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Great Performances

Series Summary
The performing arts anthology series brings best from the worlds of music and dance into viewers' living rooms. From classical music and opera to ballet and musical theater, cameras capture the stage performances of some of the best artists in the world.

Air Dates: 1972 - 2013

Genres: Anthology, Music, Dance, Drama

Network: PBS

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Season 41, Ep. 14 : Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 Aug 28, 2015

The Vienna Philharmonic presents an open-air concert from Austria's Imperial Schönbrunn Palace featuring solo pianist Rudolf Buchbinder.

  • Season 41, Ep. 13 : Dudamel Conducts a John Williams Celebration With the LA Phil Jul 24, 2015

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    Composer John Williams reunites with violinist Itzhak Perlman in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's celebration of Williams' achievements; host Natalie Portman.

  • Season 41, Ep. 12 : Driving Miss Daisy Jul 17, 2015

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    Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones strike up a friendship in this story of a woman and her chauffeur.

  • Season 41, Ep. 11 : Boston Symphony Orchestra: Andris Nelsons Inaugural Concert May 29, 2015

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    Celebrating the start of Andris Nelsons' tenure as the 15th music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra with Latvian soprano Kristine Opolais and German tenor Jonas Kaufmann.

  • Season 41, Ep. 10 : Annie Lennox: Nostalgia Live in Concert Apr 3, 2015

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    Singer Annie Lennox performs songs from her album "Nostalgia," including "Summertime," "Georgia on My Mind" and "God Bless the Child."

  • Season 41, Ep. 9 : Mark Morris Dance Group: L'Allegro, Il Penseroso ed il Moderato Mar 27, 2015

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    Choreographer Mark Morris' 1988 dance piece set to Handel's "L'Allegro il Penseroso ed il Moderato."

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