LOS ANGELES, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After an incredibly successful webcast together last year, legendary composer and performer Yanni will be sitting down again with Emmy award-winning journalist and TV personality Lauren Sanchez for a LIVE webcast from Yanni's studio in South Florida. Join them on April 11th at 1pm EDT as Yanni answers questions from fans and speaks to Sanchez –a Yanni fan herself – about his plans throughout the rest of the year including the upcoming April 17th release of CD/DVD Yanni: Live at El Morro, Puerto Rico (Sony Music) and a 75-date North American tour kicking off the same day in West Palm Beach, FL. Fans can submit questions via Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/OfficialYanni, Twitter at http://twitter.com/yanni – tweet questions using #YanniWebcast – and at [email protected]. More details at www.Yanni.com or sign up direct on his channel: http://new.livestream.com/yanni.
Yanni: Live at El Morro, Puerto Rico – which made its nationwide PBS debut on March 3 – captures two sold-out concerts in December 2011 at the historic 16th-century Castillo San Felipe Del Morro in San Juan, Puerto Rico – the first-ever performances at this recognized UNESCO Heritage Site. Performing at the castle builds on the legacy of iconic global sites that have played host to Yanni's concerts including the Acropolis in Greece, the Taj Mahal in India, and the Forbidden City in China.
The April 17th release date coincides with the kick off of Yanni's North American Tour which runs through August with stops in Miami, Chicago, Toronto, Atlanta, Wantagh, Holmdel, Philadelphia, and many more. International touring plans for 2012 and 2013 will include South America, Australia, South Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Europe.
Yanni, whose contemporary symphonic music has inspired millions of fans around the world, completed a very successful webcast in March 2011 with Sanchez, who is best known as the host of "Good Day LA" and "Extra." Sanchez's experience as host of the premiere season of FOX's global smash-hit, "So You Think You Can Dance," along with frequent guest appearances anchoring FOX-11's top-rated "Ten o'clock News" and contributing to hit shows like ""Larry King Live", "The Talk", "Showbiz Tonight," "The Joy Behar Show" and "The View," make her an ideal, poised and charming host.
After great reception for Yanni's "All Access" weekly episodic Web TV series, the program continues throughout his global touring campaign for the next two years. Episodes will focus on Yanni's new family member, the adopted baby panda "Santorini," who the Chinese government invited Yanni to adopt while touring in China this past year. Traditionally such an honor and privilege is reserved for countries rather than personalities. Other episodes will focus on tales from Yanni's recent trip through Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Mexico.
Tune into www.yanni.com for further details.
Pre-order Yanni: Live at El Morro, Puerto Rico: http://myplay.me/mco
Contact: Michael Jensen or Erin Cook, Jensen Communications, 626-585-9575 or [email protected]
SOURCE Yanni-Wake Entertainment