The concert includes special guest appearances by legends Allen Toussaint and Irma Thomas and fellow blues enthusiast Sir Tom Jones.
The documentary features excerpts from “Carmen,” “Tales of Hoffmann,” and “Tosca” amid personal reminiscence featured in the retrospective.
In remembrance of 9/11, the New York Philharmonic performs led by Music Director Alan Gilbert, taped the previous night at a free concert in Avery Fisher Hall at New York’s Lincoln Center.
Watch Renee Fleming perform an aria in a portion of the Final Scene of Strauss's opera.
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