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)