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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


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

BBC Radio 3

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