Great Performances, April 12, 2024, PBS, “Now Hear This: Rising Stars”

Great Performances

Great Performances presents an all new episode, “Now Hear This: Rising Stars,” taking viewers on a journey to discover the next generation of musical virtuosos. In this instalment, airing on PBS on Friday April 12, Scott Yoo, a renowned violinist and conductor of the Mexico City Philharmonic, visits Juilliard Pre-College and travels to Singapore to meet rising star Chloe Chua.

The episode takes behind-the-scenes look at Juilliard Pre-College, one of the most prestigious music schools in the world. Viewers will witness the dedication and passion required to excel in the competitive world of classical music.

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Chloe Chua, a rising star from Singapore, reminds Yoo of the unwavering dedication and passion needed to succeed in the music industry. Through her story and performances, viewers will be inspired by the pursuit of excellence and the transformative power of music.

“Now Hear This: Rising Stars” is part of the four-part documentary miniseries “Now Hear This,” which merges music, storytelling, travel, and culture. In each episode, Yoo chases the secret histories of some of the greatest music ever written, taking viewers on a journey that combines history, performance, and exploration.

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Great Performances airs on PBS at 9.00 pm on Friday, April 12, 2024.

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