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Season 40, Episode 11 Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2013

First Aired: August 2, 2013

Under the baton of Lorin Maazel, the Vienna Philharmonic perform its traditional open-air concert at Austria's Schönbrunn Palace Gardens. The gala celebrates what would have been the 200th birthdays of Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner; and features tenor Michael Schade. Also: performances of Johann Strauss II's "Wiener Blut" waltz and "Long Live the Magyar!" quick polka.

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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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