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Great Performances, the longest-running performing arts anthology on television, continues to feature the best in the performing arts.

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Boston Symphony Orchestra: Andris Nelsons' Inaugural Concert #4006 [TV-G]
The start of Boston Symphony Orchestra music director Andris Nelsons' tenure features Latvian soprano Kristine Opolais and German tenor Jonas Kaufmann.

  • KET Friday, May 29 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Saturday, May 30 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Monday, June 1 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, June 3 at 8:00 pm EDT

Twilight: Los Angeles #3710 [TV-14]
In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Los Angeles riots, Anna Deavere Smith stars in a one-woman/multi-voiced production about the 1991 Rodney King beating, the violent aftermath of the 1992 verdict, and the lasting impact of the LA riots on America's conscience.

  • KET2 Saturday, June 13 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Monday, June 15 at 3:00 am EDT
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   Great Performances: A Celebration includes interviews with major performers, highlights of past seasons, and profiles of prominent artists. 256 pages, softcover, with more than 200 photographs.
   (800) 336-1917
   P.O. Box 2284
   South Burlington, VT 05407

   Price available upon request.
   selected titles only; call for availability
   (800) 336-1917
   P.O. Box 2284
   South Burlington, VT 05407

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KET's broadcast of Great Performances is made possible in part by:

  • SKYPAC - Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center
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