Great Performances

Mark Morris Dance Group: L'Allegro

Passport Season 42 Episode 11 | 1h 39m 43s Video has closed captioning.

Choreographer Mark Morris’s signature work comes to television for the first time, hosted by Mikhail Baryshnikov. Morris garnered international fame for this piece, set to George Frideric Handel’s L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato with libretto based on John Milton's poetry. This performance of the Mark Morris Dance Group with live music was filmed at the Teatro Real in Madrid, Spain.

Aired: 03/27/15

Expires: 08/09/21

Rating: NR

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GREAT PERFORMANCES is made possible by The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation, the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Arts Fund, the Irene Diamond Fund, Rosalind P. Walter, the LuEsther T. …

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