Great Performances

Birgit Nilsson: A League of Her Own

Preview: Season 46 Episode 20 | 30s | Video has closed captioning.

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.

Aired: 03/22/19

Rating: NR

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