Season 26, Episode 5 Memorial Concert
First Aired: September 20, 2001
A memorial concert honoring victims of the Sept. 11 attacks features the New York Philharmonic performing Brahms' “A German Requiem” (1867). Soloists: soprano Heidi Grant Murphy and baritone Thomas Hampson, with with the New York Choral Artists and the American Boychoir. Kurt Masur conducts. Beverly Sills hosts the program, which is also schduled to include remarks by New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani.
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- Premiered: January 30, 1976
- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: 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)