Salvatore Licitra (1968-2011)

GREAT PERFORMANCES mourns the passing of Italian tenor Salvatore Licitra who has died at the age of 43 as a result of injuries sustained in a motor-scooter accident in Sicily. Licitra’s unexpected Met debut in 2002, when he subbed for the ailing Luciano Pavarotti, made headlines.

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor (1932-2011) GREAT PERFORMANCES mourns the passing of the two-time Oscar-winning Hollywood legend and passionate AIDS research advocate Elizabeth Taylor. Her life and career were celebrated by GP in the 2001 profile, “Elizabeth Taylor: England’s Other Elizabeth.” The hour featured interviews with Shirley MacLaine, Rod Steiger, Angela Lansbury; and Taylor herself illustrated with extensive […]