Great Performances at the Met presents Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. Anna Netrebko stars as Tatiana, the naïve heroine of Tchaikovsky’s opera, with Peter Mattei as the title character who rejects her. Alexey Dolgov is Onegin’s friend-turned-rival, Lenski, with Elena Maximova as Tatiana’s sister, Olga, and Štefan Kocán as Prince Gremin. Robin Ticciati conducts. GP at the […]
Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2017 Comes to Great Performances With a Fairy Tale Theme And Special Guest Renée Fleming Friday, August 18 at 9PM on PBS Christoph Eschenbach returns for the second time to conduct a varied program of works from “Sleeping Beauty” to “Hansel and Gretel” to “Harry Potter” Led for the second time […]
Mozart’s Early Masterpiece Idomeneo Conducted by James Levine Comes to Great Performances at the Met Sunday, July 16 at 12PM on PBS Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts an extraordinary ensemble in Idomeneo, Mozart’s early masterpiece of love and vengeance following the Trojan War on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, July 16 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, […]
Landmarks Live in Concert Hosted by Chad Smith from the Red Hot Chili Peppers Returns to Great Performances with Andrea Bocelli Friday, June 30 at 10PM on PBS The international superstar performs at Florence’s historic Palazzo Vecchio. Andrea Bocelli – Landmarks Live in Concert – A Great Performances Special continues the new Landmarks arts strand […]
Simon Keenlyside Stars as Don Giovanni – Conducted by Fabio Luisi – On Great Performances at the Met Sunday, February 19 at 12PM on PBS (Check local listings) Charismatic baritone Simon Keenlyside stars as the title character in Don Giovanni, bringing his acclaimed interpretation of the role to THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met for the […]
Great Performances at The Met returns to PBS for its eleventh season in 2017, delighting audiences with 10 productions featuring the world’s leading stars of opera. PBS is excited to highlight two of these operas – Romeo et Juliette and La Traviata – with primetime broadcasts. The season opened with The Met’s new production of Wagner’s Tristan […]
Jonathan Kent’s award-winning production of the classic musical Gypsy – a record-breaking sellout during its acclaimed London run – comes to THIRTEEN’s Great Performances, Friday, November 11 at 9 p.m. on PBS on the PBS Arts Fall Festival. (Check local listings.) The first London production to be seen for 40 years, the musical opened at […]
Elektra, Richard Strauss’s blazing tragedy about an ancient Greek princess hell-bent on revenge, comes to THIRTEEN’S Great Performances at the Met. The opera, the final opera production by the legendary directorPatrice Chéreau who died in 2013, airs Sunday, September 18 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the […]
In collaboration with The Recording Academy, Great Performances presents “GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends™,” a special all-star concert offering a primetime spotlight for The Academy’s 2016 Special Merit Awards recipients. The celebration and tribute concert features rare performances by honorees and never-before-seen renditions by those they’ve inspired.
Kristine Opolais brings her heartbreaking interpretation of the title role to the series for the first time. Roberto Alagna sings Lieutenant Pinkerton, the callous officer who crushes Butterfly’s dreams of love. Debuting conductor Karel Mark Chichon leads a cast that includes Maria Zifchak as Suzuki and Dwayne Croft as Sharpless.