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L.A. Phil's 'Mass': Leonard Bernstein glorious mess

Leonard Bernstein’s “Mass” is a mess, but it’s our mess. Written to open the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in 1971, this way-over-the-top theatrical setting of the traditional Roman Catholic Mass outrageously reveled in musical and theological sacrilege to reflect, sympathize with...
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