concerts

Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends

Seal and Donna Summer sing “Crazy”

In a clip from Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends, Donna Summer and Seal perform Seal’s hit single from 1991 off of his debut album, “Crazy,” with accompaniment by David Foster. Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends airs throughout March 2011 on PBS (check local listings).

Harry Connick Jr., In Concert on Broadway

“Nowhere with Love”

Watch a portion of Harry Connick Jr.’s performance of “Nowhere with Love” from GREAT PERFORMANCES Harry Connick Jr., In Concert on Broadway airing nationally March 2, 2011 at 9:30 p.m. (check local listings).

Harry Connick Jr., In Concert on Broadway

“Take Her to Mardi Gras”

Watch a portion of Harry Connick Jr.’s performance of “Take Her to Mardi Gras” from GREAT PERFORMANCES Harry Connick Jr., In Concert on Broadway airing nationally March 2, 2011 at 9:30 p.m. (check local listings).

Billy Joel: Live at Shea Stadium

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Shortly before the demolition of New York City’s Shea Stadium in July 2008, Billy Joel electrified audiences with two memorable concerts at the arena. Joel’s special guests included Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, and Sir Paul McCartney whose 1965 appearance there with the Beatles was so iconic. Hear those songs are performed in full in Billy Joel: Live at Shea Stadium in March on Great Performances.

Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends

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Maestro to the stars David Foster, who has collaborated with some of the greatest superstars in music, returns to THIRTEEN’s Great Performances series with several of his favorite artists for a magnificent night of music: Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends is scheduled to air this March 2011 on PBS (check local listings).

Celebración! Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil with Juan Diego Flórez

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THIRTEEN’s Great Performances spotlights the October 7 opening night concert of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Music Director Gustavo Dudamel featuring renowned Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Florez at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Actress Eva Mendes hosts the broadcast. The program will air Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings).

Sondheim! The Birthday Concert

Selections from the Concert

In a year chock full of star-studded 80th birthday tributes to legendary Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, the March 15-16 gala evenings with the New York Philharmonic at New York’s Lincoln Center stood tall. Watch selections from the concert including “Two Many Mornings,” “The Road You Didn’t Take,” “A Little Priest,” and “I’m Still […]

Preview the Concert

In a year chock full of star-studded 80th birthday tributes to legendary Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, the March 15–16 gala evenings with the New York Philharmonic at New York’s Lincoln Center stood tall.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Pierre Boulez Conducts Mahler’s 7th

Full Episode

Watch the full 90 minute concert of Boulez conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Mahler’s Symphony No. 7. Learn more about Pierre Boulez on the Deutsche Grammophon Web site.

Renée Fleming & Dmitri Hvorostovsky: A Musical Odyssey in St. Petersburg

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America’s favorite soprano, Renee Fleming, and Russia’s greatest living baritone, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, travel to St. Petersburg–the “Venice of the North”–where they perform great opera scenes in the magnificent palaces of the Czars in the former capital of Imperial Russia.