Season 30, Episode 2 Shaham's Sibelius

First Aired: June 15, 2005

Violinist Gil Shaham performs Jean Sibelius's “Violin Concerto” in a New York Philharmonic concert conducted by David Robertson. Sibelius's 1903 D-Minor work, his farewell to 19th-century Romanticism, headlines a program that also includes Sibelius's “Swan of Tuonela” (featuring Thomas Stacy as English horn soloist), Stravinsky's “Firebird” Suite (1919) and “Sorcerer's Apprentice,” by Paul Dukas.

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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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