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To everyone who performed at, volunteered for, attended, and supported Longy's 2015 Sistema Side by Side Celebration, THANK YOU!

 

Check this page often for continuing coverage of the unforgettable performance by legendary mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade and the Sistema Side by Side Orchestra, led by Jorge Soto, at Sanders Theatre on Friday, March 20, 2015, as well as the presentation of the 2015 Bernstein Lifetime Achievement Award in Annenberg Hall. 

 

Flicka takes the stage:

Frederica von Stade joins Jorge Soto and the Sistema Side by Side Orchestra at Sanders Theatre on March 20, 2015

 

Von Stade and the Sistema Side by Side Orchestra:

Frederica von Stade sings with Jorge Soto and the Sistema Side by Side Orchestra at Sanders Theatre on Friday, March 20, 2015.

 

Frederica von Stade is presented the Leonard Bernstein Lifetime Achievement Award for the Elevation of Music in Society by Jamie Bernstein and Longy President Karen Zorn:

Frederica von Stade is presented the Leonard Bernstein Lifetime Achievement Award for the Elevation of Music in Society by Jamie Bernstein and Longy President Karen Zorn

 

View, tag, and share a growing collection of photos from the evening on Longy's Facebook page.

A photo set by Getty Images photographer Paul Marotta can be seen here

"Do Re Mi" by Rodgers and Hammerstein

Frederica von Stade and the Sistema Side by Side Orchestra and Chorus perform "Do Re Mi" by Rodgers and Hammerstein at Sanders Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts on March 20, 2015.

 

"The musicians played with solid intonation that could match many regional orchestras... the young musicians’ performance was committed, and even colorful."  — Aaron Keebough, Boston Classical Review

 

Read some coverage of the event and see more pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.