The Art of Singing: Golden Voices, Silver Screen (#2311)
From Caruso to Callas, GREAT PERFORMANCES explores the rich film legacy of opera's greatest stars in "The Art of Singing: Golden Voices, Silver Screen." A highlight of GREAT PERFORMANCES' 25th anniversary season, the two-hour special, hosted by celebrated American baritone Thomas Hampson, offers a remarkable evening of rarely seen treasures. Among the nuggets: newly remastered footage of Met favorite Beniamino Gigli in a 1927 "Cavalleria Rusticana"; Rosa Ponselle's MGM screen test, long considered lost, for a never-filmed "Carmen"; and Maria Callas in her now legendary Lisbon "La Traviata. [116 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
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- 260 episodes
- Average Episode Length
- 97 minutes
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Series Description: GREAT PERFORMANCES, the longest-running performing arts anthology on television, continues to feature the best in the performing arts.
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