What was your first introduction to Leonard Bernstein? Was it the man, or the music?

It was definitely his television series. It was Sunday afternoon that the Young People’s Concerts came on and I remember especially the day I watched one and then I watched The Beatles’ first US appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. I remember thinking how much more I liked Bernstein, although that shifted a little bit as time went on. The...

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