Sir David McVicar’s new production of Puccini’s classic stars Sonya Yoncheva, Vittorio Grigolo and Željko Lučić. Opera diva Tosca must rescue her revolutionary lover Cavaradossi from the depraved police chief Scarpia. Isabel Leonard hosts.
Grammy-winner Alicia Keys performs in notable locations all around New York City, including the world-famous Circle Line, the Unisphere and Harlem’s Apollo.
The Chicano Wave Mexican-Americans in CA, TX and across the Southwest create their own distinct musical voices during the second half of the 20th century. Their music would play an important role in the struggle for Chicano civil rights and ultimately propel them from the barrio to the national stage.
Part 1 Original air date: Tues., Aug. 18, 2009 Part 2 Hawaiian Music “Diva” Singer and actress Marlene Sai tells Leslie Wilcox about growing up in the golden age of Hawaiian music, of her early years as a recording artist, her unusual after-hours recording session in a bus barn, […]