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Live From Lincoln Center

Live From Lincoln Center

Direct from the stages of Lincoln Center in New York City, Live From Lincoln Center brings some of the world's greatest artists into American homes with live performances of opera, drama, music, and dance.

The only live performing arts series on television, Live From Lincoln Center originally launched under the Great Performances umbrella on January 30, 1976 - and remained there until the summer of 1988. For this guide, the Great Performances episodes will be identified accordingly.

Throughout the years, the series has been recognized with numerous awards, including 53 Emmy Award nominations, 13 Emmy Awards, 2 Grammy Awards, 2 George Foster Peabody Awards, 3 Monitor Awards, and a Television Critics' Circle Award.

Episode Info

Prev: 40x05 -- Richard Tucker Opera Gala: A New Century (Jan/23/2015)

"Live From Lincoln Center" — continuing its 40th anniversary season — will broadcast one of the most celebrated opera events of the year, the Richard Tucker Music Foundation’s annual gala concert. This year’s highlights include performances by opera’s brightest lights and rising stars; including Joseph Calleja, Angela Meade, Željko Lucic, Ildar Abdrazakov, Pretty Yende, as well as the 2014 Richard Tucker Award winner Michael Fabiano in solo and ensemble selections from works by Puccini, Mozart, Bellini, Massenet, Donizetti, Verdi, and Bernstein, conducted by Maestro Emmanuel Villaume with the New York Choral Society.

Audra McDonaldAudra McDonald
As Series Host
Beverly SillsBeverly Sills
As Series Host

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Musical Director: Mary-mitchell Campbell
Conductor: Riccardo Frizza
Music Director: Rob Fisher
Music Composed By: Stephen Sondheim
Based Upon The Book By: Hugh Wheeler

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