New York-based singer Morgan James on quintessential American Leonard Bernstein

by RNZ / 10 May, 2018
Morgan James.

Morgan James.

Singer-songwriter Morgan James is coming to Aotearoa to perform with the NZSO in its Bernstein at 100 concerts in association with the Listener.

As well as performing with orchestras, Morgan James has a big online presence with her jazz and soul interpretations of popular songs, including several with US viral video ensemble Postmodern Jukebox. Bernstein at 100 marks the centenary of legendary American composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein, best known for the musical West Side Story.

Bernstein at 100 with the NZSO, in association with the Listener, performs at the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington on May 11.

This article was originally published by RNZ.

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