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...

Two Duets

"Two Duets" spotlights the pas de deux. Mikhail Baryshnikov and Natalia Makarova perform in Jerome Robbins' "Other Dances," set to piano music by Chopin. Heather Watts and Ib Andersen dance "Calcium Light Night," choreographed by Peter Martins to a series of pieces by Ives. The two choreographers also discuss the evolution of their ballets. Jerry Zimmerman is the pianist.

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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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