Music

Legendary Broadway performer Chita Rivera sings her favorite songs in Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ to Do; Andrea Bocelli sings songs from his album Cinema, and Season 10 of Great Performances at the Met begins with Verdi’s Il Trovatore, starring Anna Netrebko.

From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration

THIRTEEN’s GREAT PERFORMANCES continues the cherished tradition of ringing in the new year with the Vienna Philharmonic at the opulent Musikverein, under the baton of Italian conductor and Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director Riccardo Muti, featuring favorite Strauss Family waltzes accompanied by the dancing of the Vienna State Ballet. This year’s program welcomes new host Hugh […]

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The Moody Blues: Days Of Future Passed Live

GREAT PERFORMANCES captures The Moody Blues in performance at Toronto’s Sony Centre during their 2017 “Days of Future Passed” tour. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of their landmark album, The Moody Blues took to the road to perform the entire LP live. The concert special showcases the band in performance for the first time with a full […]

Premiered November 25, 2017
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Hitman: David Foster & Friends

Premieres nationwide beginning November 25 on PBS (check local listings)   A chart-topping songwriter, producer, and maestro to the stars, David Foster has generated some of the biggest hits in popular music, and collaborated with a veritable “Who’s Who” of superstars in a career spanning more than three decades.  In this special encore presentation, Foster’s remarkable achievements—including 14 […]

Premiered November 25, 2017
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GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends 2017™

This year’s distinguished honorees at the GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends™ are Thom Bell, Nina Simone, The Velvet Underground, Jimmie Rodgers, Ralph S. Peer, