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...

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GP at the Met: Rusalka
00:30 — Ren e Fleming sings one of her signature roles, the title character in Dvo k's Rusalka, an opera about a water spirit's tragic romance with a prince. (more…)
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Alicia Keys - Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special(Season 44, Episode 7) PBS

Alicia Keys performs at various locations in New York City, including on a Circle Line boat tour of the harbor, in front of the Unisphere in Queens and at the Apollo Theater in Harlem.

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Alicia Keys - Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special(Season 44, Episode 7) PBS

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Andrea Bocelli - Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances SpecialNew PBS

The international superstar is joined by special guests and conductor Zubin Mehta in a once-in-a-lifetime concert at the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy. Also: host Chad Smith and Bocelli tour the tenor's Tuscan villa and the city of Florence.

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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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