KCET Presents Acclaimed Concert Special 'Pavarotti in Central Park' on Wednesday, April 10 at 8 p.m.

Burbank, CA - April 8,

2013 -KCET 

viewers to 
celebrate the life of

legendary tenor Luciano Pavarotti in the once-in-a-lifetime concert special Pavarotti

in Central Park,
 airing Wednesday, April 10 at 8 p.m. This

90-minute program is hosted by renowned opera singer and KCET's Open

 host, Suzanna 
Guzmán, accompanied by

in-studio guests, mezzo-sopranos Gloria Lane and Cynthia Munzer.

Before an audience of 500,000 adoring fans, and backed by the

New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Pavarotti dazzles the crowd with a virtuoso

concert of some of the greatest opera arias of all time. Recorded live in New

York City's Central Park on June 26, 1993, this special features Pavarotti's

performances of  "Quando le sere al placido" from Verdi's

Luisa Miller; "Fra poco a me ricovero" from Donizetti's Lucia di

Lammermoor; "Il lamento di Federico" from Cilea's L'arlesiana; and

"Occi de fata" by Donza.

Throughout the special, KCET will also offer several premier

pairs of reduced priced tickets to LA Opera's performance of 
Tosca on Wednesday, June 5 at 7:30 p.m.

www.laopera.com for

more details.

The program repeats

with an encore presentation at 
9:30 p.m.Friday, April 12 at 12

; and Saturday, April 13 at 8 p.m. with

an encore presentation at 
9:30 p.m.           


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