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...

The New Jersey Chamber Music Society and the Tokyo String Quartet

The Tokyo String Quartet joins the New Jersey Chamber Music Society in a concert featuring Mendelssohn's 1825 Octet in E Flat, which he composed at the age of 16. Also: Schubert's "Quartettsatz" and Puccini's "I Crisantemi." Taped in 1987.

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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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