Extras

Video thumbnail: Great Performances The Groundbreaking Ceremony of Lincoln Center

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The Groundbreaking Ceremony of Lincoln Center

President Eisenhower and Leonard Bernstein spoke at this momentous ceremony.

The Groundbreaking Ceremony of Lincoln Center

Video thumbnail: Great Performances The Chandeliers - How an Accident Became Art

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The Chandeliers - How an Accident Became Art

The surprising backstory behind how the chandeliers in The Opera House really came about.

The Chandeliers - How an Accident Became Art

Video thumbnail: Great Performances Leontyne Price on Opening the Metropolitan Opera

Great Performances

Leontyne Price on Opening the Metropolitan Opera

Leontyne Price recalls being chosen to open The Opera House.

Leontyne Price on Opening the Metropolitan Opera

Video thumbnail: Great Performances The Opera House - Preview

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The Opera House - Preview

Explore the history of the Met Opera’s Lincoln Center home in 1950s-60s New York City.

The Opera House - Preview

Video thumbnail: Great Performances A Broken Stage for Opening Night

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A Broken Stage for Opening Night

The Challenges of Opening a New Opera House

A Broken Stage for Opening Night