Paula Zahn in conversation with Michael Tilson Thomas, who celebrates both his 20th anniversary as Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony and his 70th birthday. Curator Ulysses Dietz talks about “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell,” an exhibition that traced the evolution of Rockwell’s art and iconography throughout his career.
The Metropolitan Opera’s production of Gioachino Rossini’s bel canto tour-de-force “La Donna del Lago” is conducted by Italian maestro Michele Mariotti. Its virtuoso cast is led by Joyce DiDonato as Elena, the titular lady of the lake, and Juan Diego Flórez as James V, the king who falls in love with her. “La Donna del Lago” will be performed on selected days through March 14th.
Curator Ulysses Dietz talks about “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell,” currently on view at Newark Museum. This exhibition traces the evolution of Rockwell’s art and iconography throughout his career, from carefully choreographed reflections on childhood innocence to powerful, consciousness-raising images that document the traumatic realities of desegregation in the South.