Posted 14 Aug 2018
With their signature soaring harmonies and repertoire of memorable songs that have made them a PBS favorite, the popular and prolific trio The Tenors are back with a special that provides an intimate musical experience. "The Tenors - Fan Favorites" will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 8:30 p.m. and repeat Sunday, Aug. 26, at 2 p.m.
With a selection of timeless hit songs, the show includes a Smokey Robinson/Motown medley, Broadway classics from "West Side Story" and "Jesus Christ Superstar," as well as songs from "The Great American Songbook" that were performed by Sinatra, Neil Diamond and Roy Orbison.
The Tenors - Victor Micallef, Clifton Murray and Fraser Walters - have been thrilling audiences around the world with their powerful songs and harmonies. Blending classical music and contemporary pop, the award-winning and multi-platinum selling band has achieved international success, showcasing their diverse vocal styles performing shows on five continents.
The Canadian vocal super group has performed for the last four presidents of the United States, including at the White House Christmas Tree Lighting for the Obama family. They have performed for world leaders at the G20 Summit in Toronto, at the Music For Mercy Event at the Vatican in Rome, in Vancouver for the opening ceremonies of the XXI Olympic Winter Games, and for Her Majesty The Queen's Diamond Jubilee and for her 90th birthday celebrations at Windsor Castle.
Last Christmas The Tenors were part of the Christmas Tree Lighting at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City and recently they performed at the PBS Library of Congress show honoring Smokey Robinson. The Tenors have had shared the stage with some of the biggest names in music, including Sir Paul McCartney, Sarah McLachlan, Sting, Andrea Bocelli, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie and David Foster. They have also made over 200 television appearances including "The Oprah Winfrey Show" with Celine Dion and the Primetime Emmy Awards Broadcast.
"THE TENORS - FAN FAVORITES" features "Bohemian Rhapsody," "My Way," "Sweet Caroline," "Nessun Dorma," "Always on My Mind," "Hallelujah" and many more.
The Arkansas Educational Television Network is Arkansas's only statewide public media network, which enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers through the distinct channels AETN PBS, AETN Create, AETN PBS KIDS, AETN World and AETN AIRS on SAP. Audiences can also watch on several digital platforms, and members with AETN Passport have extended on-demand access to a rich library of public television programming. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at aetn.org. AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro) and KETZ (El Dorado).