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Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night 2012 (Episode #3709H)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 31, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

The dynamic conductor Gustavo Dudamel leads the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic under the stars in the magnificent gardens of Austria's Imperial Schonbrunn Palace. Dancers of the Vienna Ballet join the orchestra in celebration of the world of the dance in music by Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky and Richard Strauss. The concert also features performances of Debussy's "La Mer" and the Austrian favorite, "Wiener Blut (Viennese blood)" by the waltz-king himself, Johann Strauss.

Jackie Evancho: Music of the Movies (Episode #3711B)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 22, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

The little girl with a big voice returns with a special showcasing the great songs from the silver screen. Recorded in the movie palace splendor of the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles, Jackie puts her own unique stamp on such audience favorites as "My Heart Will Go On" (Titanic), "Some Enchanted Evening" (South Pacific), "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" (The Lion King), "Pure Imagination" (Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory), "When She Loved Me" (Toy Story 2) and many more.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 23, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 23, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 22, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Tanglewood 75th Anniversary Celebration - PBS Arts (Episode #3708H)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 20, 2012 -- 7:00 PM

Located in the scenic Berkshires region of western Massachusetts, Tanglewood is the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and also the venue for a wide variety of popular music concerts and performing arts events. BSO concerts at Tanglewood can be traced back to 1936, when the Tappan Family estate was donated to the orchestra. In 1937, the orchestra returned to perform an all-Beethoven program of concerts. In 1938, a fan-shaped shed was constructed with 5,100 seats, providing the BSO with a permanent open-air structure in which to perform. Two years later, BSO conductor Serge Koussevitzky initiated a summer school for young musicians, now known as the Tanglewood Music Center. Now, on the occasion of Tanglewood's 75th anniversary, GREAT PERFORMANCES presents this concert, featuring the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops, the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus under the batons of conductors John Williams, Keith Lockhart and Andris Nelsons; soloists include James Taylor, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, pianists Emanuel Ax and Peter Serkin, and violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter. The program is wide-ranging and includes works by Tanglewood legends including Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 21, 2012 -- 1:00 AM

Jackie Evancho: Music of the Movies (Episode #3711B)

KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 11, 2012 -- 8:30 PM

The little girl with a big voice returns with a special showcasing the great songs from the silver screen. Recorded in the movie palace splendor of the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles, Jackie puts her own unique stamp on such audience favorites as "My Heart Will Go On" (Titanic), "Some Enchanted Evening" (South Pacific), "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" (The Lion King), "Pure Imagination" (Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory), "When She Loved Me" (Toy Story 2) and many more.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 23, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 23, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Aug 22, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 20, 2012 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 20, 2012 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Aug 19, 2012 -- 8:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Aug 19, 2012 -- 8:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 14, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 13, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Aug 12, 2012 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Aug 12, 2012 -- 2:30 AM

Tanglewood 75th Anniversary Celebration - PBS Arts (Episode #3708H)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 10, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Located in the scenic Berkshires region of western Massachusetts, Tanglewood is the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and also the venue for a wide variety of popular music concerts and performing arts events. BSO concerts at Tanglewood can be traced back to 1936, when the Tappan Family estate was donated to the orchestra. In 1937, the orchestra returned to perform an all-Beethoven program of concerts. In 1938, a fan-shaped shed was constructed with 5,100 seats, providing the BSO with a permanent open-air structure in which to perform. Two years later, BSO conductor Serge Koussevitzky initiated a summer school for young musicians, now known as the Tanglewood Music Center. Now, on the occasion of Tanglewood's 75th anniversary, GREAT PERFORMANCES presents this concert, featuring the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops, the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus under the batons of conductors John Williams, Keith Lockhart and Andris Nelsons; soloists include James Taylor, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, pianists Emanuel Ax and Peter Serkin, and violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter. The program is wide-ranging and includes works by Tanglewood legends including Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 21, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 11, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
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