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...

From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2000

First Aired: January 1, 2000

“From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration.” Riccardo Muti leads the Vienna Philharmonic in the 2000 edition of its holiday perennial, which features music of Johann Strauss. Included: “Wine, Women and Song,” “Persian March,” and the “Process” and “Eljen a Magyar” polkas. Also: the Vienna State Opera Ballet in sequences taped at Vienna's Kinsky Palace. Walter Cronkite is the TV host.

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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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