Season 29, Episode 1 Joshua Bell and Orpheus at the Penthouse
First Aired: January 14, 2004
Violinist Joshua Bell and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra perform a wide-ranging (Bach to Broadway) program at Lincoln Center's Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse. Bell, who released his “Romance of the Violin” CD in October, is excited about playing the Penthouse because of its casual, “salon type” feel. “I look for any venue to portray classical music in a more relaxed way,” he says, and this intimate room with floor-to-ceiling windows offering panoramic Manhattan views certainly fills the bill.
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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)