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with host Fred Child

Tilson Thomas and Bernstein: Shared History in Jewish Theater

Michael Tilson Thomas and Leonard Bernstein Photo by Robert Millard
2min : MTT Bernstein Jewish Theater

Conductor, composer, pianist Michael Tilson Thomas says few people realize how rooted Leonard Bernstein was in Jewish Theater. Thomas says that shared interest created an immediate bond between them.

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