This past weekend, a dream team of opera singers (Stephanie Blythe, Joyce DiDonato, Renée Fleming, Matthew Polenzani, Susan Graham, Eric Owens,2013 Tucker Award Winner Isabel Leonard, among others) came together at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center to honor the centenary of the great American operatic tenor Richard Tucker. Missed it? Fear not! Live From Lincoln Center will broadcast this one-night only event on January 10 on PBS stations nationwide (though check your local listings). Read more here. (Photo: James Estrin/The New York Times)
Just announced! Ring in the new year with Live From Lincoln Center!
Live From Lincoln Center will showcase the last night’s New York Philharmonic opening gala concert on New Year’s Eve, featuring sizzling dance-inspired orchestral works by Maurice Ravel, Astor Piazzola, and Osvaldo Golijov with Yo-Yo Ma and Music Director Alan Gilbert. Stay tuned for more information about this coming PBS broadcast. More information on the broadcast here
(Photo: Chris Lee/New York Philharmonic)
Tomorrow, our friends at the New York Philharmonic open their 172 season with a special gala concert featuring dance-inspired orchestral music by Osvaldo Golijov, Astor Piazzola and Maurice Ravel, led by Music Director Alan Gilbert and special guest soloist Yo-Yo Ma. If you can’t get tickets, you can watch on a later episode of Live From Lincoln Center on PBS. On top of that, they kick things off with a free dress rehearsal tomorrow morning at 9:45am. Line-up on the Josie Robertson Plaza for a free ticket (giveaway starts at 8:00am), and take in some tango lessons while you wait, courtesy of Triangulo. More information here.
Just announced: Live From Lincoln Center will broadcast an expanded edition of its season finale from May, featuring series host Audra McDonald taking center stage at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall. “Audra McDonald In Concert: Go Back Home” is a special gala concert showcasing five-time Tony Award winner singing songs from a wide range of musical theater composers featured on her highly acclaimed new recording, Go Back Home (Nonesuch), her first solo album in seven years. The broadcast of this 90-minute edition of “Audra McDonald In Concert: Go Back Home” airs on PBS stations on Friday, August 30 at 10 p.m. (ET) (check local listings).
Read the full press release here
(Photo: Richard Termine/Lincoln Center)