Season 29, Episode 7 Galway at the Penthouse

First Aired: December 29, 2004

Flutist James Galway performs favorites from his youth and works from his 2004 “Wings of Song” CD at Lincoln Center's Kaplan Penthouse. Galway terms the recital “a musical landscape of a rags-to-riches success,” and he'll recall the “rags” (his hardscrabble childhood in 1940s and '50s Belfast) with pieces from his early repertoire: Saint-Saens' “The Swan”; Franz Doppler's “Andante and Rondo for Two Flutes and Piano”; and Fritz Kreisler's “Schon Rosmarin,” which won him a childhood competition.

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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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