KCET Presents Acclaimed Concert Special 'Pavarotti in Central Park' on Wednesday, April 10 at 8 p.m.
Burbank, CA - April 8,
2013 -KCET invites
viewers to celebrate the life oflegendary tenor Luciano Pavarotti in the once-in-a-lifetime concert special
in Central Park,airing Wednesday, April 10 at 8 p.m. This 90-minute program is hosted by renowned opera singer and KCET's
Callhost, 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.
Visit www.laopera.com for
The program repeatswith an encore presentation at 9:30 p.m.; Friday, April 12 at
p.m.; and Saturday, April 13 at 8 p.m. with
an encore presentation at 9:30 p.m.
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