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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 30, Episode 16 Berlin Philharmonic Europakonzert: From Palermo

First Aired: August 27, 2003

Claudio Abbado conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in works by Beethoven, Brahms, Dvorak and Verdi. Violinist Gil Shaham performs. Included: Beethoven's “Egmont Overture,” Brahms' “Violin Concerto,” Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 and Verdi's “Sicilian Vespers Overture.” Taped May 1, 2002, at Teatro Massimo in Palermo.