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Web site: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/

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

TV Schedule

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

Annie Lennox: Nostalgia Live In Concert #3914 [TV-PG]
Music superstar Annie Lennox pays tribute to some of the greatest artists of the 20th century. She performs songs from her album, Nostalgia, including "Summertime," "Strange Fruit," "God Bless the Child," and more.

  • KET2 Saturday, July 11 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET Saturday, July 11 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Monday, July 13 at 3:00 am EDT

Driving Miss Daisy #4007 [TV-PG]
An unlikely friendship evolves between a well-to-do Jewish matron and her African-American chauffeur. Angela Landsbury and James Earl Jones star.

  • KET Friday, July 17 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Saturday, July 18 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, July 19 at 2:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Monday, July 20 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, July 22 at 8:00 pm EDT

Dudamel Conducts a John Williams Celebration with the LA Phil #4101 [TV-G]
The Los Angeles Philharmonic's gala celebration features noted John Williams compositions, including themes from Schindler's List. Violinist Itzhak Perlman performs.

  • KET Friday, July 24 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Saturday, July 25 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, July 26 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Monday, July 27 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, July 29 at 8:00 pm EDT
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Links

Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/

Products

BOOK:
   $24.95
   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.
   WNET
   (800) 336-1917
   P.O. Box 2284
   South Burlington, VT 05407

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

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