Great Performances

  • 1972
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

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 perhaps its most famous. There have been more than 600 `Great Performances' all told. Some might have been...

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Season 30, Episode 2 Carnegie Hall Opening Night 2002

First Aired: October 16, 2002

“Carnegie Hall Opening Night 2002,” a concert featuring Daniel Barenboim conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in music by Manuel de Falla and Maurice Ravel. The program consists of two works by De Falla (The Miller's Dance and Nights in the Gardens of Spain) and four by Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole, Pavane for a Dead Princess, Alborado del gracioso and Bolero. Peter Jennings hosts. Taped in Manhattan on Oct. 2.

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: 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)

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