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Chicago The Musical

Leslie is the Music Director and Conductor of the Tony® and Grammy® Award-Winning Broadway hit musical CHICAGO.

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Music in Me After Party Jam Session

HBO’s The Music in Me

Children’s Recitals from Classical to Latin, Jazz to Zydeco
Executive Producer Leslie Stifelman

A show about kids who play from the heart.

HBO asked young musicians from all corners of the US to send in videotapes of the music they play.  The joyful result is the Peabody Award Winning THE MUSIC IN ME.
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THTH Pix

Too Hot To Handel:The Gospel Messiah

CARNEGIE HALL presents an incredible blend of the timeless brilliance of Handel’s Messiah with jazz, gospel, rock and R&B is now available as an important tool connecting world-class performance with community engagement and much needed local arts education.

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Recent Articles

1
Jan

Leslie Stifelman is awarded the 2011 Phyllis Hyman Phat Friend Award Honoring NYC Heroes

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4
May

HBO’s Documentary The Sound Of Mumbai: A Musical

Leslie Stifelman, Artistic Advisor

HBO’s Documentary The Sound Of Mumbai: A Musical

Premieres on HBO® Fall 2011

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4
May

The Carmina Burana Choral Project

February 5, 2012

Leslie Stifelman, Music Supervisor

Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute presents a definitive look at

Carmina Burana performed by New York City High School students.

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4
May

PBS AMERICAN MASTERS: A LETTER TO ELIA

A film Directed by Martin Scorcese and Kent Jones
WINNER OF THE 2010 PEABODY AWARD
LESLIE STIFELMAN, Music Producer

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29
Nov

Carnegie Hall-Too Hot To Handel

Supervised by Leslie Stifelman

“But what made the event an unalloyed delight were the choristers…the finale of a Weill Music Institute program that started last spring, was not just exuberant but polished and precise. This was, quite simply, some of the best choral singing I’ve heard all year.”

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4
Oct

American Masters: A Letter to Elia

Leslie was honored to have the opportunity to produce and perform the music for A Letter to Elia, written and directed by Scorsese and his longtime collaborator Kent Jones.  This is a deeply personal film, a frank portrait and self-portrait, and an equally frank acknowledgement of the closeness and the distance between artists and their art.

Premieres, Monday, October 4 at 9 p.m. PBS

Check local listing for national broadcast and encore performances

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26
Sep

Awards

Leslie’s projects have been awarded the highest honors in Music and Television.  She has also been the fortunate recipient of major sponsorship and grants on behalf of her Arts and Educational initiatives.

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19
Sep

Discography

Leslie’s accomplishments as a pianist, conductor, music supervisor and producer can be heard on recordings that feature a wide variety of classical, contemporary, Broadway and jazz repertoire.  In collaboration with some of the worlds most esteemed musicians her extensive discography can be heard on all the major record labels including BMG, RCA Victor, Angel, Nonesuch, DRG, Koch International, Albany and MusicMasters.

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24
Sep

Leslie in Concert

As a piano soloist, conductor and music director, Leslie has designed programs and performed in collaboration with some of the world’s most esteemed musicians, choreographers, directors and orchestras.

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23
Sep

The Leopards Take Manhattan


THE LEOPARDS TAKE MANHATTAN: The Little Band that Roared
is a half-hour special about the musical journey of the Louisville Leopard Percussionists, a percussion ensemble of elementary school kids (ages 7-11 years old) from Louisville, Kentucky. This is the last of three 30-minute documentaries that provide a fresh look at the many ways music can have a vital, profound impact on young lives. Created by Leslie and the same team of producers and directors from HBO Family who were honored with the 2006 Peabody Award for THE MUSIC IN ME, they continue to explore the heart and soul of every young musician – and the power of music to make us all feel more alive.

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