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Great Performances | Birgit Nilsson: A League of Her Own

Birgit Nilsson: A League of Her Own

Celebrate the life of Swedish soprano Birgit Nilsson, the face of opera in the late 1950s-70s. This new documentary showcases her greatest roles, including Elektra and The Ring Cycle, in rare footage, plus interviews with Plácido Domingo and more.

Premiere Date: March 22, 2019 | Runtime: 01:24:06GPB Passport

Season 47

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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.