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Live from Lincoln Center

Brings live performances of opera, drama, music, and dance direct from the stages of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City into American homes.

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Megan Hilty in Concert

56:46 | #4404 | TV-G

Join the Tony-nominated star of Wicked, 9 to 5: The Musical, Noises Off, and NBC's Smash for a new concert featuring musical theater favorites and classic standards.

Annaleigh Ashford in Concert

56:46 | #4403 | TV-PG

Experience the stunning vocals and comic verve of Broadway star Annaleigh Ashford, who thrilled audiences in Sunday in the Park with George opposite Jake Gyllenhaal, Kinky Boots, and You Can't Take It With You, for which she won a Tony Award.

Cynthia Erivo in Concert

56:46 | #4402 | TV-G

Enjoy a soulful evening of song from one of Broadway's brightest stars. British-born Cynthia Erivo won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in The Color Purple before starring in several films, including Widows.


01:26:46 | #4401 | TV-14

The stage drama tells the story of Nya Joseph, a dedicated inner-city public high school teacher who is committed to her students' achievement, while she sends her only son, Omari, to a private boarding school. When he is involved in a controversial incident which threatens him with expulsion, Nya is forced to reconcile Omari's rage, her parental decisions, and the public and private school systems, as she rallies to save her son.

New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve with Renee Fleming

01:26:46 | #4305 | TV-PG

The New York Philharmonic and Renee Fleming celebrate the intersection of classical music and dance. From the great waltzes and polkas of Johann Strauss II to musical pearls from composers like Stephen Sondheim, Kander & Ebb, and acclaimed film composer Alexandre Desplat (The Shape of Water), the Philharmonic conjures the splendor and sparkle of a night at the Ball.

Andrew Rannells in Concert

56:46 | #4304 | TV-PG

Known for his Tony-nominated, Grammy-winning performance as Elder Price in The Book of Mormon and as Elijah in HBO's Girls, Andrew Rannells brings his signature blend of superb vocal prowess and wry wit to a sparkling set of songs.

Stephanie J. Block in Concert

56:46 | #4303 | TV-PG

Stephanie J. Block, a show-stopping Tony-nominated performer who was featured in Lincoln Center Theater's Falsettos as well as in Wicked and The Boy from Oz, unleashes her immense voice and bold charisma for a special night of cabaret.

Leslie Odom Jr. in Concert

56:46 | #4302 | TV-G

Winner of the 2016 Tony for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his legendary performance as Aaron Burr in Hamilton, Leslie Odom Jr. brings his remarkable talent to this intimate performance.

Sutton Foster in Concert

56:46 | #4301 | TV-PG

Tony Award winner Sutton Foster brings her irresistible talent and effusive charm to the intimate Appel Room for a special night with special guest, Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff (Hamilton, Spring Awakening, Glee).

NY Philharmonic New Year's Eve: Bernstein on Broadway

01:56:46 | #4203 | TV-G

Ring in 2018 with a celebration of Leonard Bernstein's best-loved works for Broadway, including West Side Story, featuring the New York Philharmonic and special guests.


02:26:46 | #4202 | TV-14

Nominated for five 2017 Tonys, this is a poignant and hilarious look at a modern family set amidst the emerging AIDS crisis.

50 Years of Mostly Mozart

01:26:46 | #4201 | TV-G

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts' Mostly Mozart Festival, one of the world's major music festivals. The visionary programming celebrates the genius of Mozart with signature performances and new commissions.

New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve

01:26:46 | #4103 | TV-G

Ring in the new year with a night of American classics, including works by Rodgers & Hammerstein, featuring Joyce DiDonato with the New York Philharmonic.

Simple Gifts: Chamber Music Society at Shaker Village

01:26:46 | #4102 | TV-G

Hit the road with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center as they perform inspired American selections amidst the bluegrass countryside of Kentucky. Filmed on location in May 2015, the event captures the unique intimacy of a chamber music concert, with cameras and equipment located inside the Meadow View Barn, a restored tobacco barn at Shaker Village. The performance features distinctive American composers including Gottschalk and Barber, highlighted by Copland's beloved Appalachian Spring featuring the popular "Simple Gifts" Shaker melody.

