Freeway Philharmonic

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FREEWAY PHILHARMONIC follows the dreams, disappointments and successes of seven freelance classical musicians as they perform with regional orchestras across North California while struggling to acquire a permanent position with a major orchestra. It depicts their efforts to balance a love of music with a road warrior lifestyle that often requires traveling hundreds of miles a day to rehearse and perform. These individuals have an unrelenting desire to live their art, sometimes at the expense of their families, health, and well being. This story shows the dedication, perseverance and rigorous life of the musicians, as they grapple with their desire to succeed in a hard driving career and come to terms with their limitations in their quest for artistic accomplishment.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
12/6/2008
9 p.m.
12/8/2008
11 p.m.
12/9/2008
4 a.m.
7/5/2009
10/9/2011
9 a.m.
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