Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 8:00 PM

LATE NIGHT WITH LEONARD BERNSTEIN

A glittering, intimate journey into the life of the charismatic conductor and composer, and a sold-out smash at its Lincoln Center premiere and in cities across America. Hosted by his daughter Jamie Bernstein and featuring acclaimed soprano Amy Burton and pianists John Musto and Michael Boriskin, this multi-media cabaret is an affectionate portrait of Bernstein, sampling his most intimate works, as well as his favorite music, including works by Aaron Copland, Zez Confrey, Noel Coward, Raymond Scott, Franz Schubert, and Edvard Grieg. Also includes personal stories, and rare, archival audio and film clips of the Maestro himself.

National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA
(215) 923-3811

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Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 8:00 PM

LATE NIGHT WITH LEONARD BERNSTEIN

A glittering, intimate journey into the life of the charismatic conductor and composer, and a sold-out smash at its Lincoln Center premiere and in cities across America. Hosted by his daughter Jamie Bernstein and featuring acclaimed soprano Amy Burton and pianists John Musto and Michael Boriskin, this multi-media cabaret is an affectionate portrait of Bernstein, sampling his most intimate works, as well as his favorite music, including works by Aaron Copland, Zez Confrey, Noel Coward, Raymond Scott, Franz Schubert, and Edvard Grieg. Also includes personal stories, and rare, archival audio and film clips of the Maestro himself.

The Gilmore Festival
Dalton Recital Hall, Van De Giessen Road, Kalamazoo, MI
(269) 387-2458

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Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 3:00 PM

LATE NIGHT WITH LEONARD BERNSTEIN

A glittering, intimate journey into the life of the charismatic conductor and composer, and a sold-out smash at its Lincoln Center premiere and in cities across America. Hosted by his daughter Jamie Bernstein and featuring acclaimed soprano Amy Burton and pianists John Musto and Michael Boriskin, this multi-media cabaret is an affectionate portrait of Bernstein, sampling his most intimate works, as well as his favorite music, including works by Aaron Copland, Zez Confrey, Noel Coward, Raymond Scott, Franz Schubert, and Edvard Grieg. Also includes personal stories, and rare, archival audio and film clips of the Maestro himself.

Tri-C Classical Piano Series, Cleveland Museum of Art
11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH
(216) 421-7350

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Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 4:00 PM

LATE NIGHT WITH LEONARD BERNSTEIN

A glittering, intimate journey into the life of the charismatic conductor and composer, and a sold-out smash at its Lincoln Center premiere and in cities across America. Hosted by his daughter Jamie Bernstein and featuring acclaimed soprano Amy Burton and pianists John Musto and Michael Boriskin, this multi-media cabaret is an affectionate portrait of Bernstein, sampling his most intimate works, as well as his favorite music, including works by Aaron Copland, Zez Confrey, Noel Coward, Raymond Scott, Franz Schubert, and Edvard Grieg. Also includes personal stories, and rare, archival audio and film clips of the Maestro himself.

Phillips Collection
Washington, DC (map)

Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 3:00 PM

CULTIVATE 2018

One of the most anticipated events of the season! Hear tomorrow’s masters today in the World Premieres of six new works written especially for Copland House’s acclaimed emerging composers institute.

Copland House at Merestead
455 Byram Lake Road, Mt. Kisco, NY (map)

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Friday, July 27, 2018 at 8:00 PM

LATE NIGHT WITH LEONARD BERNSTEIN

A glittering, intimate journey into the life of the charismatic conductor and composer, and a sold-out smash at its Lincoln Center premiere and in cities across America. Hosted by his daughter Jamie Bernstein and featuring acclaimed soprano Amy Burton and pianists John Musto and Michael Boriskin, this multi-media cabaret is an affectionate portrait of Bernstein, sampling his most intimate works, as well as his favorite music, including works by Aaron Copland, Zez Confrey, Noel Coward, Raymond Scott, Franz Schubert, and Edvard Grieg. Also includes personal stories, and rare, archival audio and film clips of the Maestro himself.

Ravinia Festival
200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park, IL
(847) 266-5000

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 8:00 PM

LATE NIGHT WITH LEONARD BERNSTEIN

A glittering, intimate journey into the life of the charismatic conductor and composer, and a sold-out smash at its Lincoln Center premiere and in cities across America. Hosted by his daughter Jamie Bernstein and featuring acclaimed soprano Amy Burton and pianists John Musto and Michael Boriskin, this multi-media cabaret is an affectionate portrait of Bernstein, sampling his most intimate works, as well as his favorite music, including works by Aaron Copland, Zez Confrey, Noel Coward, Raymond Scott, Franz Schubert, and Edvard Grieg. Also includes personal stories, and rare, archival audio and film clips of the Maestro himself.

La Jolla Music Society
La Jolla, CA
(858) 459-3728

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Saints and Sinners

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