From Bocelli to Barton: Richard Tucker Opera Gala

01:56:46 | #4101 | TV-G

Andrea Bocelli joins Renee Fleming, Jamie Barton and a formidable array of opera superstars for this high point of the opera season.

New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve: La Vie Parisienne

01:26:46 | #4009 | TV-G

Ring in a new year with the Philharmonic and the sounds of Paris, featuring Alan Gilbert and Susan Graham in music by Ravel, Offenbach, and Saint-Saens.

Sinatra: Voice for a Century

01:26:46 | #4008 | TV-PG

Christina Aguilera, Chris Botti, Fantasia, Sutton Foster, Bernadette Peters, and Sting celebrate the 100th birthday of Frank Sinatra. Seth MacFarlane hosts.

Act One

02:26:46 | #4007 | TV-PG

Tony Shalhoub, Andrea Martin, and Santino Fontana star in James Lapine's vivid play about the great playwright Moss Hart.

Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton

01:56:46 | #4006 | TV-PG

Savor performances of the macabre yet merry scores of music by Danny Elfman for films made in collaboration with Tim Burton including Batman, Beetlejuice, and other films

Kern & Hammerstein's Show Boat

02:26:46 | #4005 | TV-PG

Relish this groundbreaking musical about love and heartbreak, performed by the New York Philharmonic and featuring Vanessa Williams, Julian Ovenden, Fred Willard, Norm Lewis, Jane Alexander, and Lauren Worsham.

New York Philharmonic Opening Gala with Lang Lang

01:26:46 | #4004 | TV-G

Virtuoso pianist Lang Lang joins Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic for the launch of its 2015-16 season. Musical highlights include Grieg's bravura Piano Concerto and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.

Norm Lewis: Who Am I?

56:46 | #4003 | TV-PG

Stage and screen star Norm Lewis presents a show that crosses stylistic boundaries, from opera to cabaret to gospel.

Billy Porter: Broadway & Soul

56:46 | #4002 | TV-PG

Tony and Grammy Award-winner Billy Porter, star of the Broadway hit Kinky Boots, performs songs from his latest album, Billy's Back on Broadway.

Richard Tucker Opera Gala: A New Century

01:56:46 | #4001 | TV-G

A new generation of opera stars comes together for one of the biggest parties of the opera season, led by 2014 Richard Tucker Award winner Michael Fabiano.

Gershwin Celebration at The New York Philharmonic with Dianne Reeves

01:56:46 | #3908 | TV-G

The gala rings in 2015 with George Gershwin favorites, featuring Dianne Reeves and Norm Lewis. Bramwell Tovey conducts.

Curtain Up: The School of American Ballet Workshop Performances

01:26:46 | #3907 | TV-G

The prestigious ballet academy's 50th annual workshop features an all-Balanchine performance.

The Nance Starring Nathan Lane

02:26:46 | #3906 | TV-PG

Nathan Lane stars as gay headliner Chauncey Miles, who faces a changing world and his own self-loathing during the fading twilight of burlesque in 1930s New York.

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street In Concert with The New York Philharmonic

02:26:46 | #3905 | TV-PG

Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece comes back to life in this bold new production from The New York Philharmonic, starring Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel.

Jason Isbell: Moving Forward

56:46 | #3904 | TV-PG

A native of Muscle Shoals, Alabama, Jason Isbell gives an impassioned performance emphasizing his exquisite songwriting and personal story of a bad boy saved by love.

James Naughton: The Songs of Randy Newman

56:46 | #3903 | TV-PG

Tony winner James Naughton performs the pop songs and film scores of composer and singer Randy Newman.

Patina Miller In Concert

56:46 | #3902 | TV-PG

Tony Award-winner Patina Miller performs music ranging from classic R&B to Broadway's best.

