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Peter Gelb

Peter Gelb is known for his work on The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (2006), Horowitz Plays Mozart (1987) and Marsalis on Music (1995). See full bio »
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Won 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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  The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (executive producer - 62 episodes, 2006 - 2015) (producer - 3 episodes, 2008 - 2009)
- Rossini: La donna del lago (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Tchaikovsky: Iolanta/Bartók: Blubeard's Castle (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Offenbach: Les contes d'Hoffmann (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Lehár: The Merry Widow (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Rossini: Il Barbiere Di Siviglia (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2011 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- American Maestro: James Levine (2011) ... (executive producer)
  Great Performances (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes, 1991 - 2007) (producer - 4 episodes, 1993 - 2004)
- Great Performances at the Met: Viewer's Choice (2007) ... (executive producer)
- The Little Prince (2004) ... (producer: Sony Classical)
- Duetto: The Concert at the Roman Colosseum (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Joshua Bell: West Side Story Suite from Central Park (2001) ... (executive producer)
 2006 In Rehearsal: A New Butterfly for the Met (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2005 Taking a Chance on Love: Jane Monheit in Concert (Video) (executive producer)
 2001 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989-2001 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Wozzeck (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Stiffelio (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Falstaff (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Aida (1989) ... (executive producer)
 2000 The Three Tenors Christmas (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2000 Our Favorite Things: Christmas in Vienna (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1995 Marsalis on Music (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1995 Voices (executive producer)
 1993 Kathleen Battle at the Metropolitan Museum (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1992 La fanciulla del West (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1992 Baroque Duet (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1991 Soldiers of Music (Documentary) (producer)
 1991 Un ballo in maschera (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1990 Tchaikovsky: 150th Birthday Gala from Leningrad (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
 1989 Jessye Norman Sings Carmen (Documentary) (producer)
 1988 Karajan in Salzburg (TV Special) (producer)
 1987 Horowitz Plays Mozart (Documentary) (executive producer) / (producer)
 1986 Horowitz in Moscow (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1985 Vladimir Horowitz: The Last Romantic (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1985 Ozawa (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1982 Horowitz in London: A Royal Concert (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
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Visionary award winning documentary filmmaker, currently general manager of the Metropolitan Opera in New York City. His most notable honors include six Emmy Awards for television production, and a Grammy for "Recording the Producers: A Musical Romp with Mel Brooks".

Formerly President of Sony Classical

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