NHPBS Celebration of the Arts

“Art should be something that liberates your soul, provokes the imagination and encourages people to go further.” 

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New Hampshire PBS is celebrating local artists of all kinds – dancers, musicians, painters, writers and photographers – artists from all disciplines. We welcome you to explore and experience the art and creativity from these Northern New England artisans.

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Beethoven Interrupts His "Kreutzer" Sonata

Scott Yoo and Anna Polonsky Play Beethoven's "Kreutzer" Sonata.

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What was Beethoven's Favorite Key?

What was Beethoven's Favorite Key?

Scott Yoo and his fellow musicians discuss what they think was Beethoven's favorite key.

Highlights from Wagnerians in Concert

Highlights from Wagnerians in Concert

Enjoy highlights from Wagnerians in Concert, filmed in Wiesbaden, Germany.

Crystal Labeija: The Queen Who Reinvented Ball Culture

Crystal Labeija: The Queen Who Reinvented Ball Culture

Crystal was a proud Black trans woman, a drag mother and, a pageant girl.

Three Divas at Versailles Preview

Three Divas at Versailles Preview

Isabel Leonard joins Nadine Sierra and Ailyn Pérez to perform timeless selections.


Edward MacDowell Medal Ceremony - Full Presentation

Edward MacDowell Medal Ceremony - Full Presentation

Rosanne Cash is honored as the 61st recipient of the 2021 Edward MacDowell Medal.

One on One Conversation with Roz Chast

One on One Conversation with Roz Chast

Rosanne Cash sits down with New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast.

Edward MacDowell Medal Ceremony:  Speaker Kurt Andersen

Edward MacDowell Medal Ceremony: Speaker Kurt Andersen

Co-creator of Spy and host of Studio 360 Kurt Andersen speaks.

Edward MacDowell Medal Ceremony:  Speaker Rosanne Cash

Edward MacDowell Medal Ceremony: Speaker Rosanne Cash

Rosanne Cash accepts the 61st Edward MacDowell Medal.

Edward MacDowell Medal Ceremony:  Rosanne Cash Performance

Edward MacDowell Medal Ceremony: Rosanne Cash Performance

Grammy-winning composer, writer and recording star Rosanne Cash performs.

Edward MacDowell Medal Ceremony:  Emmylou Harris Performance

Edward MacDowell Medal Ceremony: Emmylou Harris Performance

Singer, songwriter, and winner of 13 Grammy awards, Emmylou Harris performs.

Edward MacDowell Medal Ceremony:  Speaker Nell Painter

Edward MacDowell Medal Ceremony: Speaker Nell Painter

MacDowell Board Chair, Fellow and best-selling author Nell Painter.

Edward MacDowell Medal Ceremony:  Speaker Cheryl Savageau

Edward MacDowell Medal Ceremony: Speaker Cheryl Savageau

Abenaki Poet, author, artist, and MacDowell Fellow Cheryl Savageau welcomes the audience.

Dies Irae

Dies Irae

The Met Orchestra and Chorus perform "Dies Irae"

The Red Shoes: From Film to Stage

The Red Shoes: From Film to Stage

Matthew Bourne explains how he integrated dance into "The Red Shoes."

Great Performances – Verdi's Requiem: The Met Remembers 9/11

Great Performances – Verdi's Requiem: The Met Remembers 9/11

Honor the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks featuring the Met orchestra and more.

The Red Shoes Preview

The Red Shoes Preview

Experience this dark fairytale from Matthew Bourne with this acclaimed stage adaptation.

Bésame Mucho

Bésame Mucho

Nadine Sierra, Ailyn Pérez and Isabel Leonard Sing "Bésame Mucho."

The Red Shoes

The Red Shoes

Experience this dark fairytale from Matthew Bourne with this acclaimed stage adaptation.

Verdi's Requiem: The Met Remembers 9/11 Preview

Verdi's Requiem: The Met Remembers 9/11 Preview

Honor the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks with performances from the Met.

Jean Malin: Queen of the Pansies

Jean Malin: Queen of the Pansies

Jean Malin was one of the first openly gay performers in the Prohibition era.

Sondra Radvanovsky and Piotr Beczala in Concert Preview

Sondra Radvanovsky and Piotr Beczala in Concert Preview

From Wuppertal, Germany, this world-famous soprano-tenor pair perform arias and duets.

Highlights from

Highlights from "The Red Shoes"

Enjoy highlights from Matthew Bourne's "The Red Shoes."

