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Great Performances

PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues.

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Fri., September 30, 2016
10:30 pm
(60 minutes)

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016  

Conductor Semyon Bychkov leads the Vienna Philharmonic in its traditional open-air concert at Austria's Schönbrunn Palace Gardens; the soloists are French piano duo (and sisters) Katia and Marielle Labèque. Selections include "Farandole" from George Bizet's "L'Arlésienne"; Francis Poulenc's 1932 Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in D Minor; Ravel's "Bolero"; Offenbach's "Infernal Galop"; and Johann Strauss II's "Wiener Blut" waltz.

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Fri., September 30, 2016
10:30 pm
(60 minutes)

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016  

Conductor Semyon Bychkov leads the Vienna Philharmonic in its traditional open-air concert at Austria's Schönbrunn Palace Gardens; the soloists are French piano duo (and sisters) Katia and Marielle Labèque. Selections include "Farandole" from George Bizet's "L'Arlésienne"; Francis Poulenc's 1932 Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in D Minor; Ravel's "Bolero"; Offenbach's "Infernal Galop"; and Johann Strauss II's "Wiener Blut" waltz.

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Sun., October 2, 2016
4:30 am
(60 minutes)

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016  

Conductor Semyon Bychkov leads the Vienna Philharmonic in its traditional open-air concert at Austria's Schönbrunn Palace Gardens; the soloists are French piano duo (and sisters) Katia and Marielle Labèque. Selections include "Farandole" from George Bizet's "L'Arlésienne"; Francis Poulenc's 1932 Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in D Minor; Ravel's "Bolero"; Offenbach's "Infernal Galop"; and Johann Strauss II's "Wiener Blut" waltz.

WETA TV 26 Logo

Sun., October 2, 2016
4:30 am
(60 minutes)

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016  

Conductor Semyon Bychkov leads the Vienna Philharmonic in its traditional open-air concert at Austria's Schönbrunn Palace Gardens; the soloists are French piano duo (and sisters) Katia and Marielle Labèque. Selections include "Farandole" from George Bizet's "L'Arlésienne"; Francis Poulenc's 1932 Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in D Minor; Ravel's "Bolero"; Offenbach's "Infernal Galop"; and Johann Strauss II's "Wiener Blut" waltz.

Full Episodes

Bryan Adams in Concert: Full Episode

Bryan Adams in Concert: Full Episode

Bryan Adams in Concert: Full Episode

Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ to Do

Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ to Do

A legend's career retrospective, with new interviews, performance footage, and more.

Dudamel Conducts LA Phil in John Williams Celebration - Full

Dudamel Conducts LA Phil in John Williams Celebration - Full

Composer John Williams is paid tribute at the LA Phil's gala opening night concert.

Driving Miss Daisy

Driving Miss Daisy

Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones and Boyd Gaines star in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

Clips

Semyon Bychkov conducts Farandole

Semyon Bychkov conducts Farandole

Semyon Bychkov conducts Farandole from L’Arlésienne, Suite No. 2

Infernal Galop

Infernal Galop

Semyon Bychkov conducts Infernal Galop from Orpheus in the Underworld

Manon Lescaut: "Donna non vidi mai" (Alagna)

Manon Lescaut: "Donna non vidi mai" (Alagna)

Roberto Alagna sings an excerpt from des Grieux's aria.

Manon Lescaut: "Ah vieni! Colle tue braccia"

Manon Lescaut: "Ah vieni! Colle tue braccia"

Kristine Opolais and Roberto Alagna perform an excerpt from the Act II duet.

Previews

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses - Preview

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses - Preview

he Wars of the Roses will continue the epic saga with three more lavish film adaptations.

Hamilton's America: Official Trailer

Hamilton's America: Official Trailer

The documentary film that shows how Lin-Manuel Miranda brought Hamilton to life.