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SUNDAYARTS VIDEO : Music

Paula Zahn interviews Yo-Yo Ma about The Silk Road Project, an internationally collaborative project he founded. Ma explains the educational mission of the organization, the multitude of cultural expressions that can be found in music, and the events for its 10 year anniversary to be held at Alice Tully Hall, Damrosch Park and to air [...]

Lincoln Center is currently in the midst of a remodel to celebrate its 50 year anniversary. Learn about the new Alice Tully Hall, the history of the Lincoln Centers organization, and plans to bring this one of a kind center of arts and culture into the future. Read more about the opening ceremonies on the [...]

Paula Zahn interviews the renowned pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim, who will soon conduct the Ghustav Mahler cycle along with Pierre Boulez. He recently retired after 15 years as the conductor for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Currently he is the Berlin State Opera’s music director and principle guest conductor at Milan’s La Scala. The importance [...]

In July 2005, filmmaker Scott Hicks started shooting a documentary about the composer Philip Glass to celebrate his 70th birthday in 2007. Over the next 18 months, Scott followed Philip across three continents – from his annual ride on the Coney Island “Cyclone” to the world premiere of his new opera in Germany and in [...]

Paula Zahn interviews pianist, conductor, and composer Andre Previn on his vast musical accomplishments that he has achieved as he reaches his 80th birthday this year. Also, get a sneak peak of what you can expect to hear at The Mutter-Previn-Harrell Trio performance on Wednesday, April 22, 2009, part of the Carnegie Hall’s series Saluting [...]

Jason Starr, producer/director of the superb film on Mahler’s Symphony No.3, What the Universe Tells Me, has now turned his attention to Mahler’s great Symphony No.2 “Resurrection”. For this production, he has enlisted a “super-orchestra” comprised of musicians from the New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, New Jersey Symphony, Detroit Symphony and the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. [...]

Paula Zahn interviews curator Jessye Norman about the “Honor!” for SundayArts, an upcoming festival that celebrates African  contributions to global culture and New York City at Carnegie Hall.

The Gotham Chamber Opera is New York City’s leading opera company dedicated to the highest quality productions of chamber operas rarely performed in opera houses today. It’s mission is to present vibrant, fully-staged productions of works from the Baroque era to the present that are intended for intimate venues. Conductor and artisitc director Neal Goren [...]

Veteran subway-performing Blues singer Jeremiah Lockwood teams up with an all-star cast of NY underground greats (musicians who have graced the records of Tom Waits, Arcade Fire, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Antibalas, to name a few) to summon voices from beneath the concrete streets. Calling upon the sounds of Malian guitars, Saharan beats, Afro-pop [...]

On February 28, 1927 in Memphis, Tennessee, the blind sanctified singer Mamie Forehand recorded a refrain based on Psalm 81:16. In this passage of scripture the poet and musician King David advised his people that if they would serve the Lord they would be rewarded by being fed “honey out of the rock,” the place [...]

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SundayArts is made possible in part by First Republic Bank and by the Rubin Museum of Art. Funding for SundayArts is also made possible by Rosalind P. Walter, The Paul and Irma Milstein Foundation, The Philip & Janice Levin Foundation, Elise Jaffe and Jeffrey Brown, Jody and John Arnhold, and The Lemberg Foundation. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding provided by members of THIRTEEN.