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Season 38, Episode 9 Carnegie Hall 120th Anniversary Concert

First Aired: May 31, 2011

A celebration of Carnegie Hall's 120th anniversary, featuring Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic with pianist Emanuel Ax, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Gil Shaham and the Tony Award-winning singer-actress Audra McDonald. Selections include Beethoven's Triple Concerto in C major, Op. 56; Duke Ellington's "Solitude," "Sophisticated Lady," "On a Turquoise Cloud" and "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)"; Dvorak's Carnival Overture; and George Gershwin's "An American in Paris."

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)

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