Richard Tucker at 100: An Opera Celebration

01:56:46 | #3901 | TV-G

Metropolitan Opera star Isabel Leonard and more great voices honor the legacy of the beloved tenor.

New York Philharmonic Gala with Yo-Yo Ma

01:26:46 | #3807 | TV-G

Special guest cello soloist Yo-Yo Ma joins maestro Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic for a festive celebration of dance-inspired orchestral music.

Audra McDonald In Concert: Go Back Home

56:46 | #3806 | TV-G

Host Audra McDonald sings personal favorites and selections from her new album, Go Back Home.

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel With the New York Philharmonic

02:26:46 | #3805 | TV-PG

The New York Philharmonic leads an all-star semi-staged performance of this classic featuriing Kelli O'Hara, Nathan Gunn, Stephanie Blythe, and more. Conducted by Rob Fisher.

We'll Meet Again: The Songs of Kate Smith Starring Stephanie Blythe

56:46 | #3804 | TV-G

Mezzo-soprano opera singer Stephanie Blythe pays tribute to vocal legend Kate Smith, whose stirring songs helped comfort and galvanize our nation in wartime.

Josh Groban: All That Echoes

56:46 | #3803 | TV-G

Josh Groban performs hits from his 12-year career and songs from his new album, All That Echoes.

Kristin Chenoweth: The Dames of Broadway? All of 'em!

56:46 | #3802 | TV-PG

This initimate yet all-American concert features Kristin Chenoweth's most celebrated work in every genre.

Ring Them Bells! A Kander & Ebb Celebration

56:46 | #3801 | TV-PG

"All That Jazz," "Mister Cellophane," "Wilkommen," "A Quiet Thing," "New York, New York," and other songs written by John Kander and Fred Ebb are performed by Broadway stars Marin Mazzie, Jason Danieley, Chita Rivera, and Joel Grey.

One Singular Sensation: Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch

01:26:46 | #3704 | TV-G

The New York Philharmonic rings in 2013 with this festive New Year's Eve celebration. This year features an all-star celebration of the life and work of Marvin Hamlisch.

The Richard Tucker Opera Gala

01:56:46 | #3703 | TV-G

The Richard Tucker Music Foundation features its 2012 award winner joined by world-renowned opera luminaries and members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.

The Philharmonic Opening Gala with Itzhak Perlman

01:26:46 | #3702 | TV-G

The New York Philharmonic gala concert features Respighi's Pines of Rome and Fountains of Rome, and violin legend Itzhak Perlman is on hand to play some of his concert favorites.

Renee Fleming @ The Penthouse

01:26:46 | #3701 | TV-G

The soprano performs 19th-century art songs and contemporary jazz, rock and Broadway melodies.

Bernstein and Gershwin

01:56:46 | #3606 | TV-G

The New York Philharmonic's New Year's Eve concert kicks off with Bernstein's Overture to Candide and two Gershwin masterpieces: his Piano Concerto in F with guest artist Jean-Yves Thibaudet and Rhapsody in Blue.

George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

01:56:46 | #3605 | TV-G

The New York City Ballet presents "George Balanchine's The Nutcracker." This is the production that is the heart of New York City's year-end holiday season.

Wynton at 50

56:46 | #3604 | TV-G

Lincoln Center artistic director Wynton Marsalis uses the occasion of his golden birthday to throw a jazz celebration for the ages, revisiting some of his timeless compositions and arrangements while serving up some new ones. Special guests include tap dancer Jared Grimes, vocalist Gregory Porter, pianist Marcus Roberts, violinist Mark O'Connor, Yacub Addy & Odadaa!, and Damien Sneed & Chorale Le Chateau.

New York Philharmonic Opening Night with Deborah Voigt

01:56:46 | #3603 | TV-G

Celebrated soprano Deborah Voigt is on hand for an evening of music by Barber, Wagner, and Richard Strauss. Alan Gilbert conducts.

Mostly Mozart Festival Opening Night

01:56:47 | #3602 | TV-G

Violinist Christian Tetzlaff, violist Antoine Tamestit, and soprano Susanna Phillips are the guest artists for a program that includes Mozart arias, the Sinfonia concertante in E-flat major, and the "Linz" symphony. Louis Langree conducts.

