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Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Pierre Boulez Conducts Mahler's 7th (Episode #3601H)

KQED Life: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Conductor Emeritus Pierre Boulez leads the Windy City's internationally renowned orchestra in Gustav Mahler's "Symphony No. 7," taped over two nights, October 14 and 15, 2010. Boulez replaces the orchestra's ailing Music Director Riccardo Muti who was to have led the orchestra in a different musical program over those nights. One of Chicago's most popular conductors, Boulez, winner of 26 Grammy Awards, is a composer, conductor, and tireless advocate for new music and one of the most important musical and intellectual figures of our time. He served as CSO's principal guest conductor - only the third person to hold that title - from 1995 until 2006, when he was named Helen Regenstein Conductor Emeritus.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy (Episode #3806()

KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 7:00 PM

Why has the Broadway musical proven to be such fertile territory for Jewish artists of all kinds? From Broadway's golden age, names like Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, the Gershwin's, Arthur Laurents, Jerome Robbins, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim immediately come to mind. More recently, Broadway babies such as Stephen Schwartz, Marc Shaiman and Andrew Lippa represent a sampling of the Jewish talents who continue to leave their mark on musical theater. Filmmaker Michael Kantor focuses on this central question left largely unaddressed in his Emmy-winning Broadway: The American Musical, combining interviews with performance footage, including many of the rousing anthems and timeless ballads America has loved for a century.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Jackie Evancho: Dream with Me In Concert (Episode #3607B)

KQED Life: Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Jackie Evancho - the ten year-old girl with the extraordinary big voice - makes her Great Performances solo concert debut. Already familiar to national audiences from her debut appearances on America's Got Talent, Evancho's solo concert celebrates the release of her first full length solo album, Dream with Me, and was taped at the spectacular grounds of the magnificent Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 23, 2013 -- 3:00 AM

Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy (Episode #3806()

KQED Plus: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Why has the Broadway musical proven to be such fertile territory for Jewish artists of all kinds? From Broadway's golden age, names like Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, the Gershwin's, Arthur Laurents, Jerome Robbins, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim immediately come to mind. More recently, Broadway babies such as Stephen Schwartz, Marc Shaiman and Andrew Lippa represent a sampling of the Jewish talents who continue to leave their mark on musical theater. Filmmaker Michael Kantor focuses on this central question left largely unaddressed in his Emmy-winning Broadway: The American Musical, combining interviews with performance footage, including many of the rousing anthems and timeless ballads America has loved for a century.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 10:00 PM

Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival 3 (Episode #3515)

KQED Life: Sat, Apr 13, 2013 -- 7:00 PM

Grammy Award-winning guitar superstar Eric Clapton has re-teamed with fellow "guitar gods" for a third Crossroads Guitar Festival in Chicago, America's Blues Capital. Shining a spotlight on the wide variety of guitar virtuosity, the gathering further expands the diverse range of musicianship in many musical genres, including blues, bluegrass, country, rhythm & blues and more, featuring performances by Jeff Beck, Robert Cray, Sheryl Crow, Vince Gill, Buddy Guy, B.B. King, Johnny Lang, John Mayer, Steve Winwood, Ron Wood and more; Bill Murray is the host.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • early Thurs 12/08: planned KQED DT9s Over the Air outages

      (DT9.1 through 9.3) KQED will be performing maintenance at Sutro Tower in the overnight hours early Thursday 12/08. We are expecting a few power interruptions to take place and KQED will need to be off air for these. The outages are expected to be brief.

    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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