HIGHLIGHTS ON PBS SOCAL FOR WEEK OF MARCH 11-17
Sunday, March 11, 7:00 p.m. - “Oscar Hammerstein II: Out of My Dreams” - PREMIERE
The special celebrates the legendary works of the most acclaimed lyricist and librettist of the 20th century. Matthew Morrison (“Glee”) hosts.
Sunday, March 11, 8:30 p.m. - “Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony” –PREMIERE
Tony® Award-winning Broadway, television (“Glee”) and recording artist Idina Menzel, backed by an orchestra masterfully led by legendary composer/conductor Marvin Hamlisch, performs at The Royal Conservatory’s beautiful Koerner Hall in Toronto, Canada.
Thursday, March 15, 7:00 p.m. - “Chris Botti Live in Boston Part II” - PREMIERE
This special contains footage not seen in last year’s performance “Chris Botti Live in Boston.” Artists appearing along with Botti include Sting, Steven Tyler, Josh Groban, Yo-Yo-Ma and Keith Lockhart conducting the Boston Pops.
Friday, March 16, 10:30 p.m. - “The B-52s with The Wild Crowd! – Live in Athens, GA” - PREMIERE
This special celebrates the 34th anniversary of the American rock band – the B-52s – with a live performance recorded in the band’s hometown of Athens, Ga.
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