Distinguished conductor Valery Gergiev leads the third annual Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert to be telecast on Great Performances, Friday, August 19, 2011 at 9:30 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). This year’s theme revolves around “Virtuoso Pictures,” as exemplified by the works of Franz Liszt, Niccolo Paganini, Modest Mussorgsky, and Johann Strauss. The concert […]
In support of the release of Dream with Me, Great Performances presents Jackie Evancho in a solo concert that fully reveals the complete range and depth of this spectacular young talent. Watch highlights from the solo concert debut of the 11-year-old girl with the extraordinary soprano voice.
On May 5, 2011, Carnegie Hall commemorated its 120th anniversary with an all-star gala concert featuring conductor Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic and special guests pianist Emanuel Ax, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Gil Shaham, and the four-time Tony Award-winning singer and actress Audra McDonald. Watch the full concert here on the Great Performances […]
Watch Jackie Evancho perform the aria “Nessun Dorma” from Giacomo Puccini’s opera Turandot for the GREAT PERFORMANCES Jackie Evancho: Dream with Me in Concert. The concert is telecast throughout June, 2011 on PBS stations (check local listings).
Watch clips from the performances in Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends airing for Great Performances this March on PBS. Foster’s high profile friends on this occasion include All-4-One, Martina McBride, Charice, Natalie Cole, Earth, Wind & Fire, America’s Got Talent sensation Jackie Evancho, Lara Fabian, Ne-Yo, Michael Bolton, pedal steel guitar virtuoso Robert Randolph, […]
The Grammy Award-winner’s return to Broadway last summer will air on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances Wednesday, March 2 at 9:30 p.m. ET.
Watch Broadway veterans Bernadette Peters and Mandy Patinkin perform “Move On” from Stephen Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park with George with the New York Philharmonic for Sondheim’s 80th birthday celebration. The two-hour concert, Sondheim! The Birthday Concert will air on PBS’s Great Performances Wednesday, November 24 at 9 p.m. (check local listings).
Composer, singer, actor, activist – Sting has won universal acclaim in all of these roles, but he defies easy labeling. He’s best described as an adventurer and risk-taker. As he himself has said, “I love to put myself in new situations. I’m not afraid to be a beginner.” Recorded on location at the magnificent Durham […]
Everyone’s favorite “Hitman” David Foster joins Great Performances superstar Andrea Bocelli for a new Christmas concert of holiday classics airing on Thanksgiving night. Showcasing Bocelli’s unmistakable soaring vocals are lush new arrangements infused with the distinctive Foster touch. The inspiring concert performance, recorded at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, also features special musical guests […]
by Jennifer Melick. Originally published for WNET.org’s SundayArts Blog. When Gustavo Dudamel’s in town, you go. So on Saturday night, I caught the opening concert of the Israel Philharmonic’s U.S. tour with Dudamel at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, just prior to his two Carnegie Hall concerts on November 16 and 17. […]