Great Performances

  • 1972
  • 19 Seasons
  • 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...

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Mon Sep 23 5:00am
Vivaldi: Something Completely Different(Season 47, Episode 11) PBS

Explore northern Italy with host Scott Yoo and discover how Vivaldi's masterwork "The Four Seasons" merged religious melodies, opera and virtuosic violin-playing to create a new era of music.

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The Riddle of Bach(Season 47, Episode 12) PBS

Travel to Germany and France to explore Bach's sonatas and partitas for solo violin. Host Scott Yoo and his wife, leading flutist Alice Dade, discover a melodic similarity with Vivaldi and a riddle hidden in Bach's portrait.

Sat Sep 28 1:00am
The Riddle of Bach(Season 47, Episode 12) PBS

Travel to Germany and France to explore Bach's sonatas and partitas for solo violin. Host Scott Yoo and his wife, leading flutist Alice Dade, discover a melodic similarity with Vivaldi and a riddle hidden in Bach's portrait.

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