NPR’s Scott Simon Joins the BSO in a Salute to Bernstein

Special Event
Sat, May 5, 2018 7:00 PM
Meyerhoff

Marin Alsop, Music Director
Scott Simon, commentator

Bernstein // Overture to Candide
John Williams, Luciano Berio and John Corigliano // Selections from Birthday Bouquet
Bernstein // Selections from West Side Story and On The Town

Join us for this unique BSO concert as NPR’s “Weekend Edition Saturday” host Scott Simon joins Marin Alsop on stage for an exploration of Bernstein’s genius.

This Off The Cuff experience features a lively commentary on Marin’s musical mentor Leonard Bernstein and selections from Bernstein’s iconic music including West Side Story, Candide and On The Town.

Scott Simon has won every major award in broadcasting, including the Peabody and the Emmy, and he is the popular host of Weekend Edition Saturday, which summarizes the week's news and offers features on a wide range of topics, including arts, entertainment, and human interest stories.

Join Scott Simon in the lobby post-concert for a book signing.