Czech National Symphony Orchestra

Bernstein Centennial Celebration Tour
John Mauceri, Conductor
Isabel Leonard, Mezzo-Soprano Soloist

“…a sparkling performance. This was a fine show by an excellent orchestra [Czech National Symphony Orchestra] with a conductor who coaxed the very best from his players.”
Seen and Heard International

“…the musicians were in dazzling form from the very first chord…another highly successful musical treat.”
Western Daily Press

“A substantive, rich, and revealing concert… John Mauceri [led] spirited, colorful accounts of [the] wondrously strange and inventive music.”
Anthony Tommasini, New York Times

“John Mauceri [is] one of the world’s foremost conductors of live film music.”
Jeremy Gerard, Deadline

"Leonard is a true treasure . . . immensely talented and charismatic . . . already one of the world’s leading artists though still relatively early in her career."
Eric C. Simpson, New York Classical Review - Recital at Carnegie Hall


Touring in Winter 2019, the Czech National Symphony Orchestra (CNSO), Conductor John Mauceri, and Mezzo-Soprano Isabel Leonard will celebrate the legacy of Leonard Bernstein with a program of "100 Years of Leonard Bernstein”. John Mauceri, mentee and conducting fellow with Leonard Bernstein himself who conducted the World Premiere of Bernstein's “A Quiet Place”, and Isabel Leonard, critically acclaimed for her performances of Bernstein repertoire, join CNSO in a glorious marking of the world renowned American composer, conductor, and pianist's 100th birthday celebration.

Celebrating its 23rd birthday in . . .

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