May 20, 2011
Nikolai Baskov: ROMANTIC JOURNEY features international star, 34-year-old Russian tenor, Nikolai Baskov. This legendary concert performance takes place at Moscow’s Hall of the Luzhniki Arena. Baskov is accompanied by a full orchestra and plays to an enthusiastic crowd of nearly 10,000 people. Taped with 24 HD cameras, this is Russia’s most elaborate and expensive performance ever recorded for international television. He performs classic pieces from “Tosca”, “La Boheme”, “Werther”, “Turandot” and other favorites such as “Be My Love”, “Granada” and “Back to Sorrento”. Baskov is joined by world-renowned soprano, Caballe Montserrat, and her daughter Marti, for several rousing duets. Considered Russia’s most popular tenor, Nicolai Baskov has been charming audiences throughout Europe and is planning his first American tour in early 2012.
May 12, 2011
The third time’s the charm… not that David Garrett was not charming enough already! Picking up with mesmerizing performances not seen in the first “Rock Symphonies”, David Garrett returns once again to PBS in his third special: “Rock Symphonies II”, an all-new 40 minute concert special, and 60 minute pledge event with David Garrett and Laura Savini, shot before a sold out audience of 18,000 at Berlin’s open-air Wuhlheide Theater.
In this stunning performance for all ages, David weaves classical standards like Vivaldi’s, Brahm’s and Dvorak’s works with hits from the likes of Tom Fogerty, Guns N’ Roses, Metallica and Nirvana. This is the virtuoso violinist’s third PBS special, following his second highly successful U.S. tour, and performances on Oprah, E! News, and Fox & Friends. He also recently appeared on the ABC ratings giant Dancing With the Stars!
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May 10, 2011
Coming Soon to Public TV: “BEYOND CELTIC”, a spectacular musical that recreates sounds from around the world with a unique Celtic twist. Featuring one of Ireland’s most beloved performers: Michael Londra.
Michael Londra was the featured singer in RIVERDANCE’s Broadway Show in New York, before embarking on extensive touring on his own, throughout the world and the United States. Different from any Irish musical performance released in the past, “BEYOND CELTIC” features Londra’s 16-piece Orchestra, Irish Legend Frankie Gavin and his Celtic ‘super group’ De Dannan, the musical sisters of Sephira and some of the top Irish Dancers in the world. These passionate talents ignite the audience on a full-force Celtic journey into the heart of Irish culture.
“BEYOND CELTIC”, a 90 minute pledge event, is available August 2011 from PBS, featuring Michael Londra in studio, and national pledge talent. For more information, please visit: http://intl-media.com