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Music Makes a City Now | Conversation with a Mentor

Video duration: 11:00

As Teddy Abrams prepares to guest conduct at Michael Tilson Thomas’s 70th Birthday Celebration, which also honors MTT's 20 years as music director of the San Francisco Symphony, the two take a moment to talk between rehearsals. Watch this fascinating meeting of the minds, covering the challenges of conducting an orchestra to the cycles of creativity and pioneering unchartered musical territories.

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Video thumbnail: PBS Arts Music Makes A City Now | Kentucky Royal Fanfare

PBS Arts

Music Makes A City Now | Kentucky Royal Fanfare

Watch conductor Teddy Abrams perform an original fanfare in honor of the Prince of Wales.

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Music Makes A City Now | Kentucky Royal Fanfare

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PBS Arts

Music Makes A City Now | The Radio Station

A radio station program director gives local perspective on art, music and Louisville.

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Music Makes A City Now | The Radio Station

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PBS Arts

Music Makes A City Now | Conversation with Yuja

Piano virtuosa Yuja Wang and conductor Teddy Abrams talk backstage about music and life.

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Music Makes A City Now | Conversation with Yuja

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PBS Arts

Episode 8 Scene: The Lone Bellow

The Lone Bellow Roots-folk-rock trio was nominated for Americana Duo/Group Of The Year.

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Episode 8 Scene: The Lone Bellow

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PBS Arts

Episode 7 Scene: The Cox Family

Mentored by Alison Kraus, the Cox Family has earned diverse career milestones.

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Episode 7 Scene: The Cox Family

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PBS Arts

Episode 6 Scene: JJ Grey & MoFro

JJ Grey’s songs reflect the steaming region around Jacksonville, Fl. where he was raised.

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Episode 6 Scene: JJ Grey & MoFro

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PBS Arts

Episode 5 Scene: Mac McAnally

Mac McAnally enjoys a deep and broad following of fans devoted to the Art of the Song.

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Episode 5 Scene: Mac McAnally

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PBS Arts

Episode 4 Scene: Hurray For The Riff Raff

Puerto Rican Alynda Lee Segarra developed her eye for life as a young teenager.

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Episode 4 Scene: Hurray For The Riff Raff

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PBS Arts

Episode 3 Scene: Frank Solivan

Frank Solivan turned his band, Dirty Kitchen, into the D.C-area’s hottest acoustic act.

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Episode 3 Scene: Frank Solivan

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PBS Arts

Episode 2 Scene: The Suffers

Welcome these relative newcomers, a 10-piece band fronted by a massive-voiced singer.

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Episode 2 Scene: The Suffers

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PBS Arts

Episode 1: Dave Rawlings Machine

The Dave Rawlings Machine pretty much personifies the term, “Americana."

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Episode 1: Dave Rawlings Machine

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Previews of PBS Arts42

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PBS Arts

2016 Arts Fall Festival | Official Trailer

The PBS Arts Fall Festival returns 10/21 with 8 new programs and host Lin-Manuel Miranda.

2016 Arts Fall Festival | Official Trailer

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PBS Arts

Bluegrass Underground Special | Preview

This "musical adventure" showcases highlights from five seasons of Bluegrass Underground.

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Bluegrass Underground Special | Preview

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PBS Arts

First You Dream – The Music of Kander & Ebb | Preview

Enjoy a tribute to legendary award-winning songwriting team John Kander & Fred Ebb. 11/20

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First You Dream – The Music of Kander & Ebb | Preview

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PBS Arts

Live From Lincoln Center: Act One | Preview

Live from Lincoln Center presents a vivid play about the playwright Moss Hart.

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Live From Lincoln Center: Act One | Preview

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