Saturday, March 10, 2012

WSBE presents Yanni: Live at El Morro, and Live at PPAC

His concerts are legendary. His live shows have amazed millions on every continent in the world. After an extensive World Tour, Yanni returns to the USA and Canada with an all new show - Yanni as you know him best, performing his instrumental hits from the shows that have become famous around the world. Fans will witness Yanni and his world class musicians as they take the stage to perform his greatest instrumental hits made famous in his shows from The Acropolis in Greece, The Taj Mahal in India, The Forbidden City in China, and The Royal Albert Hall in England.

Yanni brings the world to Providence on Saturday, May 19 for an at 8 P.M. concert at the Providence Performing Arts Center. And you can get the best PPAC seats when you support WSBE Rhode Island PBS. The live show will feature some of the music from Yanni's new album "Truth Of Touch," which is the composer’s first album of original studio music in almost a decade. This is Yanni returning to his roots with a live performance that will deliver old and new fans the very best of Yanni and his music.

On Saturday, March 10 at 7:30 P.M., and in a newly added encore performance on Saturday, March 17 at 5 P.M., WSBE presents Yanni Live at El Morro.

In this television concert, Yanni performs at the 16th-century Castillo San Felipe del Morro in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Musical selections included: "Santorini"; "Felitsa"; "Voyage"; "The End of August"; "The Rain Must Fall"; "Nightingale"; "Acroyali"; "Marching Season"; "Standing in Motion"; "Nostalgia"; "The Storm"; "One Man's Dream."

Support local public television and hear the music that touches the world, right at home.

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