Bernstein’s Serenade (after Plato’s Symposium)
The Orchestra Now (TŌN) and violin soloist Zongheng Zhang, conducted by Leon Botstein, performs Bernstein‘s Serenade (after Plato’s Symposium) in a livestreamed, physically distanced concert from the Fisher Center at Bard on April 10, 2021.
0:16 Phaedrus; Pausanias
22:29 Socrates; Alcibiades
Born: 8/25/1918 in Lawrence, MA
Died: 10/14/1990 at age 72 in New York City
Written: 1953–54, at age 35
Premiered: 9/12/1954 at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Italy; Israel Philharmonic Orchestra; Bernstein, conductor; Isaac Stern, violin