Thursday, April 14, 2011
PBS looks at music in a selection of TV shows
Monday, May 9, 9 p.m. - “Soundtrack For A Revolution”: American Experience - PREMIERE The story of the American civil rights movement as heard through the powerful music that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in paddy wagons and in jail cells, as they fought for justice and equality. Sunday, May 29, 8 p.m. - “National Memorial Day Concert” - PREMIERE This multi-award winning event will be broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, and will feature an all-star line-up including the National Symphony Orchestra. The concert will honor the service and sacrifice of the men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for this country. Sunday, May 29, 12 Noon - Great Performances At The Met: “Iphigenie En Tauride” PREMIERE Susan Graham and Placido Domingo reprise their starring roles in Gluck's nuanced and elegant interpretation of this primal Greek myth performed on March 2, 2011. Sunday, May 31, 7 p.m. - Great Performances: “Carnegie Hall @ 120: An Anniversary Celebration” PREMIERE Carnegie Hall commemorates its 120th anniversary with an all-star gala concert featuring conductor Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic.