Jun 20th 2019

Ravinia continues its multi-year celebration of Leonard Bernstein, exploring his life and legacy through a presentation of Bernstein’s most iconic and significant works. Bernstein’s Songfest is an expressive composition through the words of 13 poets embracing 300 years of the country’s history. Featuring conductor Alexander Platt; The Caroga Collective, an exciting new chamber orchestra from upstate New York; singers from Ravinia Steans Music Institute; and poets Kevin Coval, Patricia Frazier, and Jacob Saenz.

Presented in partnership with the Poetry Foundation and Ravinia Festival.

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