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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 32, Episode 13 Operatunity

First Aired: June 13, 2005

“Operatunity.” The English National Opera searches for a person with no operatic experience to sing in Verdi's “Rigoletto.” Six finalists, from which two are chosen, compete for the chance to perform. Included: auditions, training, comments from the ENO vocal coach, the backgrounds of the applicants, scenes from “Rigoletto.”