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Love Leonard Bernstein’s music? This month features two big events.

October 12, Alexander Bernstein and Lara Downes will perform at the School of Music Recital Hall as part of the University Concert and Lecture Series.

Alexander Bernstein is the son of legendary composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein, while pianist Downes is regarded as one of the foremost interpreters of Leonard Bernstein’s work.

One of the most iconic American composers, Leonard Bernstein has had a lasting impact on contemporary culture through his work on West Side Story, Peter Pan, and much more. This year marks the centennial anniversary of his birth, and in celebration Bernstein and Downes will host an intimate evening of music and conversation.

The event is at 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased here.

October 26, Bernstein admirers will have another opportunity to enjoy his classic work. The UNCG Faculty Jazz Sextet will perform an original arrangement of Bernstein’s “West Side Story” at The Crown, in downtown’s Carolina Theatre. The event will start at 7:30 p.m. See details and ticket information.