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Cast (feature film)

1.
Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler (2011)
Not since Paganini had there been such a magician on the violin. A musical wunderkind, he went on to set the standard in violin playing for nearly a century. This film portrays an artist for whom only perfection would do, so well known in popular culture that his name became shorthand for excellence
2.
Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
In the years before World War II, a Japanese child is torn from her penniless family to work as a geisha house. Despite a treacherous rival who nearly breaks her spirit, the girl blossoms into the legendary geisha Sayuri. Beautiful and accomplished, Sayuri captivates the most powerful men of her day, but is haunted by her secret love for the one man beyond her reach.
3.
Hero (2003)
At the height of China's Warring States period, the country was divided into seven kingdoms: Qin, Zhao, Han Wei, Yan, Chu and Qi. For years, the separate kingdoms fought ruthlessly for supremacy. As a result, the populace endured decades of death and suffering. The Kingdom of Qin was the most deter
4.
Music of the Heart (1999)
Based on the true story of Roberta Guaspari-Tzavaras and her passion for teaching. A single mother of two young children, whose husband left her for a family friend, leaves the security of her small hometown and moves to East Harlem and begins teaching violin to support her family. She didn't have e
5.
Fantasia 2000 (1999)
Walt Disney's dream of creating a "concert film" with a perpetually changing musical repertoire is at last realized with the debut of the animated extravaganza, "Fantasia/2000." The film introduces seven spectacular new animated sequences set to the music of the masters and spotlights the return of
6.
Cousin Bette (1998)
Set in Paris in the mid 1800's, an embittered, jealous, and scheming woman seeks to ruin and disgrace the members of her family.
7.
Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Woody Allen's 26th film is a celebration of an eccentric and very extended family living on New York's upper east side, exploring a broad spectrum of romantic entanglements as they fall in and out of love. Allen creates a world in which Yves St. Laurent mannequins come to life in store windows and d
8.
Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Woody Allen's 26th film is a celebration of an eccentric and very extended family living on New York's upper east side, exploring a broad spectrum of romantic entanglements as they fall in and out of love. Allen creates a world in which Yves St. Laurent mannequins come to life in store windows and d
9.
Small Wonders (1995)
The inspiring story of Roberta Guaspari-Tzavaras and her passion for teaching. A single mother, she moved to East Harlem and began teaching violin to support her family. When the Board of Education eliminated her position due to budget cuts, Roberta refused to stop. Instead she started her own non-p
10.
Schindler's List (1993)
Businessman Oskar Schindler arrives in Krakow in 1939, ready to make his fortune from World War II, which has just started. After joining the Nazi party primarily for political expediency, he staffs his factory with Jewish workers for similarly pragmatic reasons. When the SS begins exterminating Jew

Music (feature film)

11.
Hero (2003)
At the height of China's Warring States period, the country was divided into seven kingdoms: Qin, Zhao, Han Wei, Yan, Chu and Qi. For years, the separate kingdoms fought ruthlessly for supremacy. As a result, the populace endured decades of death and suffering. The Kingdom of Qin was the most deter
12.
Schindler's List (1993) as Violin Soloist
Businessman Oskar Schindler arrives in Krakow in 1939, ready to make his fortune from World War II, which has just started. After joining the Nazi party primarily for political expediency, he staffs his factory with Jewish workers for similarly pragmatic reasons. When the SS begins exterminating Jew
13.
Twilight Zone--The Movie (1983)
Four separate stories in one movie. First a racist businessman gets the tables turned on him when he is transported back in time to being persued by Nazis in 1940s France, becomes an African-American at a KKK rally in the 1950s South, and and then a Vietnamese in 1960s Vietnam. The second story centers around an old man who makes the wishes of residents at a retirement home come true when he transforms them into youthful versions of themselves. In the third story a young woman on the road gives a ride to a little boy and ends up trapped with other people in an alternate reality created by the boy''s imagination. And in the final story a man on a plane sees, but cannot convince anyone else that a mysterious creature is on the outside wing of the plane trying to sabotage the aircraft.

Special Thanks (feature film)

14.
Small Wonders (1995)
The inspiring story of Roberta Guaspari-Tzavaras and her passion for teaching. A single mother, she moved to East Harlem and began teaching violin to support her family. When the Board of Education eliminated her position due to budget cuts, Roberta refused to stop. Instead she started her own non-p

Cast (special)

