CPTV Premieres, Introducing Nathan Pacheco Singer/Songwriter Will Be Appearing in the Hartford Studio for the Broadcast

Release Date: 08/11/2012

CPTV Premieres New Special,

Introducing Nathan Pacheco

Singer/Songwriter Pacheco Will Be Appearing in the Hartford Studios for the Broadcast

Premieres Saturday, August 11 at 8 p.m. on Connecticut Public Television (CPTV)

 

HARTFORD, Conn. (August 7, 2012) – On the heels of a recent sold-out concert tour of the United Kingdom with soprano Katherine Jenkins (Dancing with the Stars) and the National Symphony Orchestra, and the release of his debut album, Introducing Nathan Pacheco on Disney Pearl Series, the popular young American singer-songwriter brings his own solo concert special to public television.

 On Saturday, August 11 at 8 p.m., Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) will premiere Introducing Nathan Pacheco, with the singer appearing in the public television network’s Hartford studio for the premiere. During the broadcast, viewers will hear about an upcoming ticket opportunity to see Nathan Pacheco perform in Connecticut.

 PBS audiences will know Nathan from his spectacular PBS debut with the Yanni Voices special and will be moved and amazed by this show. Accompanied by world renowned musicians and orchestra, Nathan performs beautiful original compositions along with newly created renditions of a few beloved classics.

 Nathan was discovered by producer Ric Wake (Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston) and was a featured performer with pianist/composer Yanni on a tour of the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Nathan has been featured on several national television broadcasts including two PBS television specials and the ABC/Disney Parks Christmas Parade. He has performed for His Royal Highness Prince Charles at the British Embassy in Washington, D.C. performed “O’ Holy Night” on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile Lights Festival, Philadelphia’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and the London Symphony Orchestra as a fully integrated special guest artist and performed duets with

Katherine Jenkins and classic favorites along with songs from his debut album all in the past year. In addition, Nathan performed for the 100th Anniversary of the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. both on the south lawn of the White House and at the Washington Monument.

 Though known best for his singing, Nathan is also an avid composer. He has completed his debut album, writing and collaborating with multi-platinum composer/producer Leo-Z (Andrea Bocelli, Josh Groban). The album was larely completed in London, England at the legendary Air Lyndhurst Studios with London’s Philharmonia Orchestra and will be released in September of 2012 on Disney Pearl.

 

About Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network

The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CBPN) includes CPTV and WNPR. CPTV, a media service of CPBN, is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming, including original documentaries, public affairs shows and educational programming. CPTV has built a reputation as a leader in children’s programming, including playing an historic role in bringing Barney & Friends™, Bob the Builder™ and Thomas & Friends™ to public television. The station offers 11.5 hours of positive, nurturing children’s programs each weekday, reaching 50,000 to 70,000 households daily. The CBPN also includes WNPR, an affiliate of National Public Radio, Public Radio International and American Public Media. WNPR serves 260,000 listeners weekly in Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island with news and information. Its award-winning local programming includes The Faith Middleton Show, The Colin McEnroe Show and Where We Live. Overall, the network brings a broad spectrum of public affairs, entertainment, sports and educational programming to viewers, listeners and readers. For more information, visit cpbn.org.

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