Great Performances

Birgit Nilsson: a League of Her Own

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Episode #4112 / Length: 1 hour, Length: 27 minutes

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

Scheduled Broadcast Times

  • Monday, March 25, 2019 at 3:00 AM ET / 2:00 am CT on WFSU