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Friday, April 6 at 9 p.m. – Renee Fleming @ The Penthouse

(Rochester, NY) – Join celebrated soprano Renée Fleming for an intimate performance in Lincoln Center’s Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse. Featuring the rarely performed operatic masterpiece Knoxville Summer of 1915 by Samuel Barber, Renee Fleming @ The Penthouse airs Friday, April 6 at 9 p.m. WXXI-TV/HD (DT21.1/cable 1011 and 11).  The program also marks the first television performance of songs from Fleming’s new pop and indie-rock album, Dark Hope. A favorite of the Emmy-winning series as both performer and host, Fleming will also perform Broadway favorites and a special duet with popular vocalist Josh Groban.

Live from Lincoln Center, winner of 13 Emmy Awards, is currently in its 36th broadcast season. The series has made the world’s greatest artists on Lincoln Center’s renowned stages accessible to home viewers in virtually every corner of the United States. It is the only series of live performing arts telecasts on American television today.

Credit: Andrew Eccles
Pictured: Renee Fleming

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