concerts

Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden

Christina Ha Interviews Michael Bublé

Grammy-winning singing sensation Michael Bublé comes to Great Performances this week (Thursday, 10pm) for an unforgettable Madison Square Garden concert. Bublé sat down with WNET.ORG’s SundayArts host Christina Ha to discuss his music and the importance of Public Television. In the first clip, Bublé talks about his recent Grammy win, his long, but solid path […]

Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden

Bublé’s Grammy Win

Multi-Grammy-winning phenomenon Michael Bublé returns to public television in Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden, a musical concert that captures the star in a trademark, high-octane performance. Recorded at New York City’s famed arena, this program’s highlights include a show-stopping collection of Bublé’s hits (not included on the DVD release) such as Sway, Save the […]

Creating the Concert

In this short video, Sting explains his creative process in choosing songs for “A Winter’s Night…,” the process of recording one of his quietest albums with the largest band he’s ever worked with, and the experience of performing live in the Durham Cathedral. In between the conversation with Sting, also see excerpts from the concert […]

In Conversation With Sting

By Jennifer Melick. Originally published for WNET.org’s SundayArts blog. I’ve been obsessively listening to “The Hounds of Winter,” one of the tracks on “If on a Winter’s Night,” Sting’s latest CD, a winter-themed album. The song isn’t new—it first came out more than a decade ago on Sting’s Mercury Falling—but it’s a superb new arrangement […]

Pete Seeger’s 90th Birthday Celebration from Madison Square Garden

“We Shall Overcome”

A well rounded ensemble of musicians featuring many of Seeger’s friends sing a moving round of “We Shall Overcome” on the stage of Madison Square Garden for his landmark birthday concert. More performances: Seeger and Friends Perform “This Land Is Your Land” The Happy Birthday Song Joan Baez Performs “Where Have All the Flowers Gone”

Pete Seeger’s 90th Birthday Celebration from Madison Square Garden

Seeger and Friends Perform “This Land Is Your Land”

Pete Seeger and friends perform the classic “This Land Is Your Land” together on stage at Madison Square Garden for Pete Seeger’s 90th Birthday Celebration. More performances: “We Shall Overcome” The Happy Birthday Song Joan Baez Performs “Where Have All the Flowers Gone”

Pete Seeger’s 90th Birthday Celebration from Madison Square Garden

The Happy Birthday Song

Seeger’s family, friends, fans, supporters, and the musicians influenced by his music sing “Happy Birthday” for Pete Seeger’s landmark 90th birthday. More performances: “We Shall Overcome” Seeger and Friends Perform “This Land Is Your Land” Joan Baez Performs “Where Have All the Flowers Gone”

Pete Seeger’s 90th Birthday Celebration from Madison Square Garden

Joan Baez Performs “Where Have All the Flowers Gone”

In this video, watch Joan Baez perform her rendition of Seeger’s classic “Where Have All the Flowers Gone” for the crowd at Pete Seeger’s 90th Birthday Celebration at Madison Square Garden. More performances: “We Shall Overcome” Dave Matthews Performs “Rye Whiskey” Seeger and Friends Perform “This Land Is Your Land” The Happy Birthday Song

Chess in Concert

Preview of Chess in Concert

Wicked’s Idina Menzel and Rent’s Adam Pascal join Great Performances favorite, internationally renowned vocalist Josh Groban in a spectacular London concert revival of Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ 1986 cult musical Chess, premiering Wednesday, June 17 at 9 p.m. (ET) on Great Performances (check local listings). Presented by THIRTEEN in 5.1 digital surround sound on […]