15.
26th Annual Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (2003)
Coverage of the Kennedy Center Honors presentation, which pays tribute to outstanding Americans who have distinguished themselves in the performing arts.
16.
Philadelphia Orchestra -- New Century, New Home (2001)
The program features Wolfgang Sawallisch conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra at the opening of the Kimmel Center, a performing arts facility by architect Rafael Vignoly.
17.
Philadelphia Orchestra -- New Century, New Home (2001)
The program features Wolfgang Sawallisch conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra at the opening of the Kimmel Center, a performing arts facility by architect Rafael Vignoly.
18.
Art of Violin, The (2001)
The program covers a vast panorama of the world's most celebrated 20th century violinists, including Jascha Heifetz, Fritz Kreisler, David Oistrakh, Yehudi Menuhin, Isaac Stern and Eugene Ysaye. Complementing this archival material is a cross-section of contemporary virtuosos, including Itzhak Perlm
19.
Perlman at the Penthouse (2000)
Violinist Itzhak Perlman performs with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and pianist Rohan De Silva at Lincoln Center's Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse.
20.
Perlman at the Penthouse (2000)
Violinist Itzhak Perlman performs with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and pianist Rohan De Silva at Lincoln Center's Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse.
21.
New York Philharmonic Opening Night (1999)
The annual New York Philharmonic opening night gala from Avery Fisher Hall for the fall 1999 season.
22.
Itzhak Perlman: Fiddling For the Future (1999)
Special featuring violinist Itzhak Perlman at his Long Island music camp, at Julliard with his first American teacher Dorothy DeLay and at a recording session with the Julliard Orchestra.
23.
Strangers in Paradise (1999)
Laureate conductor John Williams, Itzhak Perlman, Dawn Upshaw and Vic Damone perform pieces produced and influenced by the Russian and German emigres who streamed into Hollywood in the 1940s and 50s.
24.
Itzhak Perlman: Fiddling For the Future (1999)
Special featuring violinist Itzhak Perlman at his Long Island music camp, at Julliard with his first American teacher Dorothy DeLay and at a recording session with the Julliard Orchestra.
25.
Biography of the Millennium: 100 People... 1000 Years (1999)
Documentary special that tells the stories of the most fascinating and significant lives of the last 1000 years as chosen by more than 360 journalists, scholars and political leaders.
26.
New York Philharmonic Opening Night (1999)
The annual New York Philharmonic opening night gala from Avery Fisher Hall for the fall 1999 season.
27.
Itzhak Perlman: Behind the Music -- A Video Companion to His "Personal Picks" (1998)
Special featuring excerpts of Itzhak Perlman performing the pieces selected for his CD, "Itzhak Perlman's Personal Picks."
28.
Itzhak Perlman: Behind the Music -- A Video Companion to His "Personal Picks" (1998)
Special featuring excerpts of Itzhak Perlman performing the pieces selected for his CD, "Itzhak Perlman's Personal Picks."
29.
New Stage For a City (1998) as Host
Documentary on the opening of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark, New Jersey. Includes interviews with the people who united under the belief that an arts center could revitalize Newark, North America's third oldest city.
30.
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra 60th Anniversary Gala, The (1997)
The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates its 60th birthday with a gala concert hosted by Itzhak Perlman, conducted by Zubin Mehta and Daniel Barenboim. The concert, taped in Tel Aviv's Mann Auditorium, features music by Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, Brahms and others. Also includes historical footage,
31.
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra 60th Anniversary Gala, The (1997)
The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates its 60th birthday with a gala concert hosted by Itzhak Perlman, conducted by Zubin Mehta and Daniel Barenboim. The concert, taped in Tel Aviv's Mann Auditorium, features music by Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, Brahms and others. Also includes historical footage,
32.
1996 Grammy Awards (1996)
Live presentation of the 38th annual Grammy Awards.
33.
Mostly Mozart Opening Concert (1996)
Concert performance marking the gala opening of Lincoln Center's 30th Most Mozart Festival.
34.
Danny Kaye: A Legacy of Laughter (1996)
Excerpts from the television and film career of Danny Kaye, Oscar and Emmy winner, who was also a goodwill ambassador on behalf of UNICEF.
35.
Mostly Mozart Opening Concert (1996)
Concert performance marking the gala opening of Lincoln Center's 30th Most Mozart Festival.
36.
Itzhak Perlman: In the Fiddler's House (1995)
Violinist Itzhak Perlman explores his personal affection for traditional Jewish music, ranging from Yiddish lullabies to klezmer wedding songs to classical violin solos based on Jewish themes.
37.
People in Motion (1995)
A documentary looking at the ways new technologies, advances in medical science and changes in personal attitudes continue to alter society's notion of physical disability.
38.
36th Annual Grammy Awards, The (1994)
A presentation of the "36th Annual Grammy Awards" live from Radio City Music Hall in New York.
39.
TIBOR RUDAS PRESENTS CARRERAS, DOMINGO, PAVAROTTI WITH MEHTA: THE THREE TENORS IN CONCERT (1994)
Reunion concert of tenors Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo, and Luciano Pavarotti, preceding the championship World Cup soccer match played the following day in Los Angeles.
