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The Seckerson Tapes: Craig Urquhart, Lenny's right hand man | reviews, news & interviews

The Seckerson Tapes: Craig Urquhart, Lenny's right hand man

The Seckerson Tapes: Craig Urquhart, Lenny's right hand man

Lenny Bernstein (left) with Craig Urquhart at the Berlin Wall
Craig Urquhart was Leonard Bernstein's personal assistant for the last five years of his life. In this touchingly frank interview with Edward Seckerson he talks about the man he knew, the man he revered, the man who wanted to be all things to all people and who consistently pushed himself to the limit in the service of the music that drove him.

The Bernstein Project is a ten-month celebration of Leonard Bernstein - one of the most charismatic men of the 20th century. A composer and conductor who wrote poetry and loved science; a pop icon revered by audiences, critics and musicians alike, and a rebel who was embraced by the establishment. As well as concerts and talks, the Project has many events where you can get involved. Directed by famed conductor Marin Alsop, The Bernstein Project runs throughout Southbank Centre until July 2010.
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