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Dance in America: Wolf Trap’s Face of America

About the Dances

Scott Suchman/Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts Segments YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK Project Bandaloop Choreography: Amelia Rudolph Dancer: Kimm E. Ward Dancer/Risk Manager: Peter Mayfield Music: Robert Mirabal Animal Dances Luminescent Flights VIRGIN ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK & CORAL REEF NATIONAL MONUMENT Donald Byrd/The Group U.S. Olympic Synchronized Swimmers Choreography: Donald Byrd Dancer: Cubie Burke Dancer: […]

Dance in America: Wolf Trap’s Face of America

Introduction

Peter McBride/Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts Four of the country’s most innovative choreographers combine the grandeur of America’s national parks with the art of the camera in Dance in America: Wolf Trap’s Face of America, an on-location spectacular, Monday, April 21 at 10 p.m. (ET) on Thirteen/WNET New York’s GREAT PERFORMANCES on PBS […]

GP at the Met: The Magic Flute

Production Credits

Web Credits Producer: Anu Krishnan Designer: Lenny Drozner Graphic Art: Ying Zhou-Hudson, Emily Nonouchi Technical Director: Brian Lee Production Assistant: Diana Cofresí-Terrero Copy Editor: Leslie Kriesel HTML Implementation: Brian Santalone GREAT PERFORMANCES Web pages copyright © 2007 Educational Broadcasting Corporation. Thirteen Online is a production of Thirteen/WNET New York’s Kravis Multimedia Education Center in New […]

GP at the Met: The Magic Flute

Introduction

Ken Howard/The Metropolitan Opera Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Librettists: Emanuel Schikaneder; English translation by J.D. McClatchy Production: Julie Taymor Conductor: James Levine Performers: Ying Huang (Pamina), Matthew Polenzani (Tamino), Nathan Gunn (Papageno), Erika Miklósa (The Queen of the Night), and René Pape (Sarastro) Synopsis: Three ladies in the service of the Queen of the Night […]

GP at the Met: Macbeth

Production Credits

Web Credits Producer: Anu Krishnan Designer: Lenny Drozner Graphic Art: Ying Zhou-Hudson, Emily Nonouchi Technical Director: Brian Lee Production Assistant: Diana Cofresí-Terrero Copy Editor: Leslie Kriesel HTML Implementation: Brian Santalone GREAT PERFORMANCES Web pages copyright © 2007 Educational Broadcasting Corporation. Thirteen Online is a production of Thirteen/WNET New York’s Kravis Multimedia Education Center in New […]

GP at the Met: Macbeth

Introduction

Ken Howard/The Metropolitan Opera Composer: Giuseppe Verdi Librettists: Francesco Maria Piave and Andrea Maffei Production: Adrian Noble Conductor: James Levine Performers: Željko Lucic (Macbeth), Maria Guleghina (Lady Macbeth), Dimitri Pittas (Macduff), John Relyea (Banquo) Synopsis: Director Adrian Noble calls Macbeth “the greatest story Verdi ever told.” It’s the first of three works by Shakespeare that […]

GP at The Met: Roméo et Juliette

Introduction

Composer: Charles Gounod Librettists: Jules Barbier and Michel Carré Production: Guy Joosten Conductor: Plácido Domingo Performers: Anna Netrebko (Juliette), Roberto Alagna (Roméo), Marc Heller (Tybalt), Louis Otey (Paris), Charles Taylor (Capulet), Jane Bunnell (Gertrude), David Won (Grégorio), Tony Stevenson (Benvolio), Dean Peterson (Duke of Verona) Synopsis: Soprano Anna Netrebko teams up with tenor Roberto Alagna […]

GP at The Met: Roméo et Juliette

Production Credits

Web Credits Producer: Anu Krishnan Designer: Lenny Drozner Graphic Art: Ying Zhou-Hudson, Emily Nonouchi Technical Director: Brian Lee Production Assistant: Diana Cofresí-Terrero Copy Editor: Leslie Kriesel HTML Implementation: Brian Santalone GREAT PERFORMANCES Web pages copyright © 2007 Educational Broadcasting Corporation. Thirteen Online is a production of Thirteen/WNET New York’s Kravis Multimedia Education Center in New […]

Peter & the Wolf

Overview

Sergei Prokofiev wrote Peter and the Wolf in 1936 to introduce children to classical music. In this lesson, melodies from Peter and the Wolf are used to introduce students to pitch, rhythm and meter. Students also explore melodic shape using movement and drawing to represent melodies. Grade Levels: 4-6 (ages 9-11) Time Allotment: One to […]

Peter & the Wolf

Production Credits

Web Credits Producer: Anu Krishnan Graphic Art: Gabriel Torres Technical Director: Brian Lee Production Assistant: Diana Cofresí-Terrero Copy Editor: Leslie Kriesel HTML Implementation Assistance: Brian Santalone GREAT PERFORMANCES Web pages copyright © 2008 Educational Broadcasting Corporation. Thirteen Online is a production of Thirteen/WNET New York’s Kravis Multimedia Education Center in New York City. Dan Goldman, […]