Date(s) - 13/08/2018 - 31/10/2018


West Sussex Record Office, 3 Orchard Street, Chichester

Monday-Monday August 13-24, Tuesday-Friday 9.15am-4.45pm and Saturdays 9.15am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4.30pm


As part of the Bernstein In Chichester Festival marking the centenary of the birth of the West Side Story composer Leonard Bernstein, this is an exhibition of a series of compelling documents from the archives at West Sussex Record Office recording his time in Chichester and the first performance of his composition the Chichester Psalms at Chichester Cathedral in 1965. The exhibition includes the cathedral archives and the papers of Dean Walter Hussey, who commissioned the original work. It will transfer to Chichester Cathedral North Transept in October. Pictures: West Sussex Record Office/Dean Hussey Archive.

Read our feature on the Bernstein In Chichester Festival.

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