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...

Solti Conducts Schubert (Symphonies No. 6 and No. 8)

Solti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in two Schubert symphonies. The Sixth, called the "Little C Major," is an airy, chamber-like work in which the wind section figures prominently. The Eighth, or "Unfinished," is a hauntingly poetic masterpiece that comprises only two movements, both marked by a disquieting mood of melancholy.

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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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