Midori on DVD “Bernstein at 100” (November 2018)

On 23 November, the Label C-Major Entertainment released the live recording of  Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday celebration at Tanglewood Festival on DVD: Bernstein at 100 – The Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood. Midori, who already as a 14 year old had performed under the baton of Bernstein at Tanglewood, performed at this gala the first movement “Phaedrus; Pausanias” from his Serenade after Plato’s Symposium, together with the  Boston Symphony Orchestra and Christoph Eschenbach. Other performers at the gala include Andris Nelsons, Michael Tilson Thomas, Keith Lockhart, John Williams, Yo-Yo Ma, Thomas Hampson and many more. The Boston Symphony was joined by members of the New York, Vienna and Israel philharmonics, the Pacific Music Festival and the Schleswig-Holstein Festival.

The DVD is available on C-Major, Amazon, jpc and Presto Classical and the production will also broadcast in Europe at 3Sat, in Japan at NHK and in the US at PBS.