Sunday, Apr 15, 2018 12:00p -
Sunday, Apr 22, 2018 10:00p
415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453
$~Varies~ (mostly free)
Art, Festivals & Fairs, Music, Performing Arts, University
The annual Festival of the Creative Arts showcases nationally acclaimed performers and visual artists together with music, dance, theater, film and artwork by more than 300 Brandeis students and alumni. Join us April 15-22, 2018, when we celebrate Festival of the Creative Arts founder Leonard Bernstein at 100!
Featured events include:
Boston Lyric Opera Presents Bernstein: A short concert of Leonard Bernstein's music, including songs from his “Trouble in Tahiti,” which premiered at Brandeis in 1952. Free and open to the public. Sunday, April 15, noon, Slosberg Music Center.
"Late Night with Leonard Bernstein," a cabaret-style concert narrated by his daughter, Nina Bernstein. This event is free but ticketed. Tickets available at Brandeis Tickets in Shapiro Campus Center or by calling 781-736-3400. (No online orders.) Thursday, April 19, 8 pm, Slosberg Music Center.
"Love and Death, Part 2": The Lydian String Quartet performs Beethoven's String Quartet in F major, Op. 8, No. 2; Janacek's String Quartet No. 2, "Intimate Letters"; and the world premiere of a work for the quartet by Saad Haddad, the winner of the 2017 Lydian String Quartet commission prize. Tickets: $20/$15/$5. Saturday, April 21, 8 pm, Slosberg Music Center.
Concert version of Bernstein's “Mass”: Brandeis University Chorus, Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra and guest artists. Free and open to the public. Sunday, April 22, 7 pm, Slosberg Music Center.
The Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts is produced by the Office of the Arts at Brandeis. Most events are free and open to the public.