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May 7, 2019 at 3:00 am

On UCSD-TV: Bernstein Centennial—La Jolla Symphony & Chorus

After meeting Laurie San Martin, one this country’s most important ebullient composers, we experience the lightness of a classical great — the seldom-heard 8th Symphony of Beethoven — and conclude with Leonard Bernstein’s extraordinary and poignant Symphony No. 3 (Kaddish), with chorus, soprano soloist and narrator. The Bernstein piece, named for the Jewish prayer for the dead, was dedicated to the late President John F. Kennedy and premiered in the days after of his assassination in 1963. It is a reflection simultaneously on the loss of a president and the loss of a generation of European Jews. It is powerful music, but also hopeful.

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Date and Time

May 3, 2019 at 8:00 pm
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Location

UCSD-TV on Spectrum channel 1231, Cox channel 135, ATT U-verse channel 99

Event Registration

Registration is not required for this event.

Contact

Natalie Ann Syster    nsyster@ucsd.edu    858-534-3535

Audience

Faculty, Staff, Students, The General Public

Event Host

La Jolla Symphony & Chorus Video Education Fund

Event Category

Film and Television

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