Von Karajan: Beethoven's Fifth
Herbert von Karajan, once called "the most powerful musician in Europe," conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in a performance of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony. Also: Von Karajan plays the harpsichord in a rendition of Bach's Suite No. 2 in B Minor.
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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)