Leonard Bernstein’s Young People’s Concerts
Now streaming on Carnegie Hall+, viewers of all ages can experience Leonard Bernstein’s beloved Young People’s Concerts with the New York Philharmonic. In his most important role as music educator, Bernstein’s pioneering series of nationally televised broadcasts began in 1958 live from Carnegie Hall, making the concert hall an accessible classroom that introduced a new generation to classical music. New performances from the acclaimed series will be added to the extensive Leonard Bernstein Collection on Carnegie Hall+ each month.
Young People’s Concerts
What Makes Music Symphonic?
Originally broadcast live on CBS, this episode features the New York Philharmonic performing Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet, Mozart’s “Jupiter,” and Brahms’s Second Symphony at Carnegie Hall.
Who Is Gustav Mahler?
With excerpts from the Fourth Symphony that feature soprano Reri Grist and Das Lied von der Erde, Bernstein advocates for Mahler at a time when the composer’s place in the pantheon was less assured than it is now.