Bernstein on Broadway with Ernest Liotti, PhD


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Course Title: Bernstein on Broadway

Instructor: Ernest Liotti, Peab '80 (BMUS)

Brought to you by Odyssey 

June 8, 2023 - July 13, 2023 (6 sessions)

In-person at the JHU Homewood Campus



Course Description: Bernstein on Broadway: Bernstein’s success as a composer ranged from Broadway to the world’s greatest concert halls. Marvel at his compositional versatility in some of his most profound compositions: Candide, West Side Story, On the Town, and Trouble in Tahiti.

Course Schedule:

Week One: Early works, Fancy Free, On the town.

Week Two: Peter Pan, Wonderful Town, Trouble in Tahiti.

Week Three: One and only film score On the Waterfront, Candide.

Week Four: Candide continued, begin West side Story.

Week Five: West side story continued.

Week Six : 1600 PennsylvaniaAve. Later works.

Topics are subject to change.


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ABOUT Ernest Liotti, Peab '80
Peabody Conservatory Faculty and Alumni

Performer, educator, and lecturer Ernest Liotti pursues an active career addressing a wide range of topics including classical music, opera, great musicians of the past, film and industrial design. A member of the Conservatory faculty of the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, Liotti has taught a variety of classes in both the Voice and Piano departments. He was a long-standing lecturer for the Roadscholar Program at Peabody and has lectured extensively throughout the metropolitan Baltimore/Washington area. In demand as a speaker, Liotti has traveled across the United States and Europe addressing such organizations as Brandies University, Friends of Tanglewood, and Spoleto USA on subjects such as Bernstein’s music for the theatre, the operas of Giancarlo Menotti, and the career of Arturo Toscanini.

Since 2001, Liotti has been a regular lecturer for the Alumni Association of the Johns Hopkins University. In the summer of 2013, he was featured on a lecture cruise of the Baltic Sea whose principal speakers were Mikhail Gorbachev and Lech Walesa. As a performer Liotti is the founding Director of the DaCamera Singers, a sixteen voiced chamber chorus that presented not only the standard repertoire but also promoted new works by regional composers.

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 Event Date
Thursday, June 8, 2023
6:00pm EDT

Thursday, July 13, 2023
8:00pm EDT

Homewood Campus

Johns Hopkins Homewood, Baltimore, MD, USA
Baltimore, MD

1-800-JHU-JHU1 (548-5481)

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