World acclaimed musical violinist David Garrett returns to WPBT2 with a new one-hour special featuring the hit-songs from his newest album, “Rock Symphonies” on Monday, August 9, 2010 at 7:30pm on WPBT2 . This concert was taped in HD on June 8th, 2010 at Wuhlheide Amphitheater, in the woods outside of Berlin, and before a sold-out audience of 18,000 fans, "David Garrett - Rock Symphonies" represents the virtuoso violinist’s second public television event, following on the heels of the highly 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 one-hour concert includes the following songs and classical pieces: Kashmir, Schubert Serenade, Smells Like Teen Spirit, Mission Impossible, Walk this Way, M. Jackson Medley(Billie Jean/I'll be There), I'll Stand By You, Peer Gynt, Asturias, Child's Anthem, Adagio (Albinoni), Zorba and Hey Jude.
During the WPBT2 broadcast, viewers will be offered a special ticket and a meet and greet opportunity for David Garrett’s upcoming live performance at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts on February 25, 2011. For more information, please call 800.222.9728 or visit wpbt2.org