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Arts on TV: 'Godspell'; Andrea Bocelli; Placido Domingo

December 1, 2011 |  5:45 am

Andrea Bocelli
“The View” 10 a.m. Thursday, ABC: Performance from “Godspell.”

“Joe Bonamassa Live From the Royal Albert Hall” 7 p.m. Thursday, KOCE: The musician performs songs from “The Ballad of John Henry” in London; guest Eric Clapton.

“Great Performances: Andrea Bocelli Live in Central Park” 9 p.m. Friday, KOCE and 7 p.m. Sunday, KVCR and KOCE: The Italian tenor performs classical favorites and his popular signature songs.

“The Leading Gen” 4 p.m. Saturday, KCET: A pair of retired men open an art gallery that becomes a national award winner.

“Celtic Woman -- Believe” 6 p.m. Saturday, KVCR and KOCE: Classic Irish songs, pop anthems and inspirational songs; from the Fox Theatre in Atlanta.

 “Live at the Ford” 7 p.m. Saturday, KCET: The Angel City Jazz Festival: This year's Global Jam is a celebration of jazz's wide cultural diversity with the Tigran Quintet.

“The Artist Toolbox” 8:30 p.m. Saturday, KLCS: Hugh Newell Jacobsen: Architect Hugh Newell Jacobsen has designed more than 400 private houses.

“Great Performances” 9 p.m. Sunday, KVCR: Plácido Domingo: My Favorite Roles: Tenor Plácido Domingo recalls his favorite roles in opera houses around the world.

“Santana -- Live at Montreux 2011” 9:30 p.m. Sunday, KOCE: Carlos Santana performs at the Montreux Jazz Festival; songs include “Black Magic Woman” and “Smooth.”

“Victor Borge: Comedy in Music!” 7 p.m. Monday, KOCE: A collection of the pianist/comic's skits features footage from “The Andy Williams Show” and “The Perry Como Show,” as well as a performance from the Dwight D. Eisenhower inaugural celebration at the White House.

“Work of Art: The Next Great Artist” 9 p.m. Wednesday, Bravo: "Sell Out": The artists work in teams to create a piece of art they can sell to the public and present in a gallery.

“Christmas With the Celts” 10 p.m. Wednesday, KVCR: The Celts perform modern seasonal classics and ancient carols. With special guests Mairéad Ni Mhaonaigh, Altan, Ivan Goff, the Gael String Orchestra, the Nashville Irish Step Dancers and Children's Choir.

-- Compiled by Ed Stockly

Photo: Andrea Bocelli. Credit: Giovanni De Sandre / PBS


 
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