Brandenburg Productions, Inc.
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PRODUCTION CREDITS
 

A Holly Jolly Pops Holiday

Christmas program for WBZ-TV Boston and PBS, with Barenaked Ladies; Keith Lockhart

 

Andiamo

PBS membership special.  Three Italian tenors sing popular Italian standards.  Produced with IDTV/Amsterdam

 

Cincinnati Pops: Take Me to the River

PBS special with Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Marcia Ball.  Erich Kunzel, conductor

 

St Olaf Christmas Festival

PBS special - also movie theater simulcast

 

A Saint Olaf Christmas in Norway

PBS special recorded in Nideros Cathedral of Trondheim, Norway.  Produced with NRK

 

Opera Louisiane Inaugural Gala

Public television special.  Gala opening for a new opera company in Baton Rouge, with Susan Graham, Elizabeth Futral, Lucas Meacham, Paul Groves, others.  Bronze Telly Award

 

Angel Voices: Libera in Concert

PBS membership special.  Produced with IDTV/Amsterdam

 

America’s Veterans - A Musical Salute

Public television special, with Patti LaBelle, Clint Black, Jake Shimibukuro and the US Air Force Orchestra

 

A Knight to Remember

Gala season opening of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for KDKA-TV.  Yo-Yo Ma, cello solo; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor

 

Classics Unmasked

Wide-screen concert presentation for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

 

Cantors - A Faith in Song

PBS membership special, with Alberto Mizrahi, Benzion Miller, and Naftali Herstik.  Produced with IDTV/Amsterdam

 

The Irish Tenors: Ellis Island

Public television membership special with the original Irish Tenors trio

 

The Marsalis Family: A Jazz Celebration

PBS tribute to Ellis Marsalis, with his sons Wynton, Branford, Delfayeo and Jason, and Harry Connick, Jr.

 

Jessye Norman: A Holiday Homecoming

PBS Christmas special

 

Preservation Hall Jazz Band: A Night in New Orleans

PBS special

 

US Air Force 60th Anniversary Concert

With Cook, Dixon and Young and Empire Brass

 

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Opening concert of 2007-2008 season

                                  

Defiant Requiem

PBS special.  A tribute to Raphael Schaechter, who conducted 16 performances of the Verdi Requiem at Terezin Concentration Camp.  Murry Sidlin conducts the Oregon Symphony and Opera Chorus.  Gold World Medal of the New York Festivals Awards.

 

Songs of the Spirit

PBS membership special with R. Carlos Nakai, Joanne Shenandoah, Bill Miller and the New Mexico Symphony.  Regional EMMY for Best Entertainment Program

 

Beethoven Alive!

PBS special with the New World Symphony and Michael Tilson Thomas

 

Carnegie Hall Presents Robert Shaw: Preparing a Masterpiece, Volumes I & II

Documentaries on Shaw's preparation of Brahms' A German Requiem and Beethoven's Missa Solemnis.  Home video distribution

 

Fiesta at the Philharmonic

PBS membership special with Nestor Torres, Jeffrey Picon, Erich Kunzel and the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra

 

Christmas at Baylor

PBS special

 

Buffalo Philharmonic: Seasons of Life

PBS special: music of Mark O’Connor and Vivaldi

 

Can’t Stop Singing

PBS documentary on the 60th Convention of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America

 

St. Olaf Christmas Festival

2001 PBS special

 

The Gift of Music

PBS Christmas special with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Utah Symphony Orchestra conducted by Keith Lockhart

 

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra: Paavo Jarvi Inaugural Concert

PBS special: the inaugural concert of Paavo Jarvi as Music Director of the Cincinnati Symphony

 

Cincinnati Pops Patriotic Broadway

PBS special with Denyce Graves, Tom Wopat and John Schneider, conducted by Erich Kunzel

 

Naples Philharmonic: A Century of Broadway

PBS special with Frederica von Stade, conducted by Erich Kunzel

 

Colorado Symphony: Jazz for Orchestra

PBS special with Marin Alsop and Marcus Roberts: music of Duke Ellington, James P. Johnson, George Gershwin, Scott Joplin

 

Houston Symphony: A Maestro’s Farewell

PBS special: Christoph Eschenbach’s farewell performance featuring Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra

 

Detroit Symphony: Mahler’s Beethoven

PBS special: Neeme Järvi conducts Mahler’s orchestration of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony.  Host is Patti Smith

 

Christmas with Robert Shaw;  Robert Shaw's Christmas Festival

Two PBS specials with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

 

Cincinnati Pops Holiday Specials

PBS holiday specials: Christmas with Mel Torme; Halloween with Tom Wopat; New Year’s Eve with Patti Page and Doc Severinsen; Valentine’s Day with Peabo Bryson and Harolyn Blackwell; Thanksgiving with Richard Thomas and Sandi Patty; July 4th with Danny Glover and Rosemary Clooney.  Erich Kunzel conducts

 

Damian in Concert from Bucharest

PBS Membership special

 

Millennium 2000

A segment of the 25-hour PBS special, with Allen Toussaint and Nicholas Payton in New Orleans

 

Carols from Atlanta

PBS Christmas special featuring choruses from Spelman and Morehouse Colleges

 

Wolf Trap Presents the Kirov: Swan Lake

PBS special.  National EMMY for Outstanding Program in the Performing Arts

 

Atlanta Symphony Gospel Christmas

PBS special featuring the Pointer Sisters, the Atlanta Symphony and the All-Atlanta Chorus

 

Happy Birthday, Gershwin

Public Television membership special with Tommy Tune, Maureen McGovern,  Manhattan Rhythm Kings, Andrew Litton and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra

