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Live From Lincoln Center broadcasts world-class performances from the stages of Lincoln Center into homes across America. The pioneering series has sought to democratize the performing arts, making luminaries ranging from Luciano Pavarotti and Beverly Sills to Emma Thompson and Nathan Lane available to hundreds of millions of viewers, collecting 17 Emmy and 2 Peabody Awards.

New York Philharmonic: Celebrating Sondheim

1h 25m

The New York Philharmonic celebrates the dazzling orchestral world of Stephen Sondheim in a program hosted by Bernadette Peters, with special guest vocalist Katrina Lenk (Tony Award™ winner for “The Band’s Visit”). Conducted by Alexander Gemignani, the concert will feature some of Sondheim’s most beloved works, including suites from "Sunday in the Park," "Into the Woods," "Sweeney Todd" and more.

Episodes

  • New York Philharmonic: Celebrating Sondheim: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    New York Philharmonic: Celebrating Sondheim

    S44 E6 - 1h 25m

    The New York Philharmonic celebrates the dazzling orchestral world of Stephen Sondheim in a program hosted by Bernadette Peters, with special guest vocalist Katrina Lenk (Tony Award™ winner for “The Band’s Visit”). Conducted by Alexander Gemignani, the concert will feature some of Sondheim’s most beloved works, including suites from "Sunday in the Park," "Into the Woods," "Sweeney Todd" and more.

  • ODYSSEY: The Chamber Music Society in Greece: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    ODYSSEY: The Chamber Music Society in Greece

    S44 E5 - 1h 25m

    Greece is commonly seen as the birthplace of the Classical ideal. The extraordinary musicians of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center journey to this remarkable land, performing works embodying the essence of classical music in iconic settings like the ancient theatre of Larissa and the historic Church of the Taxiarchon in Pelion – culminating in a mighty version of Mendelssohn’s Octet.

  • Megan Hilty in Concert: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Megan Hilty in Concert

    S44 E4 - 54m 36s

    Join the Tony-nominated star of Wicked, 9 to 5: The Musical, Noises Off, and NBC’s Smash for a new concert special featuring a versatile set of musical theater favorite and classic standards.

  • Annaleigh Ashford in Concert: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Annaleigh Ashford in Concert

    S44 E3 - 54m 36s

    Tune in to a new concert from stage and screen star Annaleigh Ashford, who thrilled audiences in Sunday in the Park with George (opposite Jake Gyllenhaal), Kinky Boots, and You Can’t Take It With You, for which she won a Tony Award.

  • Cynthia Erivo in Concert: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Cynthia Erivo in Concert

    S44 E2 - 55m 16s

    Enjoy a soulful evening of song from one of Broadway’s brightest stars. Seamlessly making the transition from the stage to the big screen, British-born Cynthia Erivo won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in The Color Purple before starring in several films, including Steve McQueen’s Widows.

Extras + Features

  • New York Philharmonic: Celebrating Sondheim - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    New York Philharmonic: Celebrating Sondheim - Preview

    S44 E6 - 30s

    The New York Philharmonic celebrates the dazzling orchestral world of Stephen Sondheim in a program hosted by Bernadette Peters, with special guest vocalist Katrina Lenk (Tony Award™ winner for “The Band’s Visit”). Conducted by Alexander Gemignani, the concert will feature some of Sondheim’s most beloved works, including suites from "Sunday in the Park," "Into the Woods," "Sweeney Todd" and more.

  • George Tsontakis' "KnickKnacks" (Complete Performance): asset-mezzanine-16x9

    George Tsontakis' "KnickKnacks" (Complete Performance)

    S44 E5 - 14m 47s

    Greek American composer George Tsontakis has long explored music from his family's roots in Crete. Here, Aaron Boyd and Paul Neubauer perform five movements from his "KnickKnacks" for violin and viola, which adapt these classical instruments to percussive folk-inspired motifs. This live performance was recorded in the Church of Saints Constantine and Helen in the town of Volos.

  • The Church of Pammegiston Taxiarchon: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Church of Pammegiston Taxiarchon

    S44 E5 - 2m 8s

    Outwardly self-effacing, this magnificent little church in the town of Milies on Mount Pelion opens into a world of unexpected beauty and reverence - including an inventive sound system which makes it the perfect space for the intimacy of a Chamber Music Society concert. Scholar John Hale and Father Konstantinos Koukouvinis give us an exclusive tour.

  • Beethoven's Humor: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Beethoven's Humor

    S44 E5 - 1m 46s

    Humor is not the first thing you think of when you hear the name of Ludwig van Beethoven intoned. And yet, as Paul Neubauer, Tara Helen O'Connor and Aaron Boyd, the three performers of his Serenade in D major for Flute, Violin, and Viola, attest, he was not averse to indulging an impish spirit in this unusual piece, performed at the Church of the Archangels in Milies, Greece.

  • ODYSSEY: The Chamber Music Society in Greece - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    ODYSSEY: The Chamber Music Society in Greece - Preview

    S44 E5 - 30s

    Greece is commonly seen as the birthplace of the Classical ideal. The extraordinary musicians of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center journey to this remarkable land, performing works embodying the essence of classical music in iconic settings like the ancient theatre of Larissa and the historic Church of the Taxiarchon in Pelion – culminating in a mighty version of Mendelssohn’s Octet.

  • Megan Hilty in Concert - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Megan Hilty in Concert - Preview

    S44 E4 - 30s

    Join the Tony-nominated star of Wicked, 9 to 5: The Musical, Noises Off, and NBC’s Smash for a new concert special featuring a versatile set of musical theater favorite and classic standards.

  • Megan Hilty: "A Little Bit of This...": asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Megan Hilty: "A Little Bit of This..."

    S44 E4 - 56s

    Megan Hilty has charmed audiences on stage and on screen in a variety of roles. Now she gets to let loose with a show that's tailor-made to her own unique personality.

  • Annaleigh Ashford in Concert - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Annaleigh Ashford in Concert - Preview

    S44 E3 - 30s

    Tune in on May 17 to a new concert from stage and screen star Annaleigh Ashford, who thrilled audiences in Sunday in the Park with George (opposite Jake Gyllenhaal), Kinky Boots, and You Can’t Take It With You, for which she won a Tony Award.

  • Annaleigh Ashford: "Love Hurts": asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Annaleigh Ashford: "Love Hurts"

    S44 E3 - 2m 32s

    Annaleigh Ashford performs "Love Hurts", made famous by Nazareth, Cher, and many others, in a web exclusive clip! Catch her full concert on PBS May 17th, 9pm (check local listings)

  • Cynthia Erivo in Concert - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Cynthia Erivo in Concert - Preview

    S44 E2 - 30s

    Enjoy a soulful evening of song from one of Broadway’s brightest stars. Seamlessly making the transition from the stage to the big screen, British-born Cynthia Erivo won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in The Color Purple before starring in several films, including Steve McQueen’s Widows.

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