Enjoy an all-star concert honoring Neil Diamond, Tina Turner, Queen, film composer John Williams, New Orleans funk band The Meters and other recipients of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement, Trustee and Music Educator awards.
Premieres Friday, November 2 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) Streams Saturday, November 3 at pbs.org/gperf and on PBS apps Described as an extended symphonic tone poem, George Gershwin’s 1928 composition “An American in Paris” was commissioned by conductor Walter Damrosch and rapidly became one of his most famous compositions. The 1951 MGM film starring Gene Kelly was inspired […]
In honor of Tina Turner, Sheléa performs a medley of the GRAMMY honoree’s songs, including the showstopper, “Proud Mary.”
Fridays, November 2-23 on PBS Features U.S. broadcast premieres of the four-time Tony-winning stage adaptation of “An American in Paris The Musical,” the U.K. live production of “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music” and new documentaries about John Leguizamo’s Tony-nominated play “Latin History for Morons” and Broadway icon Harold Prince Great Performances presents more of […]
Watch Neil Diamond and Micky Dolenz meet for the first time as they perform Diamond’s song “I’m a Believer,” a number one hit for The Monkees in 1966.
Backstage at the GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends 2018®, we asked presenters who they consider their musical mentors.
Joyce DiDonato speaks about the set design and enchanting look of Laurent Pelly’s production, inspired by his childhood memories of the story.
Premieres Friday, October 5 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) Streams Saturday, October 6 on pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) honor this year’s selection of Lifetime Achievement Awards in the third annual Great Performances special. This year’s all-star concert honors Neil Diamond, Tina Turner, Queen, The Meters, Hal Blaine, Emmylou Harris, […]
Cendrillon is the story we know in America as Cinderella. Opera star Joyce DiDonato explains why this classic tale continues to resonate with audiences and unique aspects of the story in Massenet’s opera.
Enjoy the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic’s annual open-air concert from Austria’s Imperial Schönbrunn Palace, featuring conductor Valery Gergiev and internationally acclaimed soprano Anna Netrebko as a guest soloist.