written by

Jack Snyder

NYFOS Board Member
Leonard Bernstein:  Prehistoric Man

Leonard Bernstein: Prehistoric Man

In the film version of On the Town, NYFOS friends Betty Comden and Adolph Green have the somewhat uptight Ann Miller character lead the gang of on-leave sailors into the Museum of Natural History, where she gets very turned on by the primitive man exhibit.  The...

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Leonard Bernstein:  Something’s Coming

Leonard Bernstein: Something’s Coming

Last night Steven Blier led off the Bernstein concert with “Something’s Coming,” the quintessential expression of the blindly hopeful anticipation of youth from West Side Story. I wanted to pick this song even before knowing that it would be on Steve’s playlist....

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Leonard Bernstein:  Glitter and Be Gay

Leonard Bernstein: Glitter and Be Gay

NYFOS begins its fall season tomorrow with an evening devoted to the music of Leonard Bernstein, who worked with Steve Blier and Michael Barrett in founding their inimitable art song enterprise. One of the many perks of being a NYFOS board member is being invited to...

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