Sharon Isbin: Troubador
August 28 at 9 p.m.
Acclaimed for her lyricism, technique and versatility, multiple Grammy-winner Sharon Isbin is considered one of today's pre-eminent classical guitarists. This documentary focuses on her unusual and inspiring musical journey, including her early guitar studies and teenage triumphs. The film also explores Isbin's role as teacher to a new generation of guitarists at both The Julliard School, where she created the first guitar department, and the Aspen Music Festival.
Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015
August 29 at 8 p.m.
Enjoy this summer tradition as the Philharmonic performs an open-air concert from the gardens of Austria's Imperial Schonbrunn Palace. Zubin Mehta conducts, with pianist Rudolf Buchbinder as soloist, in works by Grieg, Sibelius, Richard Strauss and Johann Strauss II.
Katrina Ten Years After: A Second Life, A Second Chance
August 30 at 7 p.m.
Look back at the ill-fated days after Hurricane Katrina and how, 10 years later, New Orleans has achieved what seemed almost unimaginable a decade ago - the resurrection of one of America's most beloved cities.
Big Blue Live
August 31 through September 2 at 7 p.m.
Gather your family as we join scientists, animal behaviorists and other experts in a LIVE broadcast to view the once endangered, now thriving ecosystem of Monterey Bay, California, where nature’s most charismatic marine creatures gather to feed on an abundance of food. From whales and sea lions to sharks and all sorts of seabirds, this three-night broadcast will spotlight the incredible animals as they do what they have always done – but now we see and learn. Science reporters will help interpret what we see, and present reports on the natural history and interplay of the ocean and the bay.