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Live from Lincoln Center

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Classical selections, dance, opera, jazz and other music from New York's Lincoln Center. Winner of numerous Emmys and two Peabody Awards, it's one of TV's most durable cultural showcases. In 1976, the year of its debut, it featured the first live telecasts (more…)

Premiered: January 30, 1976

Rating: TV-G

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Season 25, Episode 3 New York City Opera: Puccini's Tosca

First Aired: March 30, 2000

The New York City Opera updates Giacomo Puccini's verismo opera “Tosca” from 1800 Rome to Mussolini's Fascist capital in this production sung in Italian with English subtitles. The melodrama interweaves the destinies of the prima donna Tosca (soprano Amy Johnson), her lover Cavardossi (tenor Alfredo Portilla) and the sinister police chief Scarpia (baritone Mark Delavan). Telecast from Lincoln Center's New York State Theater. George Manahan conducts; Beverly Sills is the TV host.

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