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Upcoming Leonard Bernstein events around Colorado Springs marking his 100th birthday

February 9, 2018 Updated: February 9, 2018 at 10:11 am
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 1962 file photo Leonard Bernstein leads the New York Philharmonic Orchestra in the inaugural concert in New York's new Philharmonic Hall. Bernstein would have turned 100 next year - a remembrance that’s being celebrated in the composer-conductor’s Massachusetts birthplace. The Boston Symphony Orchestra kicks off its new season Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, with a concert devoted entirely to America’s most famous maestro. (AP Photo, File)

Upcoming events around Colorado Springs celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of an American conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein, who was also known for his advocacy of human rights. It's been called the "Year of Lenny."

Friday-Saturday, Feb. 9-10: Bernstein: On Stage and Screen," Colorado Springs Philharmonic, csphilharmonic.org

Sunday, Feb. 11: 7 p.m., Packard Hall, Colorado College Film screenings including "Joe's Violin" with Philharmonic musical interlude, free, coloradocollege.edu/Bernstein

Feb. 17-18: Bernstein Serenade Colorado Springs Philharmonic, csphilharmonic.org

Feb. 22-24: Bernstein Symposium, Colorado College, featuring "An Evening with Jamie Bernstein," presentations by American Music Scholars and a performance of lesser-known Bernstein works, coloradocollege.edu/Bernstein

Feb. 22-March 4: "Trouble in Tahiti," by Leonard Bernstein, Theatreworks and Opera Theatre of the Rockies, Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater, Ent Center for the Arts, theaterworkscs.org

Feb. 24-25: Bernstein and Sibelius Colorado Springs Philharmonic, csphilharmonic.org

Through Feb. 25: "Intimate Apparel," by Lynn Nottage, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, csfineartscenter.org

Feb. 26: 7 p.m., Town Hall: Race, Class & the American Stage with Kevin Landis, Idris Goodwin and panelists, Marie Walsh Sharpe Gallery of Contemporary Art, Ent Center for the Arts, uccs.edu/~goca

March 2: The Shivers Fund at Pikes Peak Library District: An Evening of Classical Song, ppld.org

March 2-3: "West Side Story," Colorado Springs Philharmonic, csphilharmonic.org, Marie Walsh Sharpe Gallery of Contemporary Art, Ent Center,

Through March: Pikes Peak Library District, presentation of Bernstein Harvard lectures, "The Unanswered Question," ppld.org

Through March: KCME 88.7 FM, on-air programming daily, Bernstein features, weekly Bernstein Hour, kcme.org

Through April 14: Art exhibit, Floyd D. Tunson: Janus, Marie Walsh Sharpe Gallery of Contemporary Art, Ent Center for the Arts, uccs.edu/~goca

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