    

A Grand Night For Singing

PBS membership special starring Tyne Daly, Sylvia McNair, Frederica von Stade, Jon Garrison and Kurt Ollmann

 

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra: Jesus Lopez-Cobos Conducts Ravel and Dvorak

PBS special with Alicia de Larrocha

 

Dallas Symphony Orchestra: Music of Bernstein, Barber & Beethoven

PBS special with Andrew Litton and Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg

 

Atlanta Symphony Golden Anniversary

PBS special celebrating 50th anniversary of the Atlanta Symphony, with Yoel Levi, Robert Shaw and host John Chancellor

 

The Andy Williams Christmas Show; Andy Williams In Concert at Branson

Two PBS membership specials and home video releases

 

Lake Wobegon Loyalty Days: A Recital for Mixed Baritone and Orchestra

Garrison Keillor and the Minnesota Orchestra.  Special for The Disney Channel and home video release.  Nominated for ACE Award for Outstanding Cultural or Performing Arts Special

 

The Internet Show; Internet for Grownups

PBS membership specials.  Silver Apple Award of National Educational Medial Network

 

Roger Whittaker: The Celebration Concert

PBS membership special; BMG Home Video

 

The Christmas Songs

PBS membership special with Mel Torme, Maureen McGovern, Doc Severinsen and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

 

The Oak Ridge Boys with Emmylou Harris in Concert

PBS membership special

 

Evening at Pops

Episodes in PBS series featuring Dave Brubeck, John Browning, the King's Singers, the Chieftains, Shirley Verrett, Odetta, Boys Choir of Harlem.  The Boston Pops conducted by John Williams and Leonard Slatkin

 

Keep America Singing

Two PBS specials.  Barbershop quartets and chorus, Sweet Adelines chorus, hosted by Mitch Miller

 

On Stage at Wolf Trap

14 PBS specials.  Artists include: Tony Bennett, Maureen McGovern, The Canadian Brass, James Galway and the Chieftains, The King's Singers, Karen Akers, A Windham Hill Evening, Keith Brion and the New Sousa Band, The National Symphony Orchestra, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Ella Fitzgerald and Oscar Peterson

 

Messiah

PBS special and home video release with Robert Shaw and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

 

B.B. King Live at the Apollo

Public television special with the Philip Morris Superband.  Mid-Atlantic EMMY for Outstanding Entertainment Broadcast

 

The Music Makers

An ASCAP salute to American music for the PBS "Great Performances" series, with Glenn Close, Tony Bennett, Andy Williams, Randy Travis, Judy Collins, Ashford and Simpson, Patti Austin, many others

 

An All-Star Salute to Dizzy Gillespie

PBS "Great Performances" show featuring Oscar Peterson, Carmen MacRae, Wynton Marsalis, James Moody, others.  Silver Medal for "Culture and the Arts" programs, New York International Film and Television Festival.

 

Happy New Year, USA!

1987-88: Live PBS broadcast with David Zinman, the Baltimore Symphony, Mel Torme, Richard Stoltzman, and Mischa Dichter. 1988-89: Live PBS broadcast with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Rosemary Clooney, Mel Torme, and the American Ballroom Theater

 

Eschenbach and the Houston Symphony

All-star public television salute to the Maestro's 50th birthday, with Emanuel Ax, Martha Argerich, and others

 

The King's Singers Holiday Special

PBS special and home video release

 

Philip Morris Superband Jazz

PBS special with Diane Schuur, Ahmad Jamal, Hank Jones, James Moody, Curtis Fuller, Johnny Griffin and others.  Mid-Atlantic EMMY for Outstanding Entertainment Broadcast, and CINE Golden Eagle award

 

The All Night Strut

Musical review featuring hit songs of the 30's and 40's.  PBS special

 

Martin Luther King: A Tribute by William Warfield

PBS special with Warfield and the Eastman Philharmonia Orchestra

 

Mozart in Montclair

Public TV documentary on production of "The Marriage of Figaro" at Montclair State College.  CINE Golden Eagle award

 

Levi Live

Live Public TV special.  Inaugural performance of Atlanta Symphony's new Music Director, Yoel Levi.  CPB Local Programming Award

 

Celebrate America

Annual live July 4th celebration with the Houston Symphony Orchestra for Fox TV (1985-1991)

 

Piano Pizzazz; Piano and Partners

Two-part PBS special celebrating the piano, with Donald O'Conner, Peter Nero, Harry Connick Jr., Ellis Marsalis, Roger Williams, Carmen MacRae, Vladimir Feltsman, Marilyn Horne, Richard Stoltzman et al

 

The First Anna Russell Farewell Concert

Public TV special and home video release

 

Purely Gershwin

Public TV retrospective on Gershwin's music and life, with William Hurt and Leslie Uggams, and Veri and Jamanis

 

Diva in Concert

PBS special.  Regional EMMY for Outstanding Special; CPB Local Programming Award

 

Messiah

PBS special with Christopher Hogwood and the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra. Regional EMMY for Outstanding Achievement in Performing Arts

 

Opening Night: A Season of Gold

50th anniversary of the Buffalo Philharmonic and inauguration of Music Director Semyon Bychkov

 

Leon Fleisher, Sergiu Comissiona and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

PBS concert of the opening of Meyerhoff Hall and the return of Fleisher to two-hand piano repertoire

 

Solti and the Chicago Symphony

Nationally syndicated show, A&E broadcast and home video release

 

William Grant Still: Trailblazer from the South

PBS documentary