Nilsson performed “Tosca” numerous times in her career. See rare footage of her with her 1968 co-star, Italian lyric tenor Gianni Raimondi, and hear Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo describe performing a matinee with her in 1969. Premieres Friday, March 22 at 9:00 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). Streams beginning March 23 pbs.org/gperf and PBS […]
Mark Antony addresses the crowd grieving for the death of Caesar and reads out his will to the people, inciting a riot. Great Performances: Julius Caesar premieres nationwide Friday, March 29 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and streams the following day on pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps.
See Michael Mayer’s richly textured production of Verdi’s classic opera, starring soprano Diana Damrau as the tragic heroine Violetta and Juan Diego Flórez as her hapless lover Alfredo. Met Opera music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts.
Celebrate the world-renowned tenor with a concert spotlighting his popular music and opera repertoire including the duet “Fall on Me” performed with his son Matteo along with songs from his new album “Si.”
Stars Brandi Carlile; Glen Hansard; Emmylou Harris; Norah Jones; Chaka Khan; Diana Krall; Kris Kristofferson; Los Lobos with La Marisoul, Cesar Castro and Xochi Flores; Graham Nash; Seal; James Taylor; and Rufus Wainwright perform Joni Mitchell’s hit “Big Yellow Taxi” celebrating her 75th birthday celebration.
Elīna Garanča sings Dalila’s Act II aria in which she attempts to seduce Samson into revealing the secret of his strength.
Andrea Bocelli and his son Matteo perform “Fall on Me” Live in the Italian coastal town of Porto Venere.
Watch as German operatic tenor Jonas Kaufmann explains why Birgit Nilsson was “an unbelievable force of nature” while English-Italian conductor Antonio Pappano breaks down her 1969 performance of “Turandot.” Premieres Friday, March 22 at 9:00 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). Streams beginning March 23 pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps.
Hosted by Tony Award-winning actor and comedian Martin Short, Great Performances – Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP The Magazine premiered nationwide Friday, February 15 at 9 p.m. on PBS and is now available to stream on pbs.org/moviesforgrownups and PBS apps. Get an inside look at some of the award winners at this star-studded event.
The AARP Movies for Grownups multimedia franchise was established in 2002 to celebrate and encourage filmmaking with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind—and recognize the inspiring artists who make them.