Thomas Forrest Kelly

Lowell Lecture

Leonard Bernstein and President John F. Kennedy

Date & Time

May 10, 2018 at 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


John F. Kennedy Library
Columbia Point Boston, MA 02125
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Thomas Forrest Kelly, Boston Lyric Opera

Presenting Organization

John F. Kennedy Library


Kennedy Library Forums (, 617-514-1643)

In honor of the Leonard Bernstein centennial, Harvard professor of music Thomas Forrest Kelly explores the impact of the relationship between Bernstein and the Kennedy Administration, which continues to influence the artistic and cultural life of America. A performance of Bernstein’s music by artists from Boston Lyric Opera follows.