New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve with Lang Lang

01:56:46 | #3506 | TV-G

Ring in the new year with the New York Philharmonic in an all-Tchaikovsky program featuring pianist Lang Lang.

Baroque Holiday with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

01:56:46 | #3505 | TV-G

The Chamber Society of Lincoln Center greets the season combining the warmth and style of great Baroque masters with the intimacy and skill of the Society's artists. Bach's Double Concerto is featured, along with Corelli's Christmas Concerto and recorder virtuosa Michala Petri in works by Sammartini, Tartini and Vivaldi.

New York Philharmonic: Opening Night Concert 2010

01:56:46 | #3504 | TV-G

The New York Philharmonic's opening night gala features music director Alan Gilbert conducting the U.S. premiere of Jazz Symphony, Wynton Marsalis' new work for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, and the Philharmonic.

South Pacific

02:56:46 | #3503 | TV-PG

The Tony-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic tale of love and prejudice stars Kelli O'Hara and Paulo Szot. The score includes such classic songs as "Some Enchanted Evening," "Younger Than Springtime," "Bali Ha'i," "There Is Nothin' Like a Dame," "A Wonderful Guy" and "This Nearly Was Mine."

Perlman, Ax and Ma @ The Penthouse

01:26:46 | #3502 | TV-G

Violinist Itzhak Perlman, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, and pianist Emanuel Ax perform in the intimate Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse. Alan Alda hosts.

Joshua Bell with Friends @ The Penthouse

01:26:46 | #3501 | TV-G

Joshua Bell and some musical friends, including Kristen Chenoweth, Nathan Gunn, Frankie Moreno, and Marvin Hamlisch, perform in the intimate Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse.

New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve: Hampson, Gershwin, Copland & Broadway

01:56:46 | #3406 | TV-G

The New York Philharmonic's New Year's Eve gala, with new music director Alan Gilbert and baritone Thomas Hampson, features an all-American music program.

New York Philharmonic Opening Night Gala Concert

01:56:46 | #3405 | TV-G

The concert launches the New York Philharmonic's 168th season and Alan Gilbert's first as the orchestra's music director. Renowned soprano Renée Fleming joins the orchestra. Alec Baldwin hosts.

Joshua Bell and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra

01:56:46 | #3404 | TV-G

The Mostly Mozart Festival marks the 200th anniversaries of Haydn's death and Mendelssohn's birth as maestro Louis Langrée leads the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra with master violinist Joshua Bell.

Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble

01:26:46 | #3403

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma brings the Silk Road Ensemble to Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park bandshell for an outdoor celebration of music from the four corners of the earth.

New York City Ballet's 'Romeo and Juliet'

02:26:46 | #3402 | TV-G

Peter Martins' interpretation of Prokofiev's beloved ballet.

Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra

01:56:46 | #3401 | TV-G

Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra tear into the hottest tunes from their national tour, featuring all-time favorites and jazz standards.

New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve Gala Concert

01:56:46 | #3306 | TV-G

The New York Philharmonic ushers in 2009 with acclaimed mezzo-soprano Susan Graham. Renee Fleming hosts the telecast, which marks Maestro Lorin Maazel's last as music director of the Philharmonic.

Gil Shaham and Orpheus at the Penthouse

01:26:46 | #3305 | TV-G

From the Kaplan Penthouse, violinist Gil Shaham plays the music of Sarasate with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.

New York Philharmonic Opening Night Gala with Sir James Galway

01:26:46 | #3304 | TV-G

The New York Philharmonic's 2008/09 opening-night concert launches the orchestra's 167th season and Lorin Maazel's last as its music director. Renowned flutist Sir James Galway performs.


02:26:46 | #3303 | TV-G

The New York Philharmonic performs a semi-staged version of Lerner and Loewe's musical about the idealized kingdom of Camelot and the love triangle of King Arthur, Queen Guenevere, and Sir Lancelot.

