March 2017– TV Programming Highlights
Thursday, March 9 @ 7:30pm – Fernando Varela: Coming Home
Join the world-class tenor and special guests Jackie Evancho, William Joseph, Stephen Moccio and Caroline Campbell for a magical evening showcasing musical favorites including “Nessun Dorma,” “All By Myself,” “Three Times a Lady” and more.
Sunday, March 12 @ 8pm – Friar Alessandro: The Voice from Assisi
Travel to the magnificent hilltop Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Italy for heavenly music from the friar with the big tenor voice. Featuring sacred standards as well as songs that reflect the friar’s message of hope, peace and brotherly love.
Tuesday, March 14 @ 7pm – Mario Frangoulis: Sing me and Angel at the Acropolis
Mario Fangoulis, the international Classical Crossover tenor described by CNN.com as “all sound, pure voice,” returns to public television for his fourth live concert event, “Sing Me An Angel,” filmed at the foot of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. He is joined by the “crystalline voice” of Grammy nominated soprano Sissel, virtuoso pianist Stefanos Korkolis, a children’s choir, and The National State Symphony Orchestra of Greece conducted by Richard Balcombe. “Sing Me An Angel” is signature Frangoulis – vocal artistry combined with a warm stage persona adored by fans the world over.
Wednesday, March 15 @ 7pm – Birds of South Texas
Since the beginning, birds have elevated our eyes to the skies. They mesmerize us with their flight and enchant us with their songs. Their sheer beauty enthralls us. They soar and sing and fill us with wonder and bring joy to our lives. Life without birds would be desolate. South Texas is the top spot in the nation to see birds with more than 500 species occurring. Rio Grande Documentary filmmaker Richard Moore recently completed this program featuring the myriad birds of South Texas. He will join KEDT for the films broadcast and a studio discussion.
Friday, March 17 @ 8:30pm – Celtic Woman: Destiny
Enjoy more musical enchantment from Ireland’s famed singing group, filmed in Dublin’s spectacular 200-year-old Round Room at the Mansion House. Hear new material along with fresh arrangements of their most spellbinding songs.
Monday, March 20 @ 7pm – Brit Floyd The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show
Brit Floyd The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show has launched their most ambitious show to date, the “Immersion World Tour 2017.” With a stunning million dollar light and laser show, and video animation, immerse yourself in Pink Floyd. Tune in for a behind the scenes look at the concert – pledge to KEDT to receive premium level tickets and meet and greet passes to see the show when it comes to Selena Auditorium on Monday, June 12th. Support KEDT and pick up tickets to Brit Floyd The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show.
Wednesday, March 22 @ 7pm – Motown 25 (With Tickets to the Temptations)
Hosted by legendary comedian Richard Pryor, tune to KEDT for “Motown 25” – the 25th anniversary of Motown, with reunions of Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Diana Ross & The Supremes, The Jackson 5, The Temptations, Four Tops and more.
Members who pledge to KEDT during this program will have an opportunity to receive premium level tickets and meet and greets to see The Temptations when they come to Selena Auditorium on Sunday, April 30th. Support KEDT and pick up tickets to The Temptations during Motown 25 – Wednesday March 22nd at 7pm.
Sunday, March 26 @ 8pm – To Walk Invisible: The Bronte Sisters on Masterpiece
Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Bronte, all unmarried, faced a bleak future. Unable to rely on their alcoholic brother and near blind father to provide for them, they were forced to work as governesses to privileged and often unruly children. This is the story of how — against all odds — they had their genius for writing romantic novels recognized in a male-dominated 19th century world.
Tuesday, March 28 7-10pm – Dead Reckoning
This series reveals how the model of justice conceived by the Allies in the wake of World War II has evolved into a standard by which all conflicts are judged. However many decades and miles separate those conflicts and however inhumane the underlying crimes, all have been prosecuted according to protocols that the Allies devised for three unique situations: the determination of command responsibility; the pursuit of war criminals; and the accumulation of evidence and testimony at crime scenes.