Music & Dance


New! Mary Chapin Carpenter: One Night Lonely 127 min.

In 2020, acclaimed singer, songwriter and musician Mary Chapin Carpenter performed a concert at Virginia’s legendary Wolf Trap. Taped during the pandemic, the one-of-a-kind event featured a solo performance by Carpenter to an empty house.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Reclaiming Amy 50 min.

To mark the ten year anniversary of the death of Amy Winehouse, her closest family and friends, who were with her throughout her life, reveal the truth about the music icon and the impact that her loss has had on them. Amy's mother Janis, who has never spoken in depth before, wants to reclaim the legacy of her daughter, celebrating Amy as the complex, strong and incredible woman she was and giving...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

For the Left Hand 74 min.

At age 10, aspiring pianist Norman Malone is paralyzed on his right side after being attacked by his father. Over the next several decades he masters the left-hand repertoire in secret, before a chance discovery of his talent leads him towards making his concert debut. Aged 78, he will perform the greatest work in the canon: Ravel’s Piano Concerto for the Left Hand.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

Beethoven's Ghost 55 min.

Scott and friends make a landmark recording, centered around Beethoven’s famous Ghost Trio. This summons the ghost of Beethoven, who’s trailed by Sigmund Freud, intent on analyzing him, in this witty mix of documentary and ghost story.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Da Ponte’s Oratorio: A Concert for New York 56 min.

A performance in 1826 at the Basilica of Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral changed America’s cultural landscape with the introduction of Italian opera to New York City. Lost to history for almost 200 years, the program was recently rediscovered and restaged by an Italian opera company, Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, featuring the music of Cimarosa and Zingarelli along with that of Haydn, Handel, and Arne.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

The Oratorio: A Documentary with Martin Scorsese 56 min.

Martin Scorsese reveals the story of a single performance in 1826 that changed America’s cultural landscape with the introduction of Italian opera to New York City. Taking place in Scorsese’s childhood church where successive waves of immigrants have been embraced, this watershed event was lost to history for almost 200 years but has been rediscovered and the “lost oratorio” will be restaged.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

David Holt's State of Music, Season 5 180 min.

Showcasing rising stars and masters of traditional and new acoustic music, season 5 features of David Holt's State of Music features Keb’ Mo’, Zoe & Cloyd, John McCutcheon, Muriel Anderson, Lakota John Locklear, Tray Wellington, and Rob Ickes with Trey Hensley.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

John McCutcheon 25 min.

John McCutcheon and series host David Holt have been friends since the 1970s. They meet to share songs and stories.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

Keb' Mo' 25 min.

Blues legend Keb’ Mo’ visits with host David Holt. Keb’ has described himself as “too happy for the blues, too bluesy for jazz, too funky for folk, and too city for country.” David talks with him about how he found his place in music.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

Lakota John and Tray Wellington 25 min.

David visits with musicians Tray Wellington and Lakota John Locklear. Tray Wellington is an African American banjo player who has won the IBMA Momentum Award; John Locklear is a member of the Lumbee tribe who excels at the blues.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021