Oct 27, 2013 — The Leonard Bernstein Letters, edited by Nigel Simeone, compiles correspondence to and from the legendary composer and conductor. The letters — from serious to silly — offer a detailed look at both the distinguished career and the adventurous personal life of a singular American genius.
Aug 8, 2013 — A lengthy interview with Leonard Bernstein. One man's quest to understand obsessive Phish fandom. A look at the life of a jazz legend. We survey these and other highlights of music-themed books worth reading this summer.
Oct 17, 2011 — Fifty years ago, the film version of the acclaimed Broadway musical premiered in theaters across the country. Two of the film's stars — Rita Moreno and George Chakiris — and theater critic Misha Berson join NPR's Neal Conan to discuss the movie's legacy.