New York

Ultimate Performances: Inside NYC’s Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Program No. 23689RJ
Experience it all — music, dance and theater — both in the audience and behind the scenes at New York City’s iconic Lincoln Center.

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At a Glance

Experience the ultimate deep dive into the performing arts with three performances — one dance, one music and one theater — at the iconic Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Home to the New York Philharmonic and the New York City Ballet, Lincoln Center is your ticket to the arts — not only in New York City, but worldwide. Go behind the scenes with professionals who will share their experiences and perspectives of working with this prestigious campus and the kaleidoscope of artists it brings in from across the globe.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to three miles over the course of a day with extensive use of the subway including up and down stairs.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

What You'll Learn

  • Meet individuals who have made art their life and learn about their journey to the iconic Lincoln Center.
  • Enjoy three evening performances — music, dance and theater — followed by expert-led discussions that deepen your experience.
  • Learn about the history of Lincoln Center and explore the arts complex with a private educator.

General Notes

Performances will be announced closer to the program date.
Featured Expert
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Daniel Egan
Daniel Egan has degrees in music theory from St. Olaf, the Eastman School of Music and Yale, where he is on faculty. He has appeared as soloist or ensemble singer with the New York Philharmonic, Opera Orchestra of New York, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and was in the permanent ensemble at New York City Opera. His recordings include “Sweeney Todd” with the New York Philharmonic and backup vocals for Patti Page’s "Live at Carnegie Hall: The 50th Anniversary Concert.” Both earned Grammy nominations.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Daniel Egan has degrees in music theory from St. Olaf, the Eastman School of Music and Yale, where he is on faculty. He has appeared as soloist or ensemble singer with the New York Philharmonic, Opera Orchestra of New York, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and was in the permanent ensemble at New York City Opera. His recordings include “Sweeney Todd” with the New York Philharmonic and backup vocals for Patti Page’s "Live at Carnegie Hall: The 50th Anniversary Concert.” Both earned Grammy nominations.
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Karl Baudendistel View biography
A New York City resident for more than 25 years, Karl Baudendistel loves sharing his knowledge of the city with visitors from around the world. Having spent 20 years overseeing ‘the business of show business’ for numerous Broadway and touring productions, chances are he’s been to a city near you. Karl is a member of The Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers, is a trained sommelier and was educated at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.





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