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The Arts on TV: Renee Fleming, Josh Groban, Gustav Mahler's music

June 23, 2011 |  6:00 am

“Hallelujah Broadway” 9 p.m. Thursday, KOCE: Anthony Kearns, Rodrick Dixon, and Alfredo Burke perform uplifting songs from musical theater; special guest Linda Eder.

Et-l8ib14nc“New Crocker Art Museum: The Making of a Master” 10 p.m. Thursday, KCET 

“Josh Groban Command Performance: 10 Years With Public Television” 10:30 p.m. Saturday, KOCE: A compilation of performances by singer Josh Groban.

“Great Performances at the Met” 1 a.m. Saturday, KVCR: "Thaïs" -- Renée Fleming plays the Egyptian courtesan in Jules Massenet's opera.

“American Masters” Noon Sunday, KOCE: "James Levine: America's Maestro" -- Conductor James Levine celebrates 40 years at the Metropolitan Opera.

“Great Performances at the Met” 1 p.m. Sunday, KOCE: "Nixon in China" -- John Adams conducts his opera about President  Nixon's 1972 visit to Communist China.

“Keeping Score” 4 p.m. Sunday, KOCE: "Mahler: Origins" -- Inspirations of Gustav Mahler's music; Mahler's life, through the premiere of his first symphony in 1888.

“Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in Concert” 5 p.m. Sunday, KOCE: The San Francisco Symphony performs Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 1, Titan. (N)

“The Artist Toolbox” 9 p.m. Sunday, KLCS: Jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis.

“Movie: Ballerina” (1938) 3 a.m. Sunday, TCM: Yvette Chauvire, Mia Slavenska. A young ballet student conspires to advance the career of the dancer she idolizes.

-- Compiled by Ed Stockly

Photo: The Crocker Museum. Credit: Bruce Damonte