Documentary about Knights ensemble to air on PBS

Posted on: September 2, 2011

We Are The Knights, a new documentary about The Knights, the New York City-based chamber ensemble that is the brainchild of brothers Eric and Colin Jacobsen, will air on PBS’s WNET/Thirteen on September 8 at 8:30 p.m. The 30-minute program, hosted by Paul Zahn, includes scenes of the group rehearsing works by Beethoven, Schubert, Mozart, Copland, and Jimi Hendrix, plus interviews with Yo-Yo Ma, Performance Today host Fred Childs, members of the orchestra, and both Jacobsen brothers and their father. Following the broadcast, the full documentary and bonus material will be available at The Knights’ stated mission is to expand the orchestral concert experience with diverse programming and innovative formats; for more information, visit The Knights website. Eric and Colin Jacobsen wrote an article about founding The Knights for the July-August issue of Symphony.



Posted September 2, 2011