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 Recording of the Week, Simon Rattle and the LSO dazzle in Leonard Bernstein's Wonderful Town

by James Longstaffe

Bernstein's 1953 musical receives a sparkling performance from the London Symphony Orchestra under Simon Rattle, with a cast led by Danielle de Niese, Alysha Umphress, and Nathan Gunn.

 Video Interview, Sir Simon Rattle on Wonderful Town

by Katherine Cooper

Watch our exclusive video-interview with the London Symphony Orchestra's Music Director about their live recording of Bernstein's raucous paean to The City That Never Sleeps, out now on the orchestra's own label.

 Favourites, Leonard Bernstein

by Chris O'Reilly

On the composer's 100th birthday, Chris recommends some favourite recordings of his key works across all genres, from the ever-popular West Side Story to comparative rarities like Trouble in Tahiti and the song-cycles.