Experience the beauty, romance and dramatic power of musical masterpieces in this visual and auditory joyride through the world of classical hits. Host Martin Goldsmith guides viewers on this fresh and engaging exploration of the world of classical music, with personal reflections from Itzhak Perlman, Joshua Bell and Stewart Copeland of The Police, among others.
Classical Rewind airs on Thursday, December 5th at 9:00 p.m. and on Sunday, December 8th at 5:00 p.m.
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.