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Saturday, September 19 at 8 p.m. – Beautiful World with Jim Brickman

(Rochester, NY) Jim Brickman's spectacular new special, Beautiful World, airing Saturday, September 19 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV (DT21.1/cable1011/cable11), brings together all the elements that have made him synonymous with success on public television: themes of friendship and healing, along with popular Jim Brickman songs that marry gorgeous piano music with crossover classical.

World-renowned guest stars include Latin superstar, Jon Secada, Celtic Woman's famed Orla Fallon, American Idol's Melinda Doolittle, and Canadian singing sensation Mark Masri. Beautiful World is inspired by Brickman's unique gift of bridging borders and cultural divides through his music. This landmark special is a lush and intimate show, shot in high-definition at Casino Niagara, Niagara Falls, Ontario, and featuring breathtaking views of this wonder of the world. Filmed near the Peace Bridge between the U. S. and Canada, Beautiful World celebrates the way music connects and unites us.

During the television special, viewers will be able to call into WXXI at (585) 454-6300 or 1-800-295-WXXI, make a donation, and as a thank you gift – receive tickets to Jim Brickman's concert at the Auditorium Theatre on December 20, 2009. Viewers may also pledge online at WXXI.org/support/membership.

Pictured: Jim Brickman
Credit: www.jimbrickman.com


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