Friday, March 27, 2015

L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato on PBS

9:00pm - 11:00pm

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"There's never been such a good reason to stay home on a Friday night." - Gia Kourlas for The New York Times
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Twenty-six years after its premiere, L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato  makes its Great Performances debut. Set to Handel’s baroque classic, Morris’ thrilling masterwork showcases a colorful array of dancers moving in ecstatic joy. The spellbinding concert-length dance features the Mark Morris Dance Group accompanied live by the Teatro Real Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Jane Glover and features soloists Sarah-Jane Brandon, Elizabeth Watts, James Gilchrist and Andrew Foster-Williams.

A production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET, Teatro Real, Bel Air Media and the Mark Morris Dance Group in association with TVE, Mark Morris Dance Group: L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato is directed for television by Vincent Bataillon and produced by François Duplat, John Walker, and Joan Hershey. For Great Performances, Bill O’Donnell is series producer and David Horn is executive producer.


City Station Airtime City Station Airtime
New York THIRTEEN Fri. 3/27, 9pm ET
Sun. 3/29 12:30pm ET
Nashville WNPT Fri. 3/27, 8pm UTC
Baltimore MPT Fri. 3/27, 9pm ET Orlando WUCF Fri. 3/27, 9pm ET
Boston WGBH2
Fri. 3/27, 9pm ET
Sat. 3/28, 7pm ET
Philadelphia WHYY Fri. 3/27, 9pm ET
Charlotte WUNG Fri. 3/27, 9:30pm ET Phoenix KAET Fri. 3/27, 8pm MST
Chicago WTTW Fri. 3/27, 9pm CT Portland, Oregon KOPB Sun. 3/29, 12pm PT
Cleveland WVIZ Fri. 3/27, 9pm ET Raleigh-Durham WUNC Fri. 3/27, 9:30pm ET
Denver KRMA Fri. 3/27, 9pm UTC Sacramento KVIE Sun. 3/29, 12pm PT
Detroit WTVS Sun. 3/29, 3pm ET San Francisco / Bay Area KQED Mon. 3/30, 8pm PT (LIFE)
Houston KUHT Fri. 3/29, 9pm UTC Seattle KCTS Sat. 3/28, 11pm PT
Sun. 3/29, 12pm PT
Indianapolis WFYI Fri. 3/27, 9pm CT St. Louis KETC Sun. 3/29, 1:30pm CT
Los Angeles PBS SoCal Fri. 3/27, 9pm PT Tampa WEDU Fri. 3/27, 9pm ET
Miami WPBT Fri. 3/27, 9pm ET Washington, D.C. WETA Fri. 3/27, 9pm ET

For more times and airdates, check your local listings.

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