From Stage to Screen!
Filmed presentations of the best in live performances of opera, ballet, symphony and theater from around the world.
Wednesdays, 1:00 pm
$10, A&L Gold Members: $8, A&L Platinum Members: Free (Pay at the door, no pre-registration required)
Encores! Great Performances at the Met
This special covers a wide range of operatic ground, from heartbreak to hilarity, delivered by such artists as Natalie Dessay, Plácido Domingo, Renée Fleming and more. Featuring 19 arias and duets selected from the past seasons of Great Performances at the Met broadcasts.
An Evening with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater showcases its distinctive style in these two stunning dance pieces: “Diving,” Judith Jamison’s first major work as a choreographer for Alvin Ailey, and “Revelations,” which expresses Ailey’s intense feelings for his roots in the South.
Great Opera Arias: A Gala Concert from the Royal Opera House
World-renowned tenor Plácido Domingo is joined by Angela Gheorghiu, Roberto Alagna and a host of other international stars including Susan Graham, in the 1996 Gala Concert. Asher Fisch conducts the orchestra in a program of many of the world’s best-loved operatic arias.
Sondheim: The Birthday Concert
For Stephen Sondheim’s 80th birthday, many of musical theater’s brightest stars gathered to perform more than two dozen numbers from his illustrious career. David Hyde Pierce hosts, with Sondheim’s longtime collaborator Paul Gemignani conducting the New York Philharmonic.
The Original Three Tenors Concert
Recorded live in Rome in 1990. Zubin Mehta accompanies the singers, leading the orchestras of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and Teatro dell’Opera di Roma.
Women Making Movies
Award winning films by women directors, followed by discussion with moderator Linda Horowitz.
Wednesdays, 1:00 pm
$10, A&L Gold Members: $8, A&L Platinum Members: Free
(Pay at the door, no pre-registration required)
What Happened, Miss Simone? a film by Liz Garbus, 2015
An Oscar and Emmy nominated documentary about the life and legend Nina Simone, American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist.
Brave Miss World, a film by Celia Peck, 2013
Weeks before winning the 1998 Miss World pageant, Linor Abargil was held captive and raped by her travel agent while heading home from a modeling assignment.
The Longing: The Forgotten Jews of South America, a film by Gabriela Bohm, 2007
The story of a small group of South Americans whose European Jewish ancestors were forced to convert during the Spanish Inquisition.
Dancing in Jaffa, a film by Hilla Medalia, 2013
Ballroom dancing bridges gaps between Jewish and Palestinian children in Israel. Celebrated ballroom dancer Pierre Dulaine, a veteran of a tremendously successful interethnic program in New York, returns to help his hometown of Jaffa, which he fled as a 4-year-old in 1948.