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 pristine 5.1 surround sound, The ...
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 for the performers. Also, see ...
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 and Paris to become one ...
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 in the 1920s. I mean, after ...
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 her reputation on the main stages ...
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 first wave of African-American musicians. He ...
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 ordinary ones.” While far from ...
Set and Costume Designer
Cast in order of vocal appearance
Angelina, known as Cenerentola
J. DAVID JACKSON
Assistant Stage Directors
Over the centuries, the story of Cinderella and her cruel stepmother and ugly stepsisters has been interpreted in countless ways across different genres. Gioachino Rossini’s La Cenerentola is perhaps the most famous operatic version of the Cinderella story, and it is like no other interpretation. This opera has no fairy ...
A well rounded ensemble of musicians featuring many of Seeger's friends sing a moving round of "We Shall Overcome" on the stage of Madison Square Garden for his landmark birthday concert.
Seeger and Friends Perform "This Land Is Your Land"
The Happy Birthday Song
Joan Baez Performs "Where Have All the Flowers ...