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Live From Lincoln Center: Bernstein And Gershwin

The New York Philharmonic, led by music director and conductor Alan Gilbert, ushers in 2012 with a program featuring 20th-century American composers Leonard Bernstein and George Gershwin.
Courtesy of © 2011 Chris Lee
The New York Philharmonic, led by music director and conductor Alan Gilbert, ushers in 2012 with a program featuring 20th-century American composers Leonard Bernstein and George Gershwin.

Airs Saturday, December 31, 2011 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Live From Lincoln Center brings the best of Lincoln Center’s world-class performances as they happen from Lincoln Center’s resident companies and soloists including hundreds of the world’s greatest artists.

The New York Philharmonic’s New Year’s Eve Gala celebrates the music of American 20th-century composers Leonard Bernstein and George Gershwin, conducted by music director Alan Gilbert, with star pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet.

Celebrate the start of the New Year with this glamorous evening featuring Bernstein’s Overture to "Candide" and Gershwin’s "Rhapsody in Blue." Alec Baldwin hosts the broadcast.