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In this unique concert, the legendary Paul McCartney returns to Studio 2 at London’s Abbey Road Studios (where most of the Beatles’ recordings were made) for a fascinating journey through his songwriting career, from his very first Beatles song to the work for his new album, CHAOS AND CREATION IN THE BACKYARD. Using a selection […]

The Sports Museum of America is the first museum to pay tribute to the history and excitement of all sports. It has partnered with more than 50 single sport Halls of Fame, national governing bodies, private collectors and other top athletic organizations to showcase inspiring exhibits, memorabilia, stories and heroes that resonate with fans of […]

Recorded at St. Luke’s in London’s East End, Bruce Springsteen performs an intimate concert of songs selected from his album, WE SHALL OVERCOME: THE SEEGER SESSIONS, a collection of standards and spirituals popularized by the legendary Pete Seeger. Springsteen’s UK concert performances have thrilled the critics, with THE INDEPENDENT raving, “an astonishingly rich evening … […]

In this SundayArts profile, Thirteen/WNET president Neal Shapiro interviews Glenn D. Lowry, director of the Museum of Modern Art. Recently reappointed as director, MoMA’s permanent collection has grown significantly under Lowry through acquisitions of major works by Henri Matisse, Alberto Giacometti, Joan Miro, Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, Gerhard Richter, Philip Guston, Eva Hesse, Lee Bontecou, […]

In this SundayArts Choice we have two selections from the Rubin Museum of Art. One of the pieces, The Wheel of Life, depicts the cycle of rebirth from Tibetan Buddhist mythology. The painting includes images of gods, demi-gods, demons, humans, animals, and angry spirits in a constant cycle of life struggling to eventually reach enlightenment. […]

In this SundayArts profile, Neal Shapiro interviews Zarin Mehta, the appointed executive director of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra in 2000 who was instrumental in securing the logistics for the 2008 New York Philharmonic visit to North Korea.

Filmed at the Metropolitan Opera House in 1995, this rendition of Verdi’s “Otello” is beautifully crafted by leading stars Placido Domingo and Renee Fleming. This was the first major success for Fleming at the Met, and as this release illustrates, she tackled the character of Desdemona wonderfully. In this clip, watch Placido Domingo perform the […]

Asteria is a duet comprising Sylva Rhyne, soprano, and Eric Redlinger, tenor and lute. Winner of the 2004 Early Music America Competition for Medieval and Rennaissance Performance, the New York Times has called their music “intimate and deeply communicative… meltingly beautiful.” Asteria is known for its compelling and personal delivery of 15th century vocal and […]

Discover the exquisite beauty of kiku — meticulously cultivated chrysanthemums, a traditional Japanese art never before seen on this scale outside Japan. This is the most elaborate flower show and cultural exhibition ever presented by the Garden in its 116-year history. Learn more about the New York Botanical Garden.

Our SundayArts Choice centers around Klimt’s famous painting of Adele Bloch-Bauer in the exhibit Klimt: The Ronald S. Lauder and Serge Sabarsky Collections. In 1903, Klimt visited the Byzantine mosaics at Ravenna, Italy, and was impressed by these exquisite works, in which the figure of the Empress Theodora is rendered in a bejeweled setting inlaid […]

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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.
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