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 Preview of the Concert
Preview of the Concert

Named one of Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World for 2009” and frequently described as the most dynamic young conductor to arrive on the classical music scene since the legendary Leonard Bernstein, 28-year-old Gustavo Dudamel begins his tenure as Music Director of ...

 The Vienna Philharmonic Plays Strauss
The Vienna Philharmonic Plays Strauss

Watch the Vienna Philharmonic, conducted by Daniel Barenboim, play a section of Johann Strauss' Wiener Blut and the the dramatic conclusion of the concert at Schönbrunn, including a fireworks display over the beautiful hedges and gardens in the Baroque Park.

 Preview of The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2009
Preview of The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2009

Under the direction of Daniel Barenboim, one of the world’s most acclaimed conductors, the internationally-renowned Vienna Philharmonic performs an open-air summertime concert in the historic Baroque Park overlooking the breathtaking Schönbrunn Palace, one of Austria’s most important cultural monuments. Recorded in glorious high definition and ...

 Musicians Remember Karajan
Musicians Remember Karajan

In this clip violin virtuoso Anne-Sophie Mutter, pianist Evgeny Kissin, and singers Christa Ludwig and Gundula Janowitz remember how Karajan pushed them in their art and to slow down and find expression in the music, even when the tempo he demanded was a technical impossibility ...

 Preview of Karajan, Or Beauty as I See It
Preview of Karajan, Or Beauty as I See It

As music director of the Berlin Philharmonic for 35 years, Herbert von Karajan remains one of the most discussed, analyzed and written-about conductors of all time. He was called the ‘General Music Director of Europe,’ leading orchestras and opera houses in Berlin, London, Vienna, Milan ...

 Historian Tyler Stovall on Montmartre
Historian Tyler Stovall on Montmartre

Tyler Stovall explains the African American community centered around Montmartre outside of Paris, a community filled with key players in black literature and music. Next: Watch and listen to Tyler Stovall recall the days of Bricktop's. Tyler Stovall: Paris was a tremendous amount of fun ...

 Historian Tyler Stovall on Bricktop’s
Historian Tyler Stovall on Bricktop’s

Tyler Stovall recalls the days at Bricktop's, a club at the center of the scene in Montmartre. Next: Watch and listen to Tyler Stovall explain the role of jazz during and after the war and the genesis of bebop. Tyler Stovall: Whereas Josephine Baker makes ...

 Historian Tyler Stovall on WWII, Post-War, and Bebop
Historian Tyler Stovall on WWII, Post-War, and Bebop

Tyler Stovall describes Arthur Briggs' role during World War II in the Montmartre jazz scene, the role of jazz during and after the war, and the origins of Bebop. Tyler Stovall: Arthur Briggs was somebody- he had come to Paris in the mid-‘20s with the ...

 Preview of Harlem in Montmartre
Preview of Harlem in Montmartre

Beloved American jazz singer and bandleader Cab Calloway once said, “You hear about the Duke Ellingtons, the Jimmy Luncefords, the Fletcher Hendersons, but people sometimes forget that jazz was not only built in the minds of the great ones, but on the backs of the ...

 La Cenerentola Production Credits
La Cenerentola Production Credits

Directed by GARY HALVORSON Conductor MAURIZIO BENINI Production CESARE LIEVI Set and Costume Designer MAURIZIO BALÒ Lighting Designer GIGI SACCOMANDI Choreographer DANIELA SCHIAVONE Stage Director SHARON THOMAS Host THOMAS HAMPSON Cast in order of vocal appearance Clorinda RACHELLE DURKIN Tisbe PATRICIA RISLEY Angelina, known as ...

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