Sondra Radvanovsky and Piotr Beczala in Concert Preview

Sondra Radvanovsky and Piotr Beczala in Concert Preview

From Wuppertal, Germany, this world-famous soprano-tenor pair perform arias and duets.

Rosanne Cash at MacDowell

Rosanne Cash at MacDowell

Composer, writer, and recording star Rosanne Cash receives the 61st Edward MacDowell Medal

Yannick - An Artist's Journey Preview

Yannick - An Artist's Journey Preview

Experience the music director of the Metropolitan Opera’s meteoric rise to prominence.

Musical Rehearsal for

Musical Rehearsal for "Dialogues des Carmélites"

Yannick conducts an early rehearsal for the Met's production of "Dialogues des Carmélites"

Yannick – An Artist's Journey

Yannick – An Artist's Journey

Experience the music director of the Metropolitan Opera’s meteoric rise to prominence.

Sonya Yoncheva in Concert Preview

Sonya Yoncheva in Concert Preview

Enjoy the talent of the Bulgarian soprano as she performs arias by Puccini and more.

Flawless Sabrina: Queer Icon and Star of 'The Queen'

Flawless Sabrina: Queer Icon and Star of 'The Queen'

She was an artist, activist, gay mother and mentor to hundreds of queer youth.

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2021

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2021

Enjoy the VPO’s annual summer night concert under the direction of Daniel Harding.

Yannick Reminisces About His Musical Childhood

Yannick Reminisces About His Musical Childhood

Yannick reminisces about his artistic upbringing and how he fell in love with music.

Musical Rehearsal for

Musical Rehearsal for "Dialogues des Carmélites"

Yannick conducts an early rehearsal for the Met's production of "Dialogues des Carmélites

Highlights from Radvanovsky & Beczala in Concert

Highlights from Radvanovsky & Beczala in Concert

Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky and tenor Piotr Beczała perform highlights from their concert.

The Party Audition

The Party Audition

Aspiring dancer Victoria Page auditions for impresario Boris Lermontov.

"I Think An Empty Theatre is Exciting"

Broadway stars remember what it was like to arrive to the theatre before the audience.

Vienna Summer Night Concert 2021 Preview

Vienna Summer Night Concert 2021 Preview

Enjoy the Vienna Philharmonic’s annual summer concert at Austria’s Schönbrunn Palace.

Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age

Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age

Go backstage with stories from stars Carol Burnett, Dick Van Dyke, Liza Minnelli and more.

Sonya Yoncheva Sings “Hymne à l'amour.”

Sonya Yoncheva Sings “Hymne à l'amour.”

Sonya Yoncheva sings Marguerite Monnot and Édith Piaf’s “Hymne à l’amour.”

Sonya Yocheva sings “Hymne à l'amour.”

Sonya Yocheva sings “Hymne à l'amour.”

Sonya Yocheva sings Marguerite Monnot and Édith Piaf’s “Hymne à l’amour”

Carol Burnett Meets George Abbott

Carol Burnett Meets George Abbott

As a student, Carol Burnett predicted she would work with George Abbott.

Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Preview

Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Preview

Explore the world of Broadway from 1959 to the early 1980s.

Joan Jett Blakk: The drag queen who ran for president

Joan Jett Blakk: The drag queen who ran for president

She ran for president in lipstick, heels and eyeshadow.

Vienna Philharmonic Performs Bernstein's

Vienna Philharmonic Performs Bernstein's "Somewhere."

The Vienna Philharmonic Performs Bernstein's "Somewhere" from "West Side Story."

Rosanne Cash: The Arts are Essential

Rosanne Cash: The Arts are Essential

61st Edward MacDowell Medalist Rosanne Cash talks about the importance of the arts.

Rosanne Cash at MacDowell (Preview)

Rosanne Cash at MacDowell (Preview)

Composer, writer, and recording star Rosanne Cash receives the 61st Edward MacDowell Medal

Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase The Blues Away

Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase The Blues Away

Dive into the career of the legendary blues guitarist.

Renegades Pilot: Kitty O'Neil [Open Captions]

Renegades Pilot: Kitty O'Neil [Open Captions]

Discover "the fastest woman in the world," deaf racecar driver and daredevil Kitty O'Neil.

Renegades Pilot: Kitty O'Neil [Audio Description + ASL]

Renegades Pilot: Kitty O'Neil [Audio Description + ASL]

Discover "the fastest woman in the world," deaf racecar driver and daredevil Kitty O'Neil.


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