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Encores! Great Performances at the Met (Episode #3912B)

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 15, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

This special Metropolitan Opera Encores program features 19 unforgettable arias and duets selected from the past 8 seasons of Great Performances at The Met broadcasts, performed by today's greatest opera stars and talents. Hosted by soprano Deborah Voigt, the special covers a wide range of operatic ground, from heartbreak to hilarity, delivered by such artists as Natalie Dessay, Placido Domingo, Renee Fleming, Juan Diego Florez, Jonas Kaufmann, and Anna Netrebko, along with Voigt herself. These extraordinary moments, selected from more than 75 productions, were initially seen as part of the Met's global Live in HD movie-theater transmissions, later shared with PBS audiences.

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek Live! (Episode #3910)

KQED 9: Mon, Dec 15, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

Inspired by their sensational duet in Great Performances' "Tony Bennett Duets II" episode, the greatest living interpreter of the American songbook has recorded a new album with America's reigning pop diva of today. Teaming up for a concert from the stage of Rose Theater at New York City's Time Warner Center, the duo performs swinging selections from their latest collaboration.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 15, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

Encores! Great Performances at the Met (Episode #3912B)

KQED Plus: Sun, Dec 14, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

This special Metropolitan Opera Encores program features 19 unforgettable arias and duets selected from the past 8 seasons of Great Performances at The Met broadcasts, performed by today's greatest opera stars and talents. Hosted by soprano Deborah Voigt, the special covers a wide range of operatic ground, from heartbreak to hilarity, delivered by such artists as Natalie Dessay, Placido Domingo, Renee Fleming, Juan Diego Florez, Jonas Kaufmann, and Anna Netrebko, along with Voigt herself. These extraordinary moments, selected from more than 75 productions, were initially seen as part of the Met's global Live in HD movie-theater transmissions, later shared with PBS audiences.

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek Live! (Episode #3910)

KQED 9: Tue, Dec 9, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

Inspired by their sensational duet in Great Performances' "Tony Bennett Duets II" episode, the greatest living interpreter of the American songbook has recorded a new album with America's reigning pop diva of today. Teaming up for a concert from the stage of Rose Theater at New York City's Time Warner Center, the duo performs swinging selections from their latest collaboration.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 15, 2014 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 14, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 14, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 11, 2014 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 10, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 10, 2014 -- 3:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 10, 2014 -- 3:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Dec 9, 2014 -- 9:30 PM

Rejoice with Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot (Episode #3816B)

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 1, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

Legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman and celebrated cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot join forces for a musical exploration of liturgical and traditional works in new arrangements for both chamber orchestra and klezmer settings. The music of Rejoice showcases the confluences between the violinist's famed classical technique and Helfgot's magnificent voice.

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      (this includes all DT9, DT54 and DT25 channels, along with all paid services) We will be doing upgrade and maintenance work in our Master Control area during the overnight hours of late Thurs/early Fri 12/19. Work will begin shortly after midnight early Friday, which may last until 6am, though we hope to finish earlier. This […]

    • KQED Plus OTA ? Optimistically planned maintenance: Fri 12/05 mid-morning

      (DT54.1 thru 54.5) Assuming that the weather and road conditions permit, we plan to do a bit of maintenance on our KQEH transmitter the morning of Friday 12/05… hopefully 10am-11am-ish, but could be a bit later. Most of the work should not affect the outgoing signal, but there will need to be a cable swap […]

    • Mon 11/03/14: Work on KQED Plus tower (DT54)

      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

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