On October 26, 2002, the Statler Brothers took the stage for the last time in a career that began over 40 years ago. At the Salem Civic Center in Salem, Virginia, the house was packed, enthusiastic and adoring. THE STATLER BROTHERS FAREWELL CONCERT documents the event and celebrates one of country music's most honored acts. These four guys from Virginia, with their signature blend of four-part harmony, have been firmly rooted in nostalgia from the time they came of age.
Savor fond memories from the past three seasons of “Downton Abbey” and get a tantalizing taste of the upcoming fourth season. Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon — a devoted fan of the series — hosts the program, which includes a mix of behind-the-scenes footage, interviews with creators and cast members, and video clips of favorite moments. Structured around three themes, RETURN TO DOWNTON ABBEY explores “The Changing World of Downton Abbey,” “The Women of Downton Abbey” and “Love and Other Relationships at Downton Abbey.”
Like Enrico Caruso before him, Luciano Pavarotti extended his presence far beyond the limits of Italian opera. Quickly establishing his rich sound as the great male operatic voice of the 20th century, he expanded his reach to stadium concerts and pop collaborations that brought him fame beyond measure. Audiences adored his larger than life personality, childlike charm, generous figure and happy go lucky style. This program celebrates the 50th anniversary since the launch of the international phenomenon. In 1963, he debuted in Amsterdam, Vienna, Zurich and finally London.
The Cascade Symphony Orchestra performs stirring 19th-century European anthems accompanied by evocative video images. Playing musical tour guide, Rick Steves utilizes his extensive knowledge of European history and culture to help set the context for each piece. Pictured, Rick with Conductor Michael Miropolsky.
Rick Steves, America's leading authority on European travel, teams up with the Cascade Symphony Orchestra and maestro Michael Miropolsky for a musical journey that begins in the United States, and touches down in seven different European countries. The special, taped at the Edmonds Center for the Arts near Seattle, Wash., celebrates music's power to stir the patriotic soul. Playing musical tour guide, Steves utilizes his extensive knowledge of European history and culture to help set the context for each piece.