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...

Carnegie Hall Opening Night 2000

First Aired: October 12, 2000

“Carnegie Hall Opening Night 2000” begins the series' 28th season with a concert feauturing Christoph von Dohnanyi conducting the Cleveland Orchestra and pianist Maurizio Pollini in music by Schumann and Brahms. The program consists of Schumann's Symphony No. 2 in C Major, Op. 61, and Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 83. Taped in Manhattan on Oct. 3.

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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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