August 25, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990), an American polymath who composed complex symphonies and award-winning musicals, conducted the world’s greatest orchestras, and taught generations of Americans about music, from Renaissance to jazz and everything in between. We’ll celebrate Bernstein’s legacy August 20th-25th with specials, recordings, and a giveaway!

Monday, August 20, 8pm
Leonard Bernstein: From Broadway to Hollywood

Tuesday, August 21, 8pm
Leonard Bernstein: America’s Music Teacher

Wednesday, August 22, 8pm
Leonard Bernstein’s Black America

Thursday, August 23, 8pm
The Bernstein Experience in Boston
Leonard Bernstein: The Composer

Friday, August 24, 8pm
Leonard Bernstein: The Conductor and Musician

Saturday, August 25, 1pm
West Side Story (original cast recording)
With commentary by Dr. A.T. Simpson

Daniel Gilliam is weekday afternoon host (1-5pm) and program director at 90.5 WUOL, and director of radio for Louisville Public Media.