New York City Opera: Madama Butterfly

02:56:46 | #3302 | TV-PG

The New York City Opera presents Giacomo Puccini's Madama Butterfly, a poignant culture-clash story of a marriage between an American Navy officer and his geisha bride. James Valenti and Shu-Ying Li star.

I Can't Believe It's Schönberg!

56:46 | #3301 | TV-G

Rob Kapilow provides lively commentary about the origins and place in music history of Arnold Schönberg's Verklärte Nacht, performed by members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve: Joshua Bell's Romantic Violin

01:56:46 | #3205 | TV-G

Music Director Lorin Maazel leads the New York Philharmonic and guest soloist Joshua Bell in a program of romantic violin showpieces.

Jazz @ Lincoln Center: Red Hot Holiday Stomp

01:56:46 | #3204 | TV-G

Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis hosts an evening of joyous holiday music and storytelling.

New York Philharmonic Opening Night Gala Concert

01:57:00 | #3203 | TV-G

Renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma joins the New York Philharmonic and conductor Lorin Maazel for an all-Dvorák program including the Carnival Overture, Cello Concerto, and Symphony No. 7.

Mozart Dances

01:56:46 | #3202 | TV-G

The Mark Morris Dance Group performs Morris' lush and evocative "Mozart Dances" from the New York State Theater. The dance is set to three piano works of Mozart performed by music director Louis Langrée, soloists Emanuel Ax and Yoko Nozaki, and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra.

Lincoln Center Special: A Gala Night at Alice Tully Hall

01:26:46 | #3201 | TV-G

Audra McDonald, Wynton Marsalis, and other stars gather for one last concert at Alice Tully Hall, one of the country's most storied music venues, before it closes for extensive renovations. Tom Brokaw hosts.

New York Philharmonic: Audra McDonald Sings the Movies for New Year's Eve

01:56:46 | #3107 | TV-G

Broadway and concert star Audra McDonald rings in the new year with a program of cherished song standards by Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, and others, backed by members of the New York Philharmonic conducted by Ted Sperling.

Audra McDonald and Friends: Build a Bridge

01:26:46 | #3106 | TV-G

Audra McDonald, already renowned for her virtuosity in classical and Broadway song, brings her talents to new genres by interpreting works of pop and contemporary composers, including pieces from her album Build a Bridge.

New York Philharmonic Opening Night Gala Concert

01:56:46 | #3105 | TV-G

The New York Philharmonic opens its 2006-2007 season with music director Lorin Maazel leading a program of Beethoven and Mozart, with pianists Emanuel Ax and Yefim Bronfman as featured soloists.

Mostly Mozart Festival, 40th Anniversary Gala

01:26:46 | #3104 | TV-G

Newly commissioned pieces, American and world premieres, and new approaches to timeless Mozart works from the 2006 Mostly Mozart Festival. Featured works include the world premiere of a new violin concerto by acclaimed Finnish composer Magnus Lindberg; a new staging of Mozart's opera Zaide by ever-provocative stage director Peter Sellars; and the world premiere of Mozart Dances, Mark Morris' exploration of Mozart's love of the piano.

The Light in the Piazza

02:26:46 | #3103 | TV-G

A Tony Award-winning musical by Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas, set in Florence in 1953. A beautiful young tourist falls in love with a handsome Florentine. As their relationship develops, the girl's mother reveals a truth that will test their love.

A Lincoln Center Special: Thirty Years of Live from Lincoln Center

01:56:46 | #3102

A retrospective of some of the greatest performance moments from the series' first 30 years. Featured artists include Beverly Sills, Luciano Pavarotti, Van Cliburn, Lang Lang, Zubin Mehta, Lorin Maazel, Isaac Stern, Josh Bell, Ray Charles, Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Gregory, and Natalia Makarova.

