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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.

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 […]

Carnegie Hall 120th Anniversary Concert with Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic

Full Episode

On May 5, 2011, Carnegie Hall commemorated its 120th anniversary with an all-star gala concert featuring conductor Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic and special guests pianist Emanuel Ax, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Gil Shaham, and the four-time Tony Award-winning singer and actress Audra McDonald. Watch the full concert here on the Great Performances […]

Carnegie Hall 120th Anniversary Concert with Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic

About the Concert

On May 5, 2011, Carnegie Hall will commemorate its 120th anniversary with an all-star gala concert featuring conductor Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic and special guests pianist Emanuel Ax, cellist Yo-Yo Ma,  violinist Gil Shaham, and the four-time Tony Award-winning singer and actress Audra McDonald. Carnegie Hall 120th Anniversary Concert — featuring the […]

Carnegie Hall Opening Night 2008: A Celebration of Leonard Bernstein

Selected Bernstein Numbers

Featuring music selections ranging from the 1944 ballet Fancy Free through West Side Story (1957) to the composer’s final opera A Quiet Place (1983), this excerpt of the concert offers a virtual sound portrait of Leonard Bernstein’s life. This Great Performances episode featuring the San Francisco Symphony and its conductor Michael Tilson Thomas received an […]

Carnegie Hall Opening Night 2008: A Celebration of Leonard Bernstein

About the Performers

Michael Tilson Thomas MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS made his conducting debut with the San Francisco Symphony in 1974 and was appointed its Music Director in September 1995. A Los Angeles native, he studied piano with John Crown and composition and conducting with Ingolf Dahl at the University of Southern California and has worked with Stravinsky, Boulez, […]

Carnegie Hall Opening Night 2008: A Celebration of Leonard Bernstein

Introduction

Opera stars Dawn Upshaw and Thomas Hampson, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, and Broadway’s Christine Ebersole join Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony in Carnegie Hall Opening Night 2008: A Celebration of Leonard Bernstein, Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at 9 p.m. (ET) on Thirteen/WNET New York’s GREAT PERFORMANCES on PBS (check local listings). Airing in […]

Carnegie Hall Opening Night 2008: A Celebration of Leonard Bernstein

Production Credits

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