Watch pianist Lara Downes, mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges, vocalist Theo Bleckmann, soprano Ailyn Pérez and baritone Thomas Hampson sing “Somewhere” from “West Side Story.” The star-studded ensemble joined us in The Greene Space at WQXR for Songs for Lenny: A Leonard Bernstein Celebration. The concert celebrates Bernstein’s centennial and Downes’ Sony Classical debut album “For Lenny” (available Feb. 9).

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In song, you have one of the most amazing diaries of any generation’s culture at a given time.

Thomas Hampson