The Juilliard School—Celebrating 100 Years

01:26:46 | #3101

Juilliard students and alumni gather for a gala performance celebrating the school's centennial. The all-star lineup includes actors Christine Baranski and Bradley Whitford; sopranos Renée Fleming and Leontyne Price; jazz artists Wynton Marsalis, Victor L. Goines, and Wycliffe Gordon; pianist Emanuel Ax; violinist Itzhak Perlman; pre-college pianist Peng Peng; and current Juilliard ensembles led by composer/conductor John Williams and Andrea Quinn.

New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve Gala Concert

01:56:46 | #3006 | TV-G

The New York Philharmonic rings in the new year with a festive program of Italian opera featuring renowned soprano Angela Gheorghiu.

New York Philharmonic and Lang Lang: A Night of Firsts

01:56:46 | #3004 | TV-G

From Avery Fisher Hall, this evening of "firsts" features piano prodigy Lang Lang in performance with the New York Philharmonic in Chopin's First Piano Concerto. Maestro Lorin Maazel leads the orchestra in Mahler's First Symphony.

Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Benefit, Live from Lincoln Center

03:56:46 | #3005 | TV-G

Jazz at Lincoln Center presents a live concert to benefit Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. Scheduled performers and commentators include Wynton Marsalis, Terence Blanchard, Cyrus Chestnut, Peter Cincotti, Bill Cosby, Elvis Costello, Robert De Niro, Jon Hendricks, Diana Krall, Abbey Lincoln, Bette Midler, Dianne Reeves, Marcus Roberts, Paul Simon, Meryl Streep, McCoy Tyner, Cassandra Wilson, Buckwheat Zydeco, and Ken Burns.

A Concert at Mozart's House

01:26:46 | #3003

Music director Louis Langrée conducts soprano Renée Fleming, pianist Stephen Hough, and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra on opening night of the 39th annual edition of the festival at Avery Fisher Hall. The performance evokes a concert one might have heard during the composer's time, when intimate chamber music and songs were performed between movements of larger orchestral works.

Shaham's Sibelius

01:56:46 | #3002 | TV-G

The New York Philharmonic, Music Director Lorin Maazel, and soloist Gil Shaham perform one of the foremost violin concerti in the repertoire: Sibelius' Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47, which combines the composer's stark Finnish style with a thrillingly virtuosic solo line. Also on the program are Dvorák's Carnival Overture, Debussy's "Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune," and Roussel's Bacchus et Ariane Suite No. 2.

Stephen Sondheim's 'Passion'

01:56:46 | #3001 | TV-PG

Tony Award winners Audra McDonald, Patti LuPone, and Michael Cerveris star in a semi-staged version of a legendary musical theater piece, directed by Lonny Price and accompanied by a 56-piece orchestra. Based on the novel Fosca by Igino Tarchetti and the film Passion d'Amore by Ettore Scola, Sondheim's Passion, with a book by James Lapine, explores love and obsession through the story of Giorgio (Cerveris), an officer in the 1863 Italian army who carries on an affair through the mail with Clara (McDonald), a married woman. Then Fosca (LuPone), the colonel's sickly, wretched sister, becomes obsessed with Giorgio, and her passion begins to eat at his soul.

Sir James Galway @ the Penthouse

01:26:46 | #2907 | TV-G

Beloved flutist Sir James Galway performs short pieces that hold special meanings for him. He is accompanied by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra in a concert from Lincoln Center's intimate Kaplan Penthouse.

Grand Opening/Jazz at Lincoln Center (One Family Of Jazz)

56:46 | #2906 | TV-G

Artistic director Wynton Marsalis and special guests celebrate the opening of Jazz at Lincoln Center's new home in the beautiful Time Warner Building on Columbus Circle.

New York Philharmonic Opening Night Gala 2004

01:56:46 | #2905 | TV-G

Guest violinist Maxim Vengerov joins the New York Philharmonic in performances of Beethoven's Violin Concerto and Dvorák's Symphony No 9, "From the New World." Music director Lorin Maazel conducts.

