'The Ring' for Television
A backstage look at the 1980-81 videotaping of Wagner's "The Ring of the Nibelung," at Germany's Bayreuth Festspielhaus. Interviewed: soprano Gwyneth Jones; conductor Pierre Boulez; stage director Patrice Chereau; bass Donald McIntyre; video director Brian Large; and Friedelind Wagner, the composer's granddaughter.
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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)