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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 33, Episode 14 Dance in America: 'Jewels' from the Paris Opera Ballet

First Aired: August 28, 2006

“ `Jewels' from the Paris Opera Ballet.” George Balanchine's 1967 work is divided into three parts, “Emeralds,” “Rubies” and “Diamonds,” and set to music by (respectively) Faure, Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky. Kader Belarbi, Aurelie Dupont, Mathieu Ganio, Marie-Agnes Gillot, Agnes Letestu, Clairemarie Osta, Laetitia Pujol. Paul Connelly conducts the Paris Opera Orchestra. Taped at the Palais Garnier in November 2005.