Great Performances

The Groundbreaking Ceremony of Lincoln Center

Clip: Season 45 Episode 20 | 1m 48s

With remarks by Leonard Bernstein and President Eisenhower, plus music by the New York Philharmonic, Juilliard Chorus, and the Metropolitan Opera, ground broke on Lincoln Center.

Aired: 05/25/18

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.
Watch Full Length

Problems Playing Video?

GREAT PERFORMANCES is made possible by the Irene Diamond Fund, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Arts Fund, The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation, LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, Rosalind P. Walter, The Agnes Varis Trust, The Starr Foundation, Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, Ellen and James S. Marcus, The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, Lenore Hecht Foundation, Abra Prentice Foundation, The Lewis “Sonny” Turner Fund for Dance, Jody and John Arnhold, Anne Ray Charitable Trust, and PBS.