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Miami City Ballet's Edward Villella

Miami City Ballet's Edward Villella

Edward Villella explains his ballet training as a child, dancing for Balanchine at the New York City Ballet for 18 years, and the artistic philosophy behind his work as Artistic Director of Miami City Ballet. See his dance company in Great Performances: Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine & Tharp airing Friday October 28 at 9 p.m. (check local listings).
Clip Length 06:47 Premiere: 10.27.11

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Great Performances

About Great Performances

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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Beethoven in Beijing

The impact of the Philadelphia Orchestra's historic 1973 trip to China offers a story of cultural reversals and a glimpse into the future of classical music.

  • Sunday April 18, 2021 12:30 am ET on KET
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  • Wednesday April 21, 2021 2:00 am CT on KET2

Romeo and Juliet

Experience a contemporary rendering of Shakespeare's romantic tragedy from the National Theatre. Josh O'Connor and Jessie Buckley star.

  • Friday April 23, 2021 9:00 pm ET on KET
  • Friday April 23, 2021 8:00 pm CT on KET
  • Sunday April 25, 2021 12:30 am ET on KET
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Uncle Vanya

Experience Anton Chekov's masterpiece in this adaptation by Conor McPherson starring Toby Jones and Richard Armitage.

  • Friday May 7, 2021 9:00 pm ET on KET
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The Arts Interrupted

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Beethoven in Beijing

  • Friday April 16, 2021 9:00 pm ET on KET
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Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine

  • Sunday April 4, 2021 2:00 am ET on KET2
  • Sunday April 4, 2021 1:00 am CT on KET2
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Season Episodes

Beethoven in Beijing

S48 E16 Length 1:23:37 Premiere Date 4.16.21

Movies for Grownups® Awards 2021 with AARP The Magazine

S48 E14 Length 53:50 Premiere Date 3.28.21

The Magic of Horowitz

S48 E12 Length 53:55 Premiere Date 1.22.21

The Magic of Callas

S48 E11 Length 54:40 Premiere Date 1.15.21

Lea Salonga in Concert

S48 E9 Length 55:25 Premiere Date 11.27.20

Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles

S48 E7 Length 1:23:25 Premiere Date 11.13.20

GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends® 2020

S48 E5 Length 1:54:43 Premiere Date 10.16.20

Now Hear This “Becoming Mozart”

S48 E4 Length 54:05 Premiere Date 10.2.20

Now Hear This “The Schubert Generation”

S48 E3 Length 53:40 Premiere Date 9.25.20

Now Hear This “Haydn: King of Strings”

S48 E2 Length 53:37 Premiere Date 9.18.20

Romeo and Juliet

S48 E1 Length 1:35:04 Premiere Date 9.11.20

In Memoriam: Diahann Carroll

Clip Length 01:07 Premiere Date 10.4.19

Broadway's Best 2019

Preview Length 00:26 Premiere Date 11.1.19

Improvisations, Movement #3

Clip Length 04:26 Premiere Date 3.23.10

A Ballet in Sneakers: Jerome Robbins and Opus Jazz

Clip Length 09:48 Premiere Date 4.13.10

Interview with Patrick Stewart

Clip Length 03:16 Premiere Date 4.14.10

Harry Connick, Jr. About being on Great Performances

Clip Length 01:30 Premiere Date 2.24.11

Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine and Tharp

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 10.27.11

Miami City Ballet's Edward Villella

Clip Length 06:47 Premiere Date 10.27.11

PBS Arts from New York: Andrea Bocelli Live in Central...

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 12.2.11

Interview with The Sea Witch

Clip Length 03:14 Premiere Date 12.15.11

Interview with The Poet

Clip Length 03:43 Premiere Date 12.15.11

Interview with John Neumeier

Clip Length 04:15 Premiere Date 12.15.11

Interview with The Princess

Clip Length 03:08 Premiere Date 12.15.11

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