Garrett is already the stuff of legend – in him is enshrined an entire corpus
of virtuoso violin art, expounded with a fearsome beauty beyond
Garrett triumphantly returns to PBS with a new one-hour
special featuring the hit-songs
from his newest album, “Rock Symphonies”. Taped
in HD on June 8th, 2010 at Wuhlheide Amphitheater, in the woods outside of Berlin,
a sold-out audience of 18,000 fans,
violinist’s second public television event, following on the heels of
successful "David Garrett Live In Berlin"PBS special,
a recent sold-out U.S. tour, and appearances on Oprah,
E! News and Fox & Friends. The
concert showcases David Garrett's symphony orchestra and band, including
special guest guitarist Orianthi, who was prominently featured in Michael
Jackson's "This Is It".
The show was directed by Frank Hoff and
executive-produced by International Media's Gustavo Sagastume and Rick Blaskey.
uniting contemporary rock, pop and soundtrack hits with immortal classical
pieces from all eras, this
one-hour concert includes the following songs: Kashmir (Led
Serenade (Schubert) / Smells Like
Teen Spirit (Nirvana) / (Theme From) Mission:
Impossible (Lalo Schifrin) / Walk This Way (Aerosmith) / Michael Jackson Mini-Medley (Billy
Jean / I’ll Be There) / I'll Stand By You (The Pretenders) / Peer Gynt (Grieg)
/ Asturias (Albeniz) / Child’s Anthem (Paich) / Adagio (Albinoni) / Zorba's Dance (Theodorakis) / Hey Jude (The
Garrett - Rock Symphonies"was
taped in High Definition and will be presented nationally by PBS during its
August pledge drive, beginning on July 26, 2010.
photos: Ralph Larmann
an extremely successful 2010 US tour that included numerous sold-out venues, concert tickets to David
Garrett’s upcoming 2011 US tour will be available for pledge. Make sure you
don't miss this
CD and DVD, as well as tour tickets and "meet and greets" in selected markets.
in Britain as “the David Beckham of the violin,” David Garrett has touched
hearts and astounded audiences around the world. From
Vivaldi to Queen, and from Schubert to Michael Jackson, the young German violinist weaves
classical standards with rock and pop favorites for a thrilling performance
that moves audiences of all ages. David
has carved out a unique and wholly new artistic path, paying as much homage to
Metallica as he does to Mozart.
plays nightly to thousands of adoring fans, particularly in Germany where he
has already completed a sold-out arena tour, conquered the charts and garnered
two gold discs. On the famous Last
Night of Proms in the UK, he played to a crowd of 40,000 people, and also
appeared at the legendary Royal Albert Hall in an impressive six concerts in
seven days. His first album released in the UK became a Top 20 chart fixture.