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Season 38, Episode 12 Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night 2011

First Aired: August 19, 2011

Valery Gergiev and the Vienna Philharmonic perform selections by Franz Lizst, Niccolo Paganini, Modest Mussorgsky and Johann Strauss II at Vienna's Schönbrunn Palace Gardens. Included: Liszt's "Les Preludes"; Paganini's Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, 1st Movement; Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition"; Strauss' Wiener Blut, Walzer, op. 354.

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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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