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Arts on TV: Trans-Siberian Orchestra; André Rieu; Ramsey Lewis

March 22, 2012 |  6:15 am

“Open Call” 9 p.m. Thursday, KCET: Fine Cut Festival of Student Films: Hosted by mezzo-soprano opera singer Suzanna Guzman.

“The World's Greatest Musical Prodigies” 10 p.m. Thursday, KLCS: Alexander meets and auditions four pianists ages 8 to 12.

“André Rieu Presents: Live in Dublin” 9:30 p.m. Friday, KVCR: The conductor leads a performance of the Johann Strauss Orchestra at the Dublin Depot in Ireland. With guest John Sheahan.

“Andre Rieu Presents: Live in Maastricht” 11:15 p.m. Friday, KVCR: The violinist performs with the Johann Strauss Orchestra at Vrijthof Square in Maastricht, Netherlands.

“The Artist Toolbox” 8:30 p.m. Saturday, KLCS: Jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis.

“Land of the Dragon” 3:30 p.m. Sunday, KCET: Painting and Calligraphy: Chinese brush painting; calligraphy.

“Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Birth of Rock Theater” Midnight Sunday, KVCR: Paul O'Neill outlines the past, present and future of the orchestra.

“Rick Steves' Europe” 7 p.m. Monday, KCET: Paris: Eiffel Tower; Orsay Gallery; French cuisine; Paris history.

“Globe Trekker” 10 p.m. Tuesday, KCET: Amsterdam City Guide 2: The Rijksmuseum boasts a collection of paintings by the Dutch masters; Van Gogh Museum; Anne Frank House; Gay Parade.

“Passport to Europe With Samantha Brown” 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Travel:  The London Eye; Indian cuisine; Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum.

-- Compiled by Ed Stockly

 Photo: "Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Birth of Rock Theater" Credit: Mark Weiss / PBS