The Power of Music

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Sunday, August 05, 2007

You won't want to miss this remarkable show on the power of classical music in the lives of 25 high-profile guests with riveting stories told to host Gilbert Kaplan by Condoleezza Rice, Jimmy Carter, Ehud Barak, Alec Baldwin, Alan Alda, Patrick Stewart, Mike Nichols, Renee Fleming, Valery Gergiev, Philippe de Montebello and many others.


Alan Alda
Alec Baldwin
Ehud Barak
Mercedes Bass
Pierre Boulez
Fernando H. Cardoso
Jimmy Carter
Glenn Dicterow
Renée Fleming
William Friedkin
Valery Gergiev
Edward Heath
Peter Jennings
Jeremy Knowles
Paul LeClerc
Glenn Lowry
Lorin Maazel
Zarin Mehta
Philippe de Montebello
Mike Nichols
Joseph Polisi
Condoleezza Rice
Will Shortz
Patrick Stewart
Howard Stringer


Fritz Kreisler Caprice viennois. Fritz Kreisler, violin. Carl Lamson, piano. RCA 5910.

Sigmund Romberg The Student Prince. “The Drinking Song.” Philharmonia Orchestra. John Owen Edwards. Jay Master Works Edition CDJAY2 1252.

Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata BWV 50 [excerpt]. Bach-Ensemble. Helmuth Rilling. Hänssler Classic 98857.

Carlos Gardel “Por una Cabeza.” (“By a Head [of a Horse].”) The Tango Project. “Scent of a Woman.” MCA Records MCAD10759.

Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 9. Third and Fourth Movements [excerpts]. Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Sir Georg Solti. London 430804.

Franz Schubert Sonata in A, D. 959. Andantino [excerpt]. Alfred Brendel, piano. Philips 438703.


Alan Alda, Alec Baldwin, Ehud Barak, President Jimmy Carter, Renée Fleming, Valery Gergiev, Philippe de Montebello, Mike Nichols, Condoleezza Rice and Patrick Stewart

Comments [2]

Jason from portland

Hi Alec call your daughter a "cow" lately how about calling a photographer a "girl" in a derogatory way. What's wrong with being a girl Alec? How bout "coon" use that word lately? Fire this punk

Mar. 03 2013 09:12 PM
sharon Gray from manhattan

Dear Alec, my neighbor's teenage
daughter was at my apartment during one of your now notoriously funny harangues she listened and smiled. I thought perhaps I had a convert to classical music, however, she just shrugged and said "well he is still hot", I had to laugh because you received a compliment at the expense of the music you love . I hope the day
will come when she will change her mind,
not about you, but the music.

Mar. 08 2011 02:53 PM

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