On November 29, NYC-ARTS will feature the program’s co-host and New York Emmy winner Paula Zahn in conversation with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the new Music Director at the Metropolitan Opera.
Nézet-Séguin began his tenure as the Music Director in September 2018, in time for Metropolitan Opera’s 2018–19 season. This season Nézet-Séguin will conduct three operas, including Michael Mayer’s new production of Verdi’s La Traviata, which will air on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met in April 2019. He will also lead revivals at the Met of Debussy’s Pelleas et Melisande and Poulenc’s Dialogue des Carmelites, as well as conduct two Carnegie Hall concerts with the Met Orchestra.
Along with his new role at the Met Opera, Nézet-Séguin is also the Music Director of the Orchestre Métropolitain in Montréal and the Philadelphia Orchestra.
NYC-ARTS, THIRTEEN’s weekly arts and culture multi-platform showcase, brings arts lovers an all-access pass to the interesting, unusual and unique cultural offerings of the greater New York City region.
Co-hosted by New York Emmy Award winners Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn, with events around town reported by Ha, NYC-ARTS showcases both world-renowned and local, community-based arts organizations.
See below for a full detailing of November’s NYC-ARTS lineup.
The program airs on Thursday nights at 8 p.m. on THIRTEEN and is also available to stream on NYC-ARTS.org on Friday mornings. Encore presentations generally follow on Sundays at 12 noon on THIRTEEN; Tuesdays at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. on WLIW21; and Saturdays at 7 p.m. on NJTV.
Thursday, November 1
Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city’s unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn. This week’s program features host Phillippe de Montebello in conversation with Asher Miller, curator of the “Delacroix” exhibition on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Correspondent Christina Ha, based at The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, reports on the “Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Color” on view there; “Kimono Refashioned: 1870s-now!” on view at the Newark Museum in Newark, New Jersey; “Edward Burtynsky: Anthropocene” on view at Howard Greenburg Gallery beginning November 14 and Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery beginning November 15; and Bard SummerScape’s production of “Oklahoma!” at St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn through November 11.
Thursday, November 8
Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city’s unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn. This week’s program features a profile of violinist Francisco Fullana, one of the recipients of the 2018 Avery Fisher Career Grant Award. Claude Monet’s “Water Lillies” on view at the Museum of Modern Art is the subject of this week’s choice segment.
Thursday, November 15
Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city’s unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn. This week’s program features a profile of Irina Kolpakova, ballet mistress and coach at the American Ballet Theatre. “The Rapalje Children,” a painting in the collection of the New-York Historical Society, is the subject of this week’s choice segment.
Thursday, November 22
The series is pre-empted on THIRTEEN for special Thanksgiving holiday programming.
Thursday, November 29
Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city’s unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn. This week’s program features Zahn in conversation with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the new Music Director at the Metropolitan Opera. “Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color,” now on view at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, is the subject of this week’s choice segment.
NYC-ARTS is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET, one of America’s most prolific and respected public media providers.
Executive Producer: David Horn. Editorial Director: Joan Hershey. Supervising Producer: Mitch Owgang. Senior Producer: Bob Morris. For the digital platforms, Chief Digital Officer: Dan Greenberg. Director of Digital Production: Chris Mather.
NYC-ARTS is made possible in part by First Republic Bank and by Swann Auction Galleries. Major funding for NYC-ARTS is also made possible by Rosalind P. Walter, the Thea Petschek Iervolino Foundation, Jody and John Arnhold, the Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, Ellen and James S. Marcus, The Lewis “Sonny” Turner Fund for Dance, Elise Jaffe and Jeffrey Brown, the Jean Dubinsky Appleton Estate, The Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, and the Elroy and Terry Krumholz 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.
Visit the NYC-ARTS Web site at NYC-ARTS.org for additional information.
WNET is America’s flagship PBS station and parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21, home to ALL ARTS. WNET also operates NJTV, the statewide public media network in New Jersey. Through its broadcast channels, three cable services (THIRTEEN PBSKids, Create and World) and online streaming sites, WNET brings quality arts, education and public affairs programming to more than five million viewers each week. WNET produces and presents such acclaimed PBS series as Nature, Great Performances, American Masters, PBS NewsHour Weekend, the new nightly interview program Amanpour and Company and a range of documentaries, children’s programs, and local news and cultural offerings. WNET’s groundbreaking series for children and young adults include Get the Math, Oh Noah! and Cyberchase as well as Mission US, the award-winning interactive history experience. WNET highlights the tri-state’s unique issues and culture through NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams and MetroFocus, NYC-ARTS, Treasures of New York, Theater Close-Up, and WLIW Arts Beat. WNET creates online-only programming, including the award-winning series about gender identity, First Person. Through multi-platform initiatives Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America and Peril and Promise: The Challenge of Climate Change, WNET showcases the human stories around these issues and promising solutions. The weekly program SciTech Now explores the nexus of new ideas in science and technology. Through THIRTEEN Passport and WLIW Passport, station members can stream new and archival THIRTEEN, WLIW and PBS programming anytime, anywhere.
NYC-ARTS aims to increase awareness of New York City’s nonprofit cultural organizations, whose offerings greatly benefit residents and visitors—from children to adults, and teenagers to senior citizens. NYC-ARTS promotes cultural groups’ activities and events to tri-state, national and international audiences through nonprint media, using new technologies as they develop. Through television, Web sites, mobile applications and social media, NYC-ARTS nurtures New York City’s position as a thriving cultural capital of the world, one that has both world-renowned institutions and those that are focused on local communities.