Film Screening & Talk Back: Crescendo: The Power of Music

WED, DEC 4, 6:30PM

$10 General; $5 for Maltz Museum Members

Leonard Bernstein’s Young People’s Concerts with the New York Philharmonic endure as one of his greatest accomplishments, exposing a generation to classical music. Crescendo: The Power of Music, directed by his daughter Jamie Bernstein and Elizabeth Kling, follows three students at US schools that have adopted El Sistema, a groundbreaking youth orchestra program from Venezuela that transforms the lives of disadvantaged children. Run time: 1h25m with talk-back by Matt Charboneau, Chair, Center for Music, and Ethan Sheils, Instructor at The Music Settlement.

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