Bernstein: Gershwin: An American in Paris / Ives: Symphony No. 2
Two titans of 20th-century American music are spotlighted in this collection of concerts featuring conductor Leonard Bernstein. The maestro leads the New York Philharmonic in 1976 recitals at London’s Royal Albert Hall of George Gershwin’s “An American in Paris” and “Rhapsody in Blue” and “The Unanswered Question” by Charles Ives. Also, Ives’ Symphony No. 2 is performed by Bernstein and the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks at Munich’s Deutsche Museum. 92 min.