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...

Aida (from the Houston Grand Opera)

First Aired: September 30, 1987

The Houston Grand Opera's production of Verdi's 1871 "Aida." Sung in Italian, the work is set in ancient Egypt, where a palace-guard captain risks his life for a captive Ethiopian princess (soprano Mirella Freni). Amneris: Stefania Toczyska. Amonasro: Ingvar Wixell. Ramfis: Nicolai Ghiaurov.

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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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