Alicia Zuckerman

Alicia Zuckerman appears in the following:

Zankel Halls Opens

Friday, September 12, 2003

One hundred and twelve years ago, the first notes of a piano recital rang out from Carnegie Hall - not from the main auditorium - but from a subterranean concert space, below West 57th Street. Tonight, after many different incarnations and renovations, a new performance ...


Insurance Industry Continures to Feel Sting of 9/11

Tuesday, September 09, 2003

The attacks of September 11th dealt the largest blow to the insurance industry in history, forcing insurers to pay out forty billion dollars in claims and changing the way they do business. Two years later, many businesses continue to feel the sting. WNYC's Alicia Zuckerman ...


Mostly Mozart's New Music Director

Wednesday, July 23, 2003

The Mostly Mozart Festival opens at Lincoln Center this week. This time last year it was an unfortunate scene. The festival orchestra went on strike after a bitter dispute with Lincoln Center management over hiring practices. Three-quarters of the concerts were cancelled, leaving audiences confused ...


Carnegie Hall & New York Philharmonic To Merge

Tuesday, June 03, 2003

Soon it might take more than practice to get to Carnegie Hall. Yesterday it was announced by the boards of the NY Philharmonic and Carnegie Hall that the 2 institutions have agreed to merge. Not only will the orchestra make the Hall its new home, ...


Daughter of a Pacifist Soldier

Wednesday, April 23, 2003

Daughter of a Pacifist Soldier premiered last year, but doing the piece now, amid the backdrop of the war in Iraq, is a very different experience, says choreographer and director Tamar Rogoff.

TAMAR: I'm really interested in understanding war. I mean if there's any chance ...


Paul Celan

Monday, January 13, 2003

The Eastern European-Jewish poet Paul Celan, who committed suicide in 1970, has been called "the most important poet of the Holocaust." Nine Circles Chamber Theater has created an unusual music theater work, "The Art of the Fugitive: the Paradoxical Life of Paul Celan." Alicia Zuckerman ...


Businesses Around NYC Plan for Transit Strike

Thursday, December 12, 2002

With a possible strike looming, businesses throughout the city are being forced to consider how to help their employees keep working. Alicia Zuckerman has more.


Bach Listening Room Tour

Thursday, October 17, 2002

For the past two years Matt Haimovitz has been traveling around the country, bringing the Bach solo cello suites to bars, clubs, and coffee houses. He calls it the "Bach Listening Room Tour." He recently played the legendary punk rock club CBGB, and Alicia Zuckerman ...


Bruce Crawford to Head Lincoln Center

Monday, June 24, 2002

This week, Lincoln Center named 73 year old advertising executive Bruce Crawford as the new chairman of its board, replacing Beverly Sills. Lincoln Center now faces the Herculean task of raising one point two billion dollars for a redevelopment project. Many hope Crawford will be ...


Adam Shapiro

Tuesday, April 09, 2002

When Yasser Arafat's compound was attacked by the Israeli military one week ago, 30-year-old Adam Shapiro, a humanitarian aide worker from Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, convinced authorities to allow Palestinian doctors in to treat the wounded. As thanks, Arafat invited him for breakfast. Back in Sheepshead ...


WTC: Monument Exhibit

Wednesday, February 06, 2002

The New York Historical Society and the Skyscraper Museum have unveiled a new exhibit dedicated to the World Trade Center, called WTC: Monument. Alicia Zuckerman was at the opening and has this report.

There are sketches, aerial photos, scale models, blueprints, even an old Port Authority ...


Now Playing: Neolithic Quark

Saturday, December 15, 2001

Super-colliding subatomic particles erupt on the canvases of artist Steve Miller.


Poeme Symphonique

Saturday, October 27, 2001

In Newport Beach, California, the organizers of the Eclectic Orange performance festival are staging a rarely-performed composition that allows the metronome to take the spotlight.


Dance on Wall Street

Wednesday, August 29, 2001

On Sunday, the Downtown Dance Festival kicked of its 20th Anniversary of bringing outdoor performances to lower Manhattan's parks, plazas and piers. Reporter Alicia Zuckerman was there.


Rhythms in Glass and Steel

Saturday, July 07, 2001

Producer Alicia Zuckerman looks at how jazz has influenced the design of a new concert hall.

(Originally aired: February 10, 2001)


Rhythms in Glass and Steel

Saturday, February 10, 2001

Producer Alicia Zuckerman looks at how jazz has influenced the design of a new concert hall.