PBS Arts: Il Postino
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The PBS Arts Fall Festival continues November 25 at 9pm with the world premiere performance of "Il Postino." Bask in the beautiful voice of world-renowned tenor Plácido Domingo with the LA Opera in this romantic new opera by composer Daniel Catán based on the Oscar-winning Italian film. "Il Postino" tells the story of a shy young postman in a tiny Italian fishing village, who discovers the courage to pursue his dreams through his daily deliveries to his only customer, the esteemed Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, played by Domingo. Multiple Grammy Award-winning singer Linda Ronstadt hosts the Great Performances special.
The PBS Fall Festival
Friday nights at 9pm October-December on PBS North
Encores: Saturday night at 7pm on PBS 2nd Chance
PBS' Passion for the Arts
The PBS Arts Fall Festival electrifies Friday nights with full-length performances, artist and performer profiles, behind-the-scenes documentaries and mini-films about the art scenes from around the country.
"For four decades, PBS has been a passionate proponent and participant in the arts, giving millions of Americans their first glimpses at dance, theater, opera and music. The PBS Arts Fall Festival will bring unparalleled access to the arts from multiple media platforms and in the classroom." -PBS President and CEO Paula A. Kerger.