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Great Performances

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PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh (more…)

Premiered: November 4, 1972

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 31, Episode 13 From the Acropolis: A Salute to the Games with the Berlin Philharmonic

First Aired: August 4, 2004

“From the Acropolis,” a salute to the 2004 Summer Olympics, features Brahms music with soloist Daniel Barenboim (Piano Concerto No. 1) and Simon Rattle conducting the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Also: the final movements of the Piano Quartet No. 1. Taped May 1 at Herodes Atticus Amphitheatre in Athens.