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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Rubinstein at 90

"Rubinstein at 90," a portrait of Arthur Rubinstein in recital and in conversation. Filmed in a 1975 concert with conductor Andre Previn and the London Symphony, Rubinstein performs Grieg's Concerto in A Minor and Saint-Saens' Concerto No. 2 in G Minor. Interspersed is Robert MacNeil's 1976 interview with Rubinstein, who comments on his reputation as an artist; the emotional intensity of his performances; his religious beliefs; avant-garde music; and composers he has known.

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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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