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LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: Sinatra: Voice For A Century

The New York Philharmonic on stage, performing the music of Frank Sinatra, with Music Director Alan Gilbert.
Courtesy of Chris Lee/New York Philiharmonic
The New York Philharmonic on stage, performing the music of Frank Sinatra, with Music Director Alan Gilbert.

Airs Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

This special star-studded concert event, presented by Lincoln Center and the New York Philharmonic as a gala fundraiser for the new David Geffen Hall on Dec. 3, 2015, celebrates the music of Frank Sinatra on the occasion of his 100th birthday.

"Sinatra: Voice For A Century" will feature Music Director Alan Gilbert conducting the New York Philharmonic, and artists will include the six-time Grammy Award-winning singer Christina Aguilera; top-selling instrumentalist in the U.S., Chris Botti; AMERICAN IDOL third season winner and Grammy-awardee Fantasia; Tony Award-winners Sutton Foster and Bernadette Peters; and multiple Grammy Award-winning singer and composer Sting, all of whom will perform music associated with Sinatra during his iconic career. TV series creator, filmmaker, and actor Seth MacFarlane will host the concert and the broadcast, as well as perform.

The live show is directed for the stage by Lonny Price and Matt Cowart, and directed for television by Lonny Price. The choreographer is Emmy Award-winner Joshua Bergasse. Andrew Carl Wilk is the executive producer of LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER.

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"The New York Philharmonic celebrates the legacy of Frank Sinatra in an all-star concert hosted by Seth MacFarlane