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Great Performances: A John Williams Premiere at Tanglewood

Great Performances: A John Williams Premiere at Tanglewood

Experience a concert of works by legendary composer John Williams from Boston Symphony Orchestra’s summer home at Tanglewood including Williams’ new violin concerto performed by virtuoso Anne-Sophie Mutter and other works conducted by Andris Nelsons.
S49 E8 Length 1:24:55 Premiere: 11.12.21

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Great Performances brings the best in the performing arts from across America and around the world to a US television audience. It presents a diverse programming portfolio of classical music, opera, popular song, musical theater, dance, drama, and performance documentaries.

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Ring in the new year in Austria at the Musikverein with the Vienna Philharmonic and host Hugh Bonneville in this annual concert of waltzes by Strauss and more under the baton of guest conductor Daniel Barenboim.

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San Francisco Symphony Reopening Night - S46 E12

  • Thursday November 25, 2021 4:30 am ET on KET2
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A John Williams Premiere at Tanglewood - S46 E11

  • Thursday November 18, 2021 4:00 am ET on KET2
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Season 49 Episodes

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S49 E12 Length 1:14:18 Premiere Date 11.27.21

Coppelia

S49 E10 Length 1:16:45 Premiere Date 11.26.21

Great Performances: San Francisco Symphony Reopening Night

S49 E9 Length 1:22:25 Premiere Date 11.19.21

Great Performances: A John Williams Premiere at Tanglewood

S49 E8 Length 1:24:55 Premiere Date 11.12.21

Now Hear This: Beethoven's Ghost

S49 E6 Length 54:25 Premiere Date 10.29.21

The Red Shoes

S49 E3 Length 1:37:53 Premiere Date 9.17.21

Yannick – An Artist’s Journey

S49 E1 Length 1:49:42 Premiere Date 9.3.21

5 Fabulous Facts: John Williams

Clip Length 01:13 Premiere Date 11.12.21

Anne-Sophie Mutter Performs John Williams' Violin Concerto

Clip Length 01:57 Premiere Date 11.12.21

"Starburst" by Jessie Montgomery performed by BSO

Clip Length 02:14 Premiere Date 11.12.21

John Williams & Anne-Sophie Mutter Talk Composing and More

Clip Length 25:55 Premiere Date 11.12.21

A John Williams Premiere at Tanglewood Preview

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 11.12.21

A John Williams Premiere at Tanglewood Preview

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 11.12.21

In Memoriam: Diahann Carroll

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Broadway's Best 2019

Preview Length 00:26 Premiere Date 11.1.19

Improvisations, Movement #3

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A Ballet in Sneakers: Jerome Robbins and Opus Jazz

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Interview with Patrick Stewart

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Harry Connick, Jr. About being on Great Performances

Clip Length 01:30 Premiere Date 2.24.11

Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine and Tharp

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