Great Performances

  • 1972
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  • 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 33, Episode 6 From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2006

First Aired: January 1, 2006

“From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2006” presents Mariss Jansons conducting the Vienna Philharmonic in music mostly by Johann Strauss, including “Blue Danube Waltz,” “Spanish March”, “New Pizzicato Polka,” “Artist's Quadrille.” Also: a commemoration of the 250th anniversary of Mozart's birth (Jan. 27) includes “The Marriage of Figaro” Overture and a look at places where he lived in Vienna and Austria. Host: Walter Cronkite.

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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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