Season 37, Episode 3 The Richard Tucker Opera Gala
First Aired: December 13, 2012
Soprano Ailyn Pérez, the 2012 recipient of the Richard Tucker Award, is spotlighted in a filmed profile and on stage, where she joins baritones Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Gerald Finley; mezzo-soprano Olga Borodina; tenors Stephen Costello and Marcello Giordani; bass Ildar Abdrazakov; and bass-baritone Erwin Schrott. The program features selections from the oeuvres of Verdi, Rossini, Donizetti, Massenet, Mascagni, Handel and Wagner.
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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)