Songs Revealed for Barbra Streisand: Back to Brooklyn PBS Broadcast; "Rose's Turn," "Some People" and More Featured
By Adam Hetrick
Details have been released for the Nov. 29 PBS "Great Performances" broadcast of Barbra Streisand: Back to Brooklyn, filmed live last October at the Barclays Center.
The concerts featured Streisand surrounded by a 60-piece orchestra. A live album will also be released Nov. 19. A DVD release of the concert is also expected.
In addition to Streisand signatures, a rarely performed radio hit and a selection from her new recording "Release Me," the evening also boasts a medley of tunes from the classic musical Gypsy. Streisand and Richard Jay-Alexander directed the evenings.
The two-hour concert, which will air nationwide at 9 PM, features special guests Il Volo, trumpeter Chris Botti and Streisand's son Jason Gould.
Nine songs from Streisand's repertoire are performed live for the first time as part of the 27-song evening.
Songs featured in the broadcast follow:
"As If I Never Said Goodbye"
Streisand is an artist in multiple disciplines. She is an award-winning actress, recording artist, concert performer, film director, producer, screenwriter, songwriter, philanthropist, designer, photographer, author and activist. Streisand is the only artist ever to receive an Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Directors Guild of America, Golden Globe, National Medal of Arts and Peabody Awards as well as France's Legion d'Honneur and the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award. She is the recipient of two Oscars, five Emmys, 10 Grammys, a Tony and 12 Golden Globes including the Cecil B. DeMille Award. She is also the first female film director to receive the Kennedy Center Honors. The three films she directed received 14 Oscar nominations.
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