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The Queen's Jubilee Gala: Live From Buckingham Palace (#2708)

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation, the historic staterooms and gardens of Buckingham Palace will be opened to the public for a series of spectacular celebratory concerts. With ceremonies and pageants taking place across the land, GREAT PERFORMANCES will have its cameras ready for a live broadcast of the opening day festivities from Her Majesty the Queen's Golden Jubilee Weekend. Featuring a host of England's most celebrated performing artists and ensembles, the afternoon's repertoire will be drawn from centuries of British music - from classics by Purcell, Handel, Elgar and Britten to popular favorites by Gilbert and Sullivan, Noel Coward and Andrew Lloyd Webber. [114 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Grade Levels
10-12+
Curricular Areas
The Arts
Series Length
249 episodes
Average Episode Length
97 minutes
Record Rights
Sch/until 3/24/16; ncc; simul. ;7-day cached rights
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