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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

Dudamel Conducts the Verdi Requiem at the Hollywood Bowl #4001 [TV-G]
Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic perform a concert of Verdi's towering Requiem Mass at the Hollywood Bowl.

  • KET Friday, August 1 at 9:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Saturday, August 2 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Monday, August 4 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, August 6 at 8:00 pm EDT

Sting: The Last Ship #3906 [TV-PG]
Sting performs music from the new musical The Last Ship, the story of the demise of the ship building industry in 1980s Newcastle.

  • KET2 Saturday, August 9 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Monday, August 11 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, August 12 at 3:00 am EDT

Magical Mystery Tour Revisited #3803 [TV-PG]
Chronicles the behind-the-scenes story on the making of the film and provides context for "the summer of love" era that set the scene for its production.

  • KET2 Wednesday, August 13 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET Sunday, August 17 at 1:00 am EDT

The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour #3804 [TV-PG]
The 1967 film is a showcase for six classic tracks including "I Am the Walrus," "The Fool on the Hill," and "Your Mother Should Know" and features John, Paul, George and Ringo as themselves. On the coach, they're joined for a series of episodic misadventures by a cast of eccentric characters.

  • KET2 Wednesday, August 13 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET Sunday, August 17 at 2:00 am EDT

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014 #3909 [TV-G]
The Vienna Philharmonic performs in the magnificent gardens of Austria's Imperial Schonbrunn Palace.

  • KET Friday, August 22 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Saturday, August 23 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Monday, August 25 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, August 27 at 8:00 pm EDT

Dukes of September #3814 [TV-G]
Donald Fagen of Steely Dan, Michael McDonald of The Doobie Brothers and Boz Scaggs join forces to form their own new super group The Dukes of September.

  • KET2 Wednesday, August 27 at 9:30 pm EDT
  • KET Sunday, August 31 at midnight EDT

Rejoice with Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot #3816 [TV-G]
Legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman and celebrated cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot perform liturgical and traditional works in new arrangements.

  • KET2 Friday, August 29 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Saturday, August 30 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Monday, September 1 at 5:00 am EDT

Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of Our National Anthem #4002 [TV-G]
A star-studded line-up of entertainers celebrate the 200th anniversary of the national anthem. The program also includes ceremonial activities at Fort McHenry, historical highlights, and a dramatic fireworks display.

  • KET Saturday, September 13 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, September 14 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, September 17 at 8:00 pm EDT

Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy #3806 [TV-PG]
Filmmaker Michael Kantor combines performance footage and interviews to highlight why Broadway is such fertile territory for Jewish artists.

  • KET2 Wednesday, September 24 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KET Thursday, September 25 at 3:00 am 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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