Great Performances - Season 22

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Episode Guide

  • El Gato Montes
    El Gato Montes
    Episode 18
    10/5/94
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    Manuel Penella's 1916 opera is sung in Spanish with English subtitles. Performed at the Los Angeles Music Center.
  • La Bohéme
    La Bohéme
    Episode 15
    4/8/94
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    Puccini's heart-rending love story tells of poor young bohemians who draw strength from each other, and the poet Rodolfo's love for the young seamstress, Mimì.
  • Carnegie Hall Salutes the Jazz Masters
    Jazz performers of today pay tribute to those who have gone before them in this concert at New York's Carnegie Hall.
  • The Songs of Six Families
    4/1/94
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    From mariachi performers in Arizona to Eskimo Wolf Dancers in Alaska, "The Songs of Six Families" highlights six diverse cultures found in the USA.
  • Quartet
    Quartet
    Episode 12
    3/23/94
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    The quartet is explored in various genres, including Rock, Gospel, Jazz and a Barbershop Quartet.
  • Vladimir Horowitz: A Reminiscence
    3/11/94
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    A profile of legendary pianist Vladimir Horowitz, including performance clips, commentary by his wife, and home movies.
  • Jerry Herman's Broadway at the Bowl!
    3/4/94
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    An all-star cast pays tribute to composer Jerry Herman in a concert at the Hollywood Bowl. The legendary Tony and GRAMMY Award-winning composer/lyricist is best known for such Broadway hits as Hello, Dolly!, Mame, and La Cage aux Folles.
  • Turandot
    Turandot
    Episode 9
    1/1/94
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    The San Francisco Opera presents Puccini's Turandot. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.
  • Leonard Bernstein: The Gift of Music
    12/29/93
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    Composer Leonard Bernstein's life is celebrated through performance clips from film and television.
  • On the Town in Concert
    12/22/93
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    A concert version of the 1944 musical by Leonard Bernstein.
  • Pete Townshend's PsychoDerelict
    12/1/93
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    Pete Townshend and his band perform music from his musical play, PsychoDerelict, about an aging rock star in the 1960s. Performed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
  • Passing the Baton
    Passing the Baton
    Episode 5
    10/20/93
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    Documentary of the Chicago Symphony as it changes directors from Georg Solti to Daniel Barenboim. Narrated by Eugenia Zukerman.
  • The Sorceress
    The Sorceress
    Episode 4
    10/8/93
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    The tale of The Sorceress is told using selections from Handel and ballet.
  • The Maestros of Philadelphia
    9/22/93
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    The last four musical directors of the Philadelphia Orchestra are highlighted.