The Skills of an Executive Producer: Great Performances’ David Horn on His Career and Working with Legends

Chita Rivera interviewed by Executive Producer David Horn

Chita Rivera (l) interviewed by Executive Producer David Horn (r) for Great Performances – Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ to Do.

The podcast WNET UPNext, hosted by WNET announcer Tom Stewart, sat down with Great Performances Executive Producer David Horn to ask about his fascinating career as both producer and director of many outstanding performing arts programs.

Listen in and find out which office skill landed David his first job at THIRTEEN, the producing station of Great Performances in New York City. David also shares what it’s like to work with performing arts legends such as Luciano Pavarotti and Natalie Cole, and Tony Bennett, and, from this current 43rd season, with Andrea Bocelli, Chita Rivera, Julie Andrews and the production team of Billy Elliot the Musical Live.

WNET UpNext logoThe podcast WNET UPNext goes behind-the-scenes of your favorite public television programs, featuring conversations with the people who make them. The podcast also serves as a platform for producers to share personal, behind-the-scenes stories about their programs and careers.

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David Horn, Executive Producer of Great Performances

David Horn, Executive Producer of Great Performances, a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET.