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Richard Merkin
Untitled 339 (Leon Botstein), c.1980-2008


Pastel on Arches paper.  (Leon Botstein Conducts the American Symphony Orchestra in Victorian Secrets)

Signed Upper Right.

Leon Botstein (born December 14, 1946 in Switzerland) is an American conductor and the President of Bard College (since 1975). Botstein is the music director and principal conductor of the American Symphony Orchestra and conductor laureate of the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, where he served as music director and principal conductor from 2003-2010. Victorian Secrets was a performace by the ASO at Lincoln Center in 2004.