Lincoln Center Celebrates Balanchine's 100

01:56:46 | #2904 | TV-G

Lincoln Center pays tribute to the glorious legacy of dance master George Balanchine with a special telecast from the New York City Ballet's 2004 Spring Gala. Stars from the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic, Lincoln Center Theater, the New York City Opera, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Chamber Music Society, the School of American Ballet, and the Juilliard School join Peter Martins and the New York City Ballet. Beverly Sills hosts.

Haydn, Vivaldi and Yo-Yo Ma

56:46 | #2903 | TV-G

Grammy-winning cellist Yo-Yo Ma revives his successful partnership with the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, led by Ton Koopman. Their brilliant collaborations have been captured on two top-selling recordings, but this program marks their first televised performance together.

New York Philharmonic: Mozart, Muti, and Quasthoff

01:56:46 | #2902 | TV-G

Maestro Ricardo Muti, music director of La Scala, conducts bass/baritone Thomas Quasthoff and the New York Philharmonic in Schubert's Rosamunde Overture, Brahms' Second Symphony, and a handful of Mozart arias.

Joshua Bell and Orpheus at the Penthouse

01:26:46 | #2901 | TV-G

Violinist Joshua Bell performs with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra in the Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center.

New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve Gala

01:56:46 | #2805 | TV-G

Sir Andrew Davis conducts the New York Philharmonic with soprano Renée Fleming. The program includes Debussy's "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun," Ravel's Shéhérazade, selections from Bizet's Carmen, and the overture to Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld.

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: Bach's Complete Brandenburg Concertos

01:56:46 | #2804 | TV-G

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center presents all six of Bach's Brandenburg concertos.

Mostly Mozart Festival Opening Night Gala 2003

01:56:46 | #2803 | TV-G

New Music Director Louis Langrée leads the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra in a program including Mozart's Overture to Le Nozze di Figaro, K. 492; Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25; "Deh Per Questo Istante Solo" and "Ecco il Punto, oh Vitellia ... Non Piu di Fiori Vaghe Catene" from Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito; and Beethoven's Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60. Soloists include pianist Lang Lang and mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe.

Marsalis at the Penthouse

01:26:46 | #2802 | TV-G

Wynton Marsalis; his father, Ellis Marsalis; and their guests celebrate the music of trail-blazing drummer and composer James Black, who remains largely unknown outside of his native New Orleans. Ed Bradley serves as master of ceremonies.

Perlman at the Penthouse

56:46 | #2801 | TV-G

Violinist Itzhak Perlman performs with students and alumni of the Perlman Music Program. Selections include excerpts from Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings and Bartok's Divertimento, Bach's Concerto for Two Violins, and Vivaldi's Concerto for Four Violins.

New Year's Eve All-Gershwin Concert

01:56:46 | #2705

Led by Music Director Lorin Maazel, tenor Lawrence Brownlee, bass-baritone Willard White, and the Ebony Ecumenical Ensemble sing selections from George Gershwin's Cuban Overture and An American in Paris.


00:00 | #2704 | TV-PG

The final production of the Tony Award-winning musical Contact, which tells three tales of people engaged in the wild pursuit of love. The cast includes Alan Campbell, Colleen Dunn, and Charlotte d'Amboise.

Kurt Masur's Birthday and Farewell

00:00 | #2703 | TV-G

Maestro Kurt Masur celebrates his 75th birthday with the New York Philharmonic in a gala birthday concert—his last performance in New York as music director of the Philharmonic—that showcases members of the orchestra in a varied program.

The New York City Ballet's Diamond Project: Ten Years of New Choreography

00:00 | #2702 | TV-G

Through its Diamond Project, the New York City Ballet has been commissioning new choreography by some of the brightest stars of the dance world for 10 years. The project has contributed 39 works to the NYCB repertory, created by 21 different choreographers.

New York City Opera: The Gershwins' "Porgy and Bess"

00:00 | #2701 | TV-PG

This 1935 American classic opera by George Gershwin—in collaboration with Ira Gershwin and DuBose and Dorothy Heyward—tells of a love affair between an old beggar and a beauty from Catfish Row. Conducted by John DeMain and Richard Bado, this performance stars Alvy Powell as Porgy and Marquita Lister as Bess, as well as Michael Austin, Timothy Blevins, and Adina Aaron.

