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Friday, April 26
8 p.m. 
Slosberg Music Center


Admission is free, but tickets are required.

Brandeis Community
Tickets available at Brandeis Tickets

General Public
Tickets available April 10 at Brandeis Tickets

Performer Biographies

Jamie Bernstein

Jamie Bernstein is a narrator, writer and broadcaster who became a lifelong cultural enthusiast growing up in the ebullient household of her parents, Leonard Bernstein and pianist and actress Felicia Montealegre.

Ms. Bernstein travels the world as a concert narrator, and is a popular speaker on musical topics, including her father’s works.

In her role as a broadcaster, she has produced and hosted numerous radio shows in the United States, including annual live broadcasts from Tanglewood.

> Learn more about Ms. Bernstein.


Amy Burton

Praised by the New York Times for her “lustrous” performances, Amy Burton is one of New York’s most notable singers.

Her diverse musical life encompasses opera, concerts and cabaret throughout the U.S. and Europe, with a special affinity for Mozart, Handel and French repertoire.

At the Metropolitan Opera, Ms. Burton has appeared in over a dozen productions and collaborated with many of the world’s leading orchestras and conductors. Among her honors are three awards from New York City Opera, including the 2005 Diva Award. 


Michael Boriskin

Michael Boriskin has been hailed as one of the most imaginative and versatile American pianists of his generation.

Whether the composer is Mozart or Beethoven, Brahms or Ravel, Copland or Gershwin, Mr. Boriskin offers "an adventure for the audience" (The New York Times).

As artistic and executive director of Copland House, he has guided the national emergence of this creative center for American music at Aaron Copland's longtime New York home.

> Learn more about Mr. Boriskin.


John Musto

A master of the concert song as a performer at the piano, Grammy nominee John Musto is also one of America’s most acclaimed opera composers.

His most recent work, “The Inspector,” had its Boston premiere at the Boston Lyric Opera in 2012. His operas have been produced by Glimmerglass Opera, Wolftrap Opera and the Ravinia Festival.

Mr. Musto was a finalist for the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for his song cycle “Dove Sta Amore” and was awarded an Emmy for his score for the documentary film “Into the Light.”

> Learn more about Mr. Musto.