The Philadelphia Orchestra

All Bernstein: Celebrating 100 Years

FridayAugust 108:00 PM



Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor – learn more
Jennifer Koh, violin

Guest singers from the Broadway stage
Ryan Silverman, “Tony”
Julia Udine, “Maria”
Isabel Santiago, “Anita”



Bernstein   Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront
Bernstein   Serenade (after Plato’s Symposium) for Solo Violin, Strings, Harp, and Percussion
Bernstein   Scenes from West Side Story
Bernstein   Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

Program Notes

  • The Philadelphia Orchestra, 8pm
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The Philadelphia Orchestra and Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin pay homage to the birth centennial of the composer-conductor with an ALL-BERNSTEIN program featuring an orchestral suite from his only film score, On the Waterfront; the Serenade featuring violinist JENNIFER KOH; and scenes from West Side Story. Making her SPAC debut, Jennifer Koh, Musical America’s 2016 Instrumentalist of the Year, is recognized for her intense, commanding performances. Collaborating with artists of multiple disciplines, she has premiered more than 60 works written especially for her.

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