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...

Wagner's Ring: Die Walküre, Acts II and III

"Die Walkure" concludes (as well as Wagner's epic "Ring" cycle) with Brunnhilde overseeing the death of Siegmund (Peter Hofmann). Sieglinde: Jeannine Altmeyer. Wotan: Donald McIntyre. Frick a: Hanna Schwarz. Hunding: Matti Salminen. Pierre Boulez conducts. English subtitles.

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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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