Programme Index

Discover 9,978,099 listings and 227,130 playable programmes from the BBC

Composer of the Week: Bernstein

on BBC Radio 3

Broadway Revisited
Humphrey Burton introduces excerpts from Mass (1971), the Jerome Robbins ballet The Dybbuk (1947), and 1600, Pennsylvania
Avenue (1976), Bernstein's ill-fated collaboration with Alan Jay Lerner. Among today's guests are the composer's daughter Jamie Bernstein Thomas, who has performed in Mass, and Patricia Routledge , who played the First Lady in the original production of 1600, Pennsylvania Avenue, which she described as "a diamond-studded dinosaur".
Repeated next Thursday 11.30pm

Contributors

Introduces:
Humphrey Burton
Unknown:
Jerome Robbins
Unknown:
Alan Jay Lerner.
Unknown:
Jamie Bernstein
Unknown:
Patricia Routledge

BBC Radio 3

About BBC Radio 3

Live music and the arts: broadcasts more live music than any other radio network. Classical music is its core. Genres include world and new music, jazz, speech and drama.

Appears in

Suggest an Edit

We are trying to reflect the information printed in the Radio Times magazine.

  • Press the 'Suggest an Edit' button
  • Type in any changes to the title, synopsis or contributor information using the Radio Times Style Guide for reference.
  • Click the Submit Edits button.
    Your changes will be sent for verification and if accepted, will appear in due course More