Leonard Bernstein Biopic
Summer of 1944. Young baroness Barbara is getting married. Her husband, Alexander, leaves to the war and disappears after giving Barbara the amber amulet as symbol of their love. Soviet soldiers, commanded by Major Belyaev are placed in the estate of Barbara parents. Barbara falls in love with a Russian officer.
After Debbie hears about her father's life-changing musical experience in a refugee camp, she tracks down the famous conductor years later, with unexpected consequences.
American composer Leonard Bernstein conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in his works Serenade for Violin and Orchestra and Symphony no. 2, "The Age of Anxiety." Additionally, Bernstein leads the Vienna Philharmonic in his composition Divertimento for Orchestra. Violinist Gidon Kremer and pianist Krystian Zimerman contribute their talents in this program, which features special footage of Bernstein explaining his work.
The New York Philharmonic takes the stage of the Sydney Opera House for their Australian debut, and acclaimed conductor Leonard Bernstein is there to guide them through Tchaikovsky's "Sixth Symphony" in this performance captured live on film in 1974 and directed for the screen by Noel Clark.
Bernstein made this documentary in 1985, the 125th anniversary of the birth of composer Gustav Mahler, of whose music Bernstein was a strong exponent throughout his career. The film features Bernstein's own observations about Mahler and his music, along with several illustrative performances of his symphonies with the Israel, London, and Vienna Philharmonic orchestras.
Great presentation of the legendary american conductor Leonard Bernstein, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Christa Ludwig (contralto solo), the Vienna State Opera Chorus and the Vienna Boys Choir playing the Symphony No. 3 of Gustav Mahler, in 1973.
This program captures one of the most celebrated classical conductors of all time, Leonard Bernstein, in rehearsal and performance at the Academy of Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival in 1988, in particular exploring the music of Dmitri Shostakovich. Bernstein's infectious passion and gift for teaching come shining through as he leads the student ensemble through the wonders of Shostakovich's evocative compositions.
In a stirring 1970 concert dedicated to victims of war and oppression, American composer, pianist and conductor Leonard Bernstein leads the London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in a performance of Verdi's "Requiem" from stately St. Paul's Cathedral. Renowned tenor Placido Domingo takes the stage in the first of many appearances with Bernstein. Other soloists include soprano Martina Arroyo, mezzo-soprano Josephine Veasey and bass Ruggero Raimondi.
In a pair of passionate performances, American composer Leonard Bernstein conducts the New York Philharmonic in Tchaikovsky's Symphony no. 4 and Andante Cantabile, then leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the Russian composer's Symphony no. 5. Russian violinist Boris Belkin also makes his American debut as the soloist in Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D Major.
A documentary which shows, in great detail, the making of the 1985 Bernstein-conducted recording of the entire score of "West Side Story", featuring operatic stars.
The life of the composer, shaped by his Jewish heritage, his morality and his playful sense of humor.
Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic set off fireworks of good humour and a contagious musical spirit at the traditional New Year's Eve Concert in 2002. Simon Rattle chose Leonard Bernstein's brilliant and entertaining musical comedy, Wonderful Town, for his first New Year's Eve Concert with the Berlin Philharmonic. Conductor and orchestra - both rank among the best in the world - joined forces with Broadway stars Kim Criswell and Audra McDonald and famous baritone Thomas Hampson. The audience enjoyed a great show full of dancing, choruses, fascinating light design and - above all - intoxicating music. The exuberant atmosphere of this event culminated in an overwhelming encore with the musicians and audience dancing through the hall! This video captures the atmosphere right in the middle of orchestra, singers and audience and recreates a wonderful night on the town.
Under the guidance of famed American composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein, Polish classical pianist Krystian Zimerman and the Vienna Philharmonic deliver a rousing performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Concertos nos. 3, 4 and 5. Premiered in 1808, Beethoven's fourth concerto marked the last time the composer would take the stage as a soloist with an orchestra.
Who can resist Bernstein on Broadway? Toast the New Year and our Laureate Conductor’s 100th with West Side Story’s star-crossed lovers, On the Town’s fun-loving sailors, and Wonderful Town’s bright-eyed New Yorkers as portrayed by Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford, Hamilton’s Christopher Jackson, Cinderella’s Laura Osnes, and Next to Normal’s Aaron Tveit. Audience favorite Bramwell Tovey conducts.
In many ways, there'd be no New York City without composer Leonard Bernstein -- at least not the romanticized, sepia-toned town he wrote about in his songs -- which makes this homage to his talent so fitting. Filmed in the Big Apple locales celebrated in his immortal music -- including Times Square and Central Park -- this 1997 documentary commemorates Bernstein and his legacy. Among the featured performers are Mandy Patinkin and Audra McDonald.
With "Der Bernsteinfischer" director Olaf Kreinsen has staged a moving love story. Romantic, but not kitschy, the film tells the story of a man who, through the love of a woman, is led to face the mistakes of his past - to finally make a fresh start. Heiner Lauterbach and Sonsee Neu shine in the leading roles as a romantic dream couple. Other roles include Deborah Kaufmann and Michael Hanemann.
Crash & Bernstein is a live action television comedy with puppetry which premiered on October 8, 2012 on Disney XD. Created by Eric Friedman, the series centers around a 12-year-old son, among three sisters, who wishes to have a brother. His wishes come true when a puppet named Crash comes to life. Production for the series began in May 2012. On November 9, 2012 Disney XD extended the series' first season to 26 episodes. Disney XD renewed the series for a second season on April 15, 2013, which will premiere on October 7, 2013. Sesame Street and Muppets performer Tim Lagasse stars as the voice and puppeteer for Crash while Greg Ballora serves as the puppet captain.
Bronski und Bernstein is a German television series.
Bernstein/Beethoven is the name of a 1982 Leonard Bernstein miniseries telecast between 1982 and 1983 on both PBS and A&E. As with most post-1969 Bernstein programs, it was directed by Humphrey Burton, who was, according to Schuyler Chapin, Bernstein's director of choice. It was nominated for an Emmy and won a Cable ACE Award. It was filmed largely on location in Vienna and Germany, and not only featured Bernstein but also, noted actor Maximilian Schell, who not only provided commentary on Beethoven, but read from his letters. The miniseries contains performances of all of Beethoven's symphonies as well as several overtures, a string quartet that Bernstein re-orchestrated for the entire string section of the Vienna Philharmonic, and the Missa Solemnis, all conducted by Bernstein. It also contains commentary about the music by Leonard Bernstein. The entire miniseries has recently been issued on DVD.
Bronski und Bernstein is a popular German-made police television drama, aired in 2001. The series is set in Hamburg and focuses on the two-man staff of an office of the Kriminalpolizei - the German Crime Squad - specifically a Mordkommission, or Homicide Commission. In addition to the two policemen, the office is staffed by an Inspector. The original team at the office consisted of Guido Bernstein and Wolfgang Bronski. This team was also assisted by the main inspector Theo Micklitz,who comedically yells to the two policemans at the end of each episode for their work. The show is scripted entirely in German, most characters speak German and is shot on location in Hamburg and its surroundings, though the usage of areas in production is often geographically incorrect. Subtitles are used for some international markets, while in others the series is dubbed.
Into the Unknown with Josh Bernstein is a 2008 documentary television series hosted by American explorer Josh Bernstein and written by Bernadette McDaid. The series was created for Discovery Channel. The series premiered on 18 August 2008 in the United States.