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...

Season 33, Episode 1 Renee Fleming: Sacred Songs and Carols

First Aired: November 30, 2005

“Renée Fleming: Sacred Songs and Carols” features the soprano in a seasonal concert. Selections include “Adeste Fidelis,” “O Holy Night,” Gounod's “Ave Maria,” “Simple Song” (from Leonard Bernstein's “Mass”) and “Rejoice Greatly” (Handel's “Messiah”). Trevor Pinnock conducts the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. Taped at Germany's Mainz Cathedral.

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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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