PBS’ Great Performances airs Two Memorable Concerts, “Tony Bennett & Diana Krall – Love Is Here to Stay” and “Michael Bublé: Tour Stop 148”

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18 November 2018
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Tony Bennett and Diana Krall
Photo: Mark Seliger
“Tony Bennett & Diana Krall – Love Is Here to Stay”
and “Michael Bublé: Tour Stop 148” 
Premieres Saturday, November 24 on PBS
(Check local listings for date and time)
 
         Great Performances presents an unprecedented union of two of the greatest living jazz singers, Tony Bennett and Diana Krall, as they honor the legacy of the premiere songwriting duo of the Great American Songbook, George and Ira Gershwin. In Love is Here to Stay, Bennett and Krall team up to perform definitive interpretations of Gershwin favorites such as Love is Here to StayFascinating Rhythm and They Can’t Take That Away From Me.

 

        Behind-the-scenes sequences recorded during the making of their Billboard #1 jazz album, Love is Here to Stay, highlight the personal and musical rapport that these two artists have established over the course of their 20-year friendship. Interviews with Bennett and Krall reveal the meaning behind the music and the process of creating this collaborative album together.

Michael Bublé: Tour Stop 148
Photo: Evaan Kheraj
 
          Great Performances’  Michael Bublé: Tour Stop 148 presents a front row seat and exclusive backstage pass to superstar singer Michael Bublé’s visually thrilling and musically triumphant To Be Loved Tour, which was seen worldwide by two million fans in 2015 over the course of an epic schedule of 172 concert dates.
 
 
          The richly atmospheric concert film spotlights Bublé’s charismatic gifts as an entertainer and showcases live performances of the GRAMMY®-winning singer-songwriter’s biggest hits, including Haven’t Met You YetCry Me A River, Fever, Feelin’ GoodHome and Smile. Additional performance sequences are intercut with exclusive cinéma vérité-style footage showing what it took for Team Bublé to travel this movable musical feast from arena to arena over the course of a two-year span.
 
 
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