GP at the Met: Il Trovatore (2016)

Soprano Anna Netrebko appears in her Met role debut as Leonora, the tortured heroine who sacrifices her own life for the love of the Gypsy troubadour. Dmitri Hvorostovsky sings Count di Luna, Yonghoon Lee is Manrico in his Met role debut as the title character, Dolora Zajick sings her signature role of the gypsy Azucena, and Štefan Kocán is Ferrando. Marco Armiliato conducts Sir David McVicar’s Goya-inspired production.

Premiered January 22, 2016

From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2016

Julie Andrews hosts the annual New Year’s Day celebration with the Vienna Philharmonic. Maestro Mariss Jansons will conduct the popular concert of melodies by the Strauss Family and their contemporaries. The the Vienna Boys’ Choir and soloists of the Vienna State Ballet also perform. January 1 at 2:30 and 7:30 pm (check local listings).

Premiered January 1, 2016

Andrea Bocelli: Cinema

The superstar tenor celebrates some of the greatest celluloid songs and scores written by Italian and Hollywood composers. The concert special, filmed at Hollywood’s Dolby Theater, reunites Andrea Bocelli with legendary music producer David Foster. Hollywood luminaries John Travolta, Ryan O’Neal, Ali MacGraw, and Andy Garcia join Bocelli onstage to speak about the films from […]

Premiered November 27, 2015

Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ to Do

Broadway legend Chita Rivera has been lighting up Broadway and international stages for over 70 years. Anita in West Side Story, Rosie in Bye Bye Birdie, Velma in Chicago are just some of the iconic roles she created.

Premiered November 6, 2015
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Billy Elliot the Musical Live

Billy Elliot the Musical Live, the long-running hit both on Broadway and in London’s West End (where it is still playing), comes to THIRTEEN’s Great Performances. Recorded at the show’s West End home at the Victoria Palace Theatre, the show has been dazzling audiences in London since it opened in 2005.

Premiered October 23, 2015