Hamilton’s America

Hamilton in :60 The Politician

In 1783, Alexander Hamilton retired from the military and began his life as a politician. Hamilton contributed 51 of the 85 Federalist Papers, essays that are still used to interpret the U.S Constitution.

Hamilton’s America

Hamilton in :60 The Military Officer

Alexander Hamilton served as George Washington’s assistant during the Revolutionary War. Hamilton was unfulfilled in this role and requested a field position. Washington granted his request for the 1781 Battle of Yorktown. Read the transcript As the Revolutionary war raged on Washington looked for an assistant. He found young Alexander Hamilton, an artilleryman in New […]

Hamilton’s America

Hamilton in :60 The Immigrant

Being an immigrant was a part of Hamilton’s identity that he carried with him his entire life. Watch the first episode of Hamilton in :60 The Immigrant and learn more about Alexander Hamilton.

Hamilton’s America

“Yay, Hamlet!”: Shakespeare’s Influence on Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda, one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed playwrights of our era, calls his blockbuster hit musical Hamilton a “love letter to both hip-hop and musical theater.” While it’s well known that Miranda was strongly influenced by rap and hip-hop legends, he also drew inspiration from the original champion of storytelling through verse— William […]

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016

Full Episode

Led by guest conductor Semyon Bychkov for the very first time, the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonicreturns for its 13th open-air concert, with a program of French orchestral classics, in the magnificent gardens of Austria’s Imperial Schönbrunn Palace.  The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016 airs on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances, Friday, September 30 at 9 p.m. on […]

GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends™

Run-DMC Medley by Naughty By Nature

Naughty By Nature perform Trustees Award honoreeRun-DMC’s hits ”Beats to the Rhyme” and “Walk This Way.”

GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends™

Andy García Tribute to Celia Cruz

Paying tribute to three-time GRAMMY winner and four-time Latin GRAMMY® winner Celia Cruz — internationally known as the “Queen Of Salsa” — are Latin GRAMMY nominee Lucrecia and GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY winner Andy García, who will bring his Cuban musical group, Andy García And The CineSon All Stars, to the stage.

GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends™

Earth, Wind & Fire Medley

Six-time GRAMMY winners Earth, Wind & Fire, , one of the most important and innovative musical forces influencing music and popular culture across generations, perform ”Fantasy” and ”September.”