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...

Bernstein Conducts Haydn's Mass 'In Time of War'

Leonard Bernstein conducts the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in Haydn's Mass "In Time of War." Vocal soloists include Judith Blegen (soprano), Brigitte Fassbaender (contralto) and Hans Sotin (bass). Also featured: cellist Werner Thomas and organist Elmar Schloter.

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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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