40.
3 Tenors -- Backstage Live!, The (1994) as Host
A special preceding the reunion concert of the three tenors, Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo, and Luciano Pavarotti. Includes rehearsal footage and interviews.
41.
Dvorak Concert From Prague -- A Celebration, The (1994)
Concert of music by Czech composer Antonin Dvorak, performed by the Boston Symphony from the Smetana Concert Hall in Prague.
42.
Philharmonic Opening Night: Masur and Perlman (1993)
Kurt Masur conducts the New York Philharmonic with special guest violinist Itzhak Perlman in Beethoven's Overture to "Fidelio" and Violin Concerto, and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 1 in F minor.
43.
Philharmonic Opening Night: Masur and Perlman (1993)
Kurt Masur conducts the New York Philharmonic with special guest violinist Itzhak Perlman in Beethoven's Overture to "Fidelio" and Violin Concerto, and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 1 in F minor.
44.
Passing the Baton (1993)
Profiles of Daniel Barenboim, music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and his predessor, Sir Georg Solti.
45.
Perlman in Russia (1992)
Follows violinist Itzhak Perlman's visit to the Soviet Union in 1990 where he performs in Moscow and Leningrad.
46.
Tchaikovsky 150th Birthday Gala From Leningrad (1991)
A special commemorating the 150th anniversary of composer Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky's birth. A concert of the Russian composer's music is performed in Leningrad.
47.
Tchaikovsky 150th Birthday Gala From Leningrad (1991)
A special commemorating the 150th anniversary of composer Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky's birth. A concert of the Russian composer's music is performed in Leningrad.
48.
Mostly Mozart Festival With Itzhak Perlman, The (1989)
A live broadcast of a concert performance from the twenty-third annual Mostly Mozart Festival from Lincoln Center. Guest artist violinist Itzhak Perlman plays the music of Mozart and Bach.
49.
31st Annual Grammy Awards, The (1989)
Live coverage of the 31st Annual Grammy Awards honoring excellence in the recording industry.
50.
Mozart By the Masters (1989)
A special in which some well-known works by Mozart are performed by Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zukerman, Victor Borge and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
51.
Mozart By the Masters (1989)
A special in which some well-known works by Mozart are performed by Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zukerman, Victor Borge and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
52.
Mostly Mozart Festival With Itzhak Perlman, The (1989)
A live broadcast of a concert performance from the twenty-third annual Mostly Mozart Festival from Lincoln Center. Guest artist violinist Itzhak Perlman plays the music of Mozart and Bach.
53.
Bernstein at 70 (1989)
Celebrities from Broadway and classical and pop music join the Boston Symphony Orchestra at their summer home, the Tanglewood Music Festival, in a gala seventieth birthday salute to the American composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein.
54.
Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Show (1987)
An awards special in which the Lifetime Achievement Award winners of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) are honored. The music of George and Ira Gershwin are featured (both of whom were awarded trophies posthumously in 1986).
55.
Solti at 75: A Celebration! (1987)
A special celebrating the 75th birthday of conductor Sir Georg Solti. Taped at Chicago's Orchestra Hall, the program features performances by Sir Georg as both conductor and piano soloist, and guest artists. Also included are pictorial essays, film clips, and interviews that highlight Sir Georg's li
56.
New York Philharmonic Celebration With Zubin Mehta, The (1986)
A gala concert telecast live from Avery Fisher Hall in New York, in honor of New York Philharmonic music director Zubin Mehta's fiftieth birthday. Mehta conducts, with violinists Itzhak Perlman and Isaac Stern and soprano Monserrat Caballe as guest soloists.
57.
Liberty Weekend (1986)
ABC's extensive coverage of "Liberty Weekend" includes over 17 hours of scheduled telecasting, beginning on July 2, 1986, with a "Liberty Weekend Preview" and ending on July 6, with the closing ceremonies from Giants Stadium in New Jersey. Other major events in the marathon coverage include the Open
58.
New York Philharmonic Celebration With Zubin Mehta, The (1986)
A gala concert telecast live from Avery Fisher Hall in New York, in honor of New York Philharmonic music director Zubin Mehta's fiftieth birthday. Mehta conducts, with violinists Itzhak Perlman and Isaac Stern and soprano Monserrat Caballe as guest soloists.
59.
Liberty Weekend Preview (1986)
The first installment of ABC's seventeen hours of special programming covering the Statue of Liberty's centennial celebration. The program includes: an overview of the weekend's events; a brief discussion about the meaning of personal freedom; a description of Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi, the sculpt
60.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1984)
The program honors five of the world's most distinguished artists for lifetime achievement in their respective fields. The artists honored in this year's ceremony are singer Lena Horne, actor and comedian Danny Kaye, playwright Arthur Miller, composer Gian-Carlo Menotti, and violinist Isaac Stern.
61.
John Denver: Music and the Mountains (1981)
A musical hour taped in Aspen, Colorado, featuring singer/songwriter John Denver and classical music performers.

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