SundayArts is Now NYC-ARTS
Brooklyn Academy of Music
Posted: April 19th, 2010

Paula Zahn interviews Karen Brooks-Hopkins, President of BAM, and Joe Melillo, BAM‘s executive producer, to talk about the last three decades of programming at this institutional gem in Brooklyn.

  • peggy cosgrave

    two of the most interesting and delightful people in new york. what good work they do for all of us!!

  • Larysa McKenna

    Phenomenal work by the team of Hopkins/Melillo. BAM was fabulous before their tenure and has only built and will continue to build the best most exciting theater/music/dance/art/film in this city.

  • Susan Basile

    The arts are well served by these two wonderful amazing people.

  • Elaine Weinstein

    what a truly inspriational interview! Karen and Joe make us all proud to be affiliated with BAM.

  • Brian Sadur

    What a tremendous swelling of pride to see Karen acheive and accomplish so much. Tremendous work by an absolutely amazing team.

  • Rajika Puri

    These two together enrich our lives no end. What a partnership, and what a wonderful community they’ve built – colleagues, audiences, performers, artists, patrons from Fort Greene to the four ends of the earth. Bravi and thank you for being you!

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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.