Bernstein at Brandeis Photo Gallery
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Watch the original 16mm film by Theodore Cron and Louis Lindauer ’53 on the inaugural Festival of the Arts, which was founded by Leonard Bernstein on the occasion of Brandeis’ first commencement in 1952. Guest artists included Merce Cunningham, Miles Davis and Aaron Copland. Bernstein conducted the world premiere of his opera, “Trouble in Tahiti,” and Marc Blitzstein’s translation of “The Threepenny Opera.”