Season 32, Episode 5 New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve: Joshua Bell's Romantic Viiolin
First Aired: December 31, 2007
The New York Philharmonic is joined by violinist Joshua Bell for a program of romantic violin performances, including Kreisler's "Liebesleid," Saint-Saëns' Introduction and Rondo capriccioso, Ravel's "Tzigane," Ponce's "Estrellita" and Tchaikovsky's "None but the Lonely Heart." Also: The orchestra perform "The Sorcerer's Apprentice," "Bolero," "Farandole" and selections from "Swan Lake." Soprano Renée Fleming hosts.
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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)