From Vienna – The New Year’s Celebration 2017

Julie Andrews Returns as Host of From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2017, Conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, and On THIRTEEN’s Great Performances Sunday, January 1 at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. ET on PBS The Vienna Philharmonic and soloists of the Vienna State Ballet return for the beloved annual tradition against the joyful backdrop of the scenic city

Premiered January 1, 2017

Andrea Bocelli – Landmarks Live in Concert

Andrea Bocelli - Landmarks Live in Concert - A Great Performances Special continues the new Landmarks arts strand on Friday, June 30 at 10 p.m. on PBS (Check local listings.) Landmarks Live in Concert special features an artist or band performing at a legendary destination of personal significance. The series is hosted by, Chad Smith, the drummer for the Red Hot Chili Peppers who conducts one-on-one interviews with the artists exploring their favorite locations around each Landmark.

Premieres June 30, 2017 at 10PM

GP at the Met: Rusalka

Kristine Opolais stars in her first Met performances of her breakthrough role, the title character in Antonin Dvořák's Rusalka, in a critically acclaimed new staging, directed by Mary Zimmerman and conducted by Mark Elder, on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, June 18 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the opera at 12:30 p.m.)  

Premiered June 18, 2017

GP at the Met: Nabucco

The legendary Plácido Domingo brings another new baritone role to the Met as the title king in Nabucco, under the baton of his longtime collaborator James Levine on Great Performances at the Met. Liudmyla Monastyrska is Abigaille, the warrior woman determined to rule empires, and Jamie Barton is the heroic Fenena. Russell Thomas is Ismaele, nephew to the King of Jerusalem and Dmitry Belosselskiy is the stentorian voice of the oppressed Hebrew people.  

Premiered May 7, 2017

Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars with the LA Phil

Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars with the LA Phil At the Hollywood Bowl on Great Performances Friday, March 31 at 9 p.m. on PBS. Works by Astor Piazzolla, Alberto Ginastera, and Lalo Schifrin highlight an all-Latin program.Gustavo Dudamel accents the colors, rhythms, and passion of music by leading composers from Argentina in this invigorating evening under the stars on Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars with the LA Phil— recorded at the Hollywood Bowl in August. The program premieres Friday, March 31 at 9PM on PBS. (Check local listings.)

Premiered March 30, 2017