FY02 Arts on Radio and Television
New York Philharmonic, $60,000
To support the production of live radio broadcasts of performances by the New York Philharmonic in 2002-03. Approximately 5 million listeners per month will hear each two-hour program.
Concert Productions, Inc., $70,000
To support the production of the public radio series From the Top to be broadcast in 2002-03. The hour-long program combines performances by exceptional young classical musicians, ages nine to 18, interviews, guest artists, and a 14-year-old "roving reporter" who profiles the young musicians.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc., $150,000
To support national telecasts in 2003-04 of the public television series Live From Lincoln Center. The series is broadcast on approximately 300 PBS stations across the 50 states and U.S. territories and reaches an average of five million viewers per program.
Minnesota Public Radio, $70,000
To support the production and national broadcast of St. Paul Sunday, a weekly, one-hour radio series presenting the vitality, diversity and excellence of chamber music. The program will be heard on more than 215 radio stations throughout the United States in 2002-03.
National Public Radio, $150,000
To support the NPR Classical Music Initiative. The initiative will include the recording, acquisition and national radio broadcast of selected American symphony orchestras on the daily classical music series Performance Today, the weekly program SymphonyCast, and the presentation of American operatic productions for NPR's World of Opera series.
New York Foundation for the Arts (on behalf of Anker Productions), $50,000
To support post-production costs for the two-part television series Music From the Inside Out. Intended for a national PBS broadcast, the series will explore the intangible qualities of music as seen through the eyes of the members of the Philadelphia Orchestra.