Extras

    Video thumbnail: Great Performances The Chandeliers - How an Accident Became Art

    Great Performances

    The Chandeliers - How an Accident Became Art

    The surprising backstory behind how the chandeliers in The Opera House really came about.

    The Chandeliers - How an Accident Became Art

    Video thumbnail: Great Performances The Groundbreaking Ceremony of Lincoln Center

    Great Performances

    The Groundbreaking Ceremony of Lincoln Center

    President Eisenhower and Leonard Bernstein spoke at this momentous ceremony.

    The Groundbreaking Ceremony of Lincoln Center

    Video thumbnail: Great Performances Leontyne Price on Opening the Metropolitan Opera

    Great Performances

    Leontyne Price on Opening the Metropolitan Opera

    Leontyne Price recalls being chosen to open The Opera House.

    Leontyne Price on Opening the Metropolitan Opera

    Video thumbnail: Great Performances A Broken Stage for Opening Night

    Great Performances

    A Broken Stage for Opening Night

    The Challenges of Opening a New Opera House

    A Broken Stage for Opening Night

    Video thumbnail: Great Performances The Opera House - Preview

    Great Performances

    The Opera House - Preview

    Explore the history of the Met Opera’s Lincoln Center home in 1950s-60s New York City.

    The Opera House - Preview