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Keeping Score: Tchaikovsky’s 4th Symphony – 2004
Keeping Score: Beethoven’s Eroica – 2006
Keeping Score: Copland and the American Sound – 2006
Keeping Score: Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring – 2006
Keeping Score: Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique – 2009
Keeping Score: Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5 – 2009
Keeping Score: Ives’s Holiday Symphony – 2009
Keeping Score: Mahler: Origins and Legacy – 2011

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PBS

PBS/WGBH: Evenings at Symphony: Schoenberg, Five Pieces for Orchestra; Wagner, Dawn and Rhine Journey – 1972
PBS/KOCE-TV: Debut: Musical Encounter – 1978/1979
PBS/American Masters: Aaron Copland – 1985
PBS/WCET-TV: Irma Lazarus Interview – 1986

WNET/Great Performances

WNET/Great Performances: America Salutes Stravinsky – National Symphony Orchestra – 1982
WNET/Great Performances: Celebrating Gershwin – 1987
WNET/Great Performances: Bernstein at 70 – Boston Symphony Orchestra – 1988
WNET/Great Performances: MTT Conducts Miami’s New World Symphony – 1989
WNET/Great Performances/DGG: On The Town – London Symphony Orchestra – 1993
WNET/Great Performances: Shówa/Shoáh – Pacific Music Festival – 1995
WNET/Great Performances: Carnegie Hall Opening Night – San Francisco Symphony – 1998
WNET/Great Performances: Carnegie Hall Opening Night: A Celebration of Leonard Bernstein – San Francisco Symphony – 2008
WNET/Great Performances: The Thomashefskys: Music and Memories of a Life in the Yiddish Theater – New World Symphony – 2012
WNET/Great Performances: San Francisco Symphony at 100 – San Francisco Symphony – 2012

BBC

BBC: Playing by Heart – Strauss: Til Eulenspiegel – London Symphony Orchestra – 1986
BBC/PBS: Celebrating Gershwin -London Symphony Orchestra – 1987
BBC/Proms: Mahler: Das Klagende Lied – London Symphony Orchestra – 1988
BBC: Journey into Silence – Sibelius: Symphony No. 6 – London Symphony Orchestra – 1989
BBC: Birth of the Firebird: Rimsky Korsakov & St. Petersburg – London Symphony Orchestra – 1989
BBC: The Maestro & the Mountebank – Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 – London Symphony Orchestra – 1991
BBC: The Search for a Happy Ending – Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 – London Symphony Orchestra – 1991
BBC: LSO at Ninety – 1994
BBC: “A Hero’s Secret Life” – Strauss: Ein Heldenleben – London Symphony Orchestra – 1994
BBC: Great Composers: Mahler – 1997
BBC: Great Composers: Beethoven – 1997
BBC: The Rhythm of Life: Sir George Martin – 1998
BBC/Proms: Ruggles: Sun-Threader, Schumann: Piano Concerto (Argerich), Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps – San Francisco Symphony – 2000
BBC/Proms: Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor – San Francisco Symphony – 2007
BBC/Proms: Bernstein: Overture from Candide – San Francisco Symphony – 2007

CBS Young People’s Concerts

CBS: Patterns of Three – 1972
CBS: Virtuoso Orchestra – 1973
CBS: I Love Tchaikovsky – 1973
CBS: Piano vs. Orchestra – 1973
CBS: What Makes a Gershwin Tune a Gershwin Tune? – 1974
CBS: What is Noise? What is Music? – 1975
CBS: Music for Young Performers – 1976
CBS: Variations on a Variation – 1976
CBS: Fanfares & Fugues – 1976
CBS: Making Pictures with Music – 1972

NHK

NHK: Bernstein: Overture to Candide, Strauss: Ein Heldenleben – London Symphony Orchestra – 1990
NHK: Copland: Billy the Kid, Mahler: Adagietto from Symphony No. 5, Bernstein: Mass, Mozart: Requiem – Pacific Music Festival – 1991
NHK: Bernstein: Chichester Psalms, Mahler: Symphony No. 1 – Pacific Music Festival – 1992
NHK: Faure: Pavane, MTT: From the Diary of Anne Frank – Pacific Music Festival – 1992
NHK: Bernstein: Suite from A Quiet Place, Britten: A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, Brahms: Symphony No. 2 – London Symphony Orchestra – 1992
NHK: MTT: Shówa/Shoáh, Bernstein: Symphony No. 2 Age of Anxiety, Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 – Pacific Music Festival – 1995
NHK: Bernstein: Symphony No. 2: Shówa/Shoáh, Bernstein: Symphony No. 2 “Age of Anxiety”, Mahler: Symphony No. 1, Takemitsu: Ceremonial – Pacific Music Festival – 1999
NHK: Tilson Thomas: Street Song, Mahler: Symphony No. 5 – Pacific Music Festival – 2009

Miscellaneous

Churchill Films: To Be a Conductor – 1970
KNBC/Los Angeles: The Eternal Light (Martin Bookspan, Host) – 1975
Chuck Jones Productions: Saint-Saens – Carnival of Animals – 1976
French Television: Michael Tilson Thomas: American Conductor – 1979
CBS: Camera 3: Carl Ruggles: American Mystic – 1979
CBS: Kennedy Center Honors Leonard Bernstein – 1981
ORF: Spring in Vienna (Kathleen Battle) Vienna Symphony – 1983
CBS: CBS Sunday Morning Profile – 1984
CBS: Grammy Awards – MTT Presents Leonard Bernstein’s Lifetime Achievement Award – 1985
USA: Dick Cavett Show – 1985
Paramount: Entertainment Tonight – 1985
CBS/Sunday Morning: American Maestro on Copland – 1985
CBS/Sunday Morning: Profile – 1985
CBS/60 Minutes: MTT on Salerno-Sonnenberg Feature – 1986
ABC News/Nightline: MTT on the Beatles – 1987
NBC/Today Show: Gershwin – 1987
ITV: South Bank Show – From the New World – 1989
Phillips: “My War Years” Arnold Schoenberg – 1982
Univision: In Harmony – Gloria Estefan, NWS – 1992
Initial TV/Channel4/BMG: Concerto! – London Symphony Orchestra, Dudley Moore – 1992
-Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 (De Larrocha)
-Saint-Saens: Cello Concerto (Isserlis)
-Mozart: Concerto for Flute and Harp (Galway, Robles)
-Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Douglas)
-Copland: Clarinet Concerto (Stoltzman)
-Bartok: Violin Concerto No. 2 (Takezawa)
VARA(Concertgebouw): Mahler, Symphony No. 9 – Rotterdam Philharmonic – 1994
Israel TV: Bernstein, West Side Story; Mahler, Symphony No. 1 – New World Symphony – 1995
CBS: The Late Show with Tom Snyder – 1996
A&E: Breakfast with the Arts – 1998
PBS: Charlie Rose Show – 1998
Visa Commercial – San Francisco Symphony – 1998
ZDF/ARTE: Music City San Francisco – 1999
Dutch Television: Reiziger in Muziek – 2000
CBS/60 Minutes: Profile – 2000
A&E: Breakfast with the Arts – 2002
ABC/Nightline: The Tohmashefskys – 2005
ZDF: NDR Symphony Orchestra Opening Concert – 2005
-Brahms: Academic Festival Overture, Violin Concerto, Symphony No. 2 (Intermission feature directed by Jürgen Czwienk)

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