Great Performances at the Met concludes the season with a stunning production of Massenet's Cendrillon, starring Joyce DiDonato and Alice Coote. Premieres Sunday, September 9 at 12pm | 11c on PBS (check local listings.)
With this new special, Great Performances puts the spotlight on Botti and his band, capturing one of today’s leading jazz trumpeters at his peak. Great Performances: The Chris Botti Band In Concert premieres nationwide beginning August 18 on PBS (check local listings).
Led by guest conductor Valery Gergiev, the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic returns for its 15th open-air concert, with the Baroque gardens of Austria’s Imperial Schönbrunn Palace serving as the magnificent backdrop. The program features internationally acclaimed soprano Anna Netrebko as a special guest soloist and celebrates Italian operatic masters, with works by Rossini, Verdi and Puccini.
Season 12 of Great Performances at the Met continues Sunday, August 12 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) with Verdi’s classic Luisa Miller, starring Sonya Yoncheva in the title role and Piotr Beczała as Rodolfo, with Plácido Domingo as Luisa’s father, Miller.
A star-studded array of vocal talent with deep ties to Chicago gathers on stage at Lyric Opera to pay tribute to the city’s wide-reaching influence across blues, jazz, rock, folk, hip-hop, gospel, opera and classical music in Great Performances: Chicago Voices, premiering nationwide Friday, August 10 at 10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and streaming the following day on pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps.
Season 12 of Great Performances at the Met continues Sunday, July 29 on PBS (check local listings) with Mozart’s comedy of the sexes Così fan tutte, starring Tony Award-winner Kelli O’Hara as the manipulative Despina and Christopher Maltman as mastermind Don Alfonso. Amanda Majeski, Serena Malfi, Ben Bliss and Adam Plachetka round out the cast.