CONCERT TO AIR ACROSS THE U.S. ON NEW YEAR'S EVE AND NEW YEAR'S DAYLOS ANGELES, Dec. 20, 2019 — (PRNewswire) — YOSHIKI LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL will air nationwide on PBS in 14 cities on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Encore showings in Los Angeles and New York have been added this month due to enormous reaction from classical and rock music fans across the country. For a complete list of airdates for YOSHIKI LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL, visit: https://www.yoshiki.net/classical.html.
YOSHIKI LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL was filmed during YOSHIKI's multiple, sold-out solo concerts at the stunning Carnegie Hall in New York City. The classically-trained pianist, composer and Japanese rock star performed with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra to standing ovations from American audiences.
The heartfelt, must-see concert event has been in demand on all major PBS-affiliated TV stations nationwide throughout the year after its premiere on WNET Thirteen, New York City (PBS)--the most-watched public television channel in America. As New Year's Eve and New Year's Day remain the prime viewing dates for arts and culture supporters on PBS TV, the YOSHIKI LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL music special is quickly establishing itself as essential holiday programming on public television across the U.S.
Listed below is the YOSHIKI LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL holiday celebration broadcast schedule.
YOSHIKI – rock drummer, classical pianist, leader of the group X JAPAN, and one of the most influential composers in Japanese history – has headlined concerts across the globe, including Madison Square Garden, Wembley Arena and Tokyo Dome. His Carnegie Hall performance has been praised by major media, including:
"YOSHIKI delivers a performance of a lifetime at Carnegie Hall." – HuffPost
"After tragedy, YOSHIKI has used music to heal." – New York Post
"A majestic performance." – Loudwire
Composer, classically trained pianist, rock drummer, and leader of the rock group X JAPAN, best-selling Japanese musician YOSHIKI packed Carnegie Hall in New York City for two back-to-back performances, captured in the program YOSHIKI: LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL . Hosted by actor Mark Walberg (Antiques Roadshow), the concert features the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra and includes the theme songs for the Golden Globe Awards and the 10th anniversary of Emperor Akihito's reign in Japan , plus Yoshiki's heartfelt rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner."