Classical Music

Extended Excerpt

The Vienna Philharmonic performs selections by Amilcare Ponchielli, Johann Strauss, and Jeronimo Gimenez.

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night 2012

Ponchielli’s “Dance of the Hours”

Under the baton of the dynamic and electric guest maestro, Gustavo Dudamel, the Vienna Philharmonic performs the finale of Amilcare Ponchielli’s “Dance of the Hours” from the opera “La Gioconda.”

Tanglewood 75th Anniversary Celebration

The Program

COPLAND – Fanfare for the Common Man BERNSTEIN – Three dance episodes from On the Town The Boston Pops Keith Lockhart, conductor Selections from The Great American Songbook James Taylor John Williams, conductor HAYDN – Piano Concerto in D, 2nd and 3rd movements Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra Emanuel Ax, piano Stefan Asbury, conductor TCHAIKOVSKY – […]

Tanglewood 75th Anniversary Celebration

Full Episode

The concert includes appearances by the BSO and Boston Pops and features performances by Yo-Yo Ma and James Taylor.

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night 2012

About the Concert

Distinguished conductor Gustavo Dudamel leads the fourth annual Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night 2012 concert to be telecast on Great Performances, Friday, August 31, at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).

Tanglewood 75th Anniversary Celebration

About the Concert

Tanglewood 75th Anniversary Celebration, featuring many of the iconic artists identified with the fete, will air on THIRTEEN’S Great Performances Friday, August 10 at 9 p.m. ET as part of the PBS Arts Summer Festival (check local listings). Located in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts, Tanglewood is one of the world’s most beloved […]

San Francisco Symphony at 100

About the Concert

San Francisco Symphony at 100, the San Francisco Symphony’s Centennial Season opening night gala, conducted by Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas, will air on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances, Friday, March 30 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). In September, the San Francisco Symphony and Tilson Thomas launched its milestone Centennial with a celebratory gala […]

The Thomashefskys: Music and Memories of a Life in the Yiddish Theater

About the Program

The Thomashefskys: Music and Memories of a Life in the Yiddish Theater, a celebration of Yiddish theater pioneers Boris and Bessie Thomashefsky by their grandson, Michael Tilson Thomas, Artistic Director of the New World Symphony, airs Thursday, March 29 at 8 p.m. (check local listings), on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances. Recorded in April 2011 at the […]

An American in Paris

Gustavo Dudamel conducts the LA Phil in George Gershwin’s An American in Paris in the performance recorded for Herbie Hancock, Gustavo Dudamel And The LA Phil Celebrate Gershwin.

From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2012

Selections from the Concert

Stage and screen legend Julie Andrews returns for the third time to host the merry annual New Year’s celebration with the Vienna Philharmonic, under the direction of Mariss Jansons from Vienna’s Musikverein. This is Jansons’ second time at the podium of this much cherished event. The famed Vienna Boys’ Choir will add their celestial voices […]