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 42, Episode 2 Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014

First Aired: August 22, 2014

Conductor Christoph Eschenbach leads the Vienna Philharmonic in its traditional open-air concert at Austria's Schönbrunn Palace Gardens. Pianist Lang Lang is featured on Richard Strauss' "Burleske" and Mozart's "Turkish March." Other selections include "Mazeppa" by Franz Liszt; the "Benvenuto Cellini" overture by Hector Berlioz; "Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks" by Richard Strauss; and the "Wiener Blut" waltz and "Furioso-Polka" by Johann Strauss II.

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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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