Season 29, Episode 5 New York Philharmonic Opening Night Gala
First Aired: September 21, 2004
The New York Philharmonic opens its 163rd season with Beethoven's “Violin Concerto” (Maxim Vengerov is the soloist) and Dvorak's Ninth Symphony (“From the New World”). The Czech composer wrote this E-minor symphony on a commission from the Philharmonic in 1893. Beverly Sills is the host at New York's Avery Fisher Hall.
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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)
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