Billy McLaughlin: Starry Night With Orchestra Nova
Airs Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Guitarist and composer, Billy McLaughlin returns to the stage after one of the most remarkable medical and musical comebacks in history. In this "Starry Night" concert, he performs with Orchestra Nova, conducted by Jung-Ho Pak. The music and story behind it, will inspire you to never give up on your dreams and to keep reaching for the stars.
- KPBS, 5200 Campanile Drive , San Diego
- Saturday, November 2, 2013
- 7 p.m.
- Age Requirement: All ages
- Cost: $60 - $180
Master percussionists and long-time friends of Billy, Marc Anderson and Jimi Englund added their wide array of percussion sounds and skills to the existing arrangements as well as a never-before-recorded string arrangement of "While She Sleeps" by Jacob Tews.
Special guest violinist Nathan Wilson joined Billy and the percussionists for a new piece called "Back From the Brink," and Billy rounded out the concert with two solo works.
"Billy McLaughlin: Starry Night With Orchestra Nova" is an original KPBS production: Executive Producer, Maura Daly Phinney; Producer and Editor, Andy Trimlett; Director, Donn Johnson; Staging and Lighting Design, Don Benke; Art Director, David Streib; Audio Supervisor, Rick Gord.
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