Great Performances - Season 12

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Episode Guide

  • Choreographer's Notebook: Stravinsky Piano Ballets by Peter Martins
    A Dance in America presentation, The New York City Ballet performs four dances choreographed by Peter Martins, set to the music of Igor Stravinsky.
  • La Cenerentola
    La Cenerentola
    Episode 11
    2/6/84
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    Rossini's comic opera, an Italian version of Cinderella, directed and designed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle. Includes a look at Milan's La Scala Opera House.
  • The Magic Flute (1984)
    1/9/84
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    Mozart's fairy-tale opera is performed, accompanied by the Vienna Philharmonic conducted by American conductor James Levinein. This performance was taped at the 1982 Salzburg Festival.
  • Callas: An International Celebration
    12/11/83
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    Four renowned opera companies remember Maria Callas on what would have been her 60th birthday. La Scala of Milan, the Paris Opera, the Royal Opera in London and the Lyric Opera of Chicago each perform. Film clips of Callas's performances are also included.
  • Alice in Wonderland
    10/3/83
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    Lewis Carroll's beloved book, brought to the stage in a Broadway revival, is taped and edited for Great Performances.