'Something Develops Onstage Called Love': Baltimore Symphony Celebrates The Bernstein Centennial

Recorded live on stage at the Meyerhoff, Scott Simon joins BSO music director Marin Alsop and Leonard Bernstein's daughter Jamie for a conversation and musical celebration.
Leonard Bernstein composing in 1955. Source: Al Ravenna

It's the Leonard Bernstein centennial this year and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has been celebrating.

Last weekend, music director and the orchestra played music from Bernstein's , and — and shared photographs and videos of Bernstein with the audience. "Something develops onstage called love," he says in one clip, from a 1990 interview on . "I'm sorry to use this four-letter-word; it's just so abused. But that's what it is — that's what it's all about. And it's not just a love between me and the orchestra. It is among themselves, and boy, does that make

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