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 37, Episode 5 Sting: A Winter's Tale

First Aired: November 26, 2009

Sting performs a mix of carols, lullabies and other songs at Durham Cathedral near Newcastle-upon-Tyne in Northern England. The set includes his "Lullaby for an Anxious Child" and "The Hounds of Winter," as well as the "Balulalow" lullaby, the 14th-century carol "Gabriel's Message," and the traditional "Christmas at Sea," "Now Winter Comes Slowly," "The Snow It Melts the Soones" and "Soul Cake."

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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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