Nutcracker Swing

00:00 | #2606 | TV-G

A collaborative rendition of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite featuring the New York Philharmonic, under the direction of Maestro Kurt Masur, interspersed with movements from the Ellington/Strayhorn arrangement as performed by the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and Wynton Marsalis.

Mostly Mozart 2001

00:00 | #2604 | TV-G

The Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, under the direction of Gerard Schwarz, performs with mezzo-soprano Florence Quivar, the Dessoff Choirs, tenor Michael Schade, baritone Richard Zeller, and soprano Ute Selbig. Beverly Sills hosts.

Puccini's La Bohème from the New York City Opera

00:00 | #2602 | TV-G

A New York City Opera presentation of Puccini's perennial favorite stars Maria Kanyova as Mimi, Nicole Heaston as Musetta, Rolando Villazon as Rodolfo, Alfredo Daza as Marcello, George Cordes as Colline, Mel Ulrich as Schaunard, Brian McIntosh as Alcindoro, and Peter Strummer as Benoit. George Manahan conducts. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.

Renée Fleming @ the Penthouse

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Superstar American soprano Renée Fleming and her special guests perform a program of classical favorites and standard American tunes.

Armstrong—When the Saints Go Marching In

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Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra celebrate the New Orleans roots and music of trumpeter Louis Armstrong. Guest artists: Bob Wilber, Lucien Barbarin, and Don Vappie.

Great Performers at Lincoln Center: Renee Fleming and Dmitri Hvorostovsky In Concert

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Soprano Renée Fleming, baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky, and the Orchestra of St. Luke's, under the direction of Mark Elder, perform in the opening night gala of the 35th-anniversary season of Lincoln Center's Great Performers series.

New York Philharmonic Opening Night Gala

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Music Director Kurt Masur and guest soloist Kiri Te Kanawa headline a program of Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Richard Strauss. Selections include "Ach, Ich Fuhls" and the overture from The Magic Flute; "Vado, Ma Dove?"; the final scene from Arabella; Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4 ("Italian"); and "Till Eulenspiegel."


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Soprano Amy Johnson and tenor Alfredo Portilla star in Mark Lamos' innovative production of Tosca, which sets Puccini's opera in Fascist Italy. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.

New York Philharmonic: Modern Times, Romantic Visions

00:00 | #2502 | TV-G

A concert celebrating the 20th anniversary of violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter's debut with the New York Philharmonic, featuring the violin concerti of Sibelius and Berg.

Perlman at the Penthouse

00:00 | #2501 | TV-G

Acclaimed violinist Itzhak Perlman performs with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and pianist Rohan de Silva at Lincoln Center's Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse in a program celebrating Perlman's life and career.

New York Philharmonic Opening Night

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Beverly Sills hosts the annual New York Philharmonic opening night gala with cellist Mstislav Rostropovich and a special performance by violinist Itzhak Perlman.

Mostly Mozart Festival Opening Night

00:00 | #2404 | TV-G

Gerard Schwarz and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra welcome flutist James Galway and mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade for a concert featuring works by Bach, Mozart, and Haydn. Beverly Sills hosts.

Lincoln Center Festival 2001

This multinational celebration features African pop superstar Youssou N'Dour; La Scala Ballet dancing Luciano Cannito's Amarcord (inspired by the Fellini film) and Roland Petit's Carmen, with prima ballerina assoluta Alessandra Ferri in the title role; and, from France, Cirque Plume.

An Evening of Beethoven

Members of the Lincoln Center Chamber Society play pieces by Beethoven. Performers include clarinetist David Shifrin, Ani Kavafian on violin, Paul Neubauer and Cynthia Phelps on violas, and cellist Gary Hoffman.

Joshua Bell @ the Penthouse—with Friends

Joshua Bell and some musical friends, including Kristen Chenoweth, Nathan Gunn, Frankie Moreno, and Marvin Hamlisch, perform in the intimate Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse.

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