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Season 31, Episode 12 All-Star Piano Extravaganza: The Verbier Festival Concert

First Aired: August 1, 2004

“All-Star Piano Extravaganza” features Leif Ove Andsnes, Nicholas Angelich, Martha Argerich, Emanuel Ax, Claude Frank, Evgeny Kissin, Lang Lang, James Levine, Mikhail Pletnev and Staffan Scheja playing music by Rimsky-Korsakov, Gottschalk, Bach, Smetana, Mozart, Wagner, Benjamin and Sousa. Included: “Flight of the Bumble Bee,” “Ride of the Valkyries,” “Stars and Stripes Forever.” Taped July 22, 2003.

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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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