Live from Lincoln Center - Netflix

Live from Lincoln Centeris a Emmy-winning performing arts series presents a series of periodic telecasts of concerts, operas, ballets and recitals from New York's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

Live from Lincoln Center - Netflix

Type: Variety

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 90 minutes

Premier: 1976-01-30

Live from Lincoln Center - Live from Lincoln Center - Netflix

Live From Lincoln Center is a seventeen-time Emmy Award-winning series that has broadcast notable Lincoln Center performances on PBS since 1976. The program, which currently airs between six and nine times per season, is produced by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the world-renowned performing arts nonprofit organization located in New York City. Episodes of Live From Lincoln Center feature Lincoln Center’s outstanding resident artistic organizations, most notably the New York Philharmonic, the group that represents the greatest percentage of the broadcast’s body of work. Funding for the series is currently made possible by major grants from the Robert Wood Johnson 1962 Charitable Trust, Thomas H. Lee and Ann Tenenbaum, the Robert and Renee Belfer Family Foundation, the MetLife Foundation, Mercedes T. Bass, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Live from Lincoln Center - History - Netflix

Live From Lincoln Center premiered on PBS on January 30, 1976. Since its premiere, Live From Lincoln Center has presented performances by the world’s greatest performing artists. Some of its most notable regular performers include Audra McDonald (the program’s official host), Plácido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, Leonard Bernstein, Itzhak Perlman, George Balanchine, Isaac Stern, Nathan Lane, Sir James Galway, Billy Porter, Zubin Mehta, James Naughton, Kurt Masur, Kristin Chenoweth, Jason Isbell, Beverly Sills, Yo-Yo Ma, Renee Fleming, Emma Thompson, Joan Sutherland, Josh Groban, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Patina Miller, the New York City Ballet, the Mark Morris Dance Group, the American Ballet Theatre, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the New York Philharmonic, and the New York City Opera. Martin Bookspan served as the program announcer from the premiere of Live From Lincoln Center until his retirement in 2006, at which point Fred Child took over. On-camera hosts throughout the broadcast’s history have included Dick Cavett, Hugh Downs, Sam Waterston, Garrick Utley, Patrick Watson, and Beverly Sills. Most recently, the host position has been filled by Alan Alda, Alec Baldwin, Lesley Stahl, and currently, Audra McDonald. The show was originally developed in the mid-1970s by John Goberman, who served as executive producer from 1976 until 2011. In 2012, current Executive Producer Andrew Carl Wilk took over. Through 2012, the show was, in fact, live (or delayed slightly to accommodate PBS scheduling). Through Goberman and Wilk’s leadership, Live From Lincoln Center has gone on to win 17 Emmy Awards, 2 George Foster Peabody Awards, and several other accolades over its time on PBS. The current team of directors for the program is made up of Habib Azar, Dana Calderwood, Alex Coletti, Matthew Diamond, Brad Fuss, Annette Jolles, Lonny Price, Alan Skog, Glenn Weiss, and Andrew Carl Wilk. Kirk Browning is credited as the longest-running director of Live From Lincoln Center, contributing to the production of 185 episodes, and winning two Primetime Emmys as well as two Daytime Emmys. The show’s full-time production team, led by Wilk, is composed of Douglas Chang (Series Producer), Kristy Geslain (Producer, Lincoln Center Media Productions), Danielle Schiffman (Director, Business and Legal Affairs), Daisy Placeres (Line Producer), Gillian Campbell (Manager, Rights and Media), and Nick Palm (Post-Production Supervisor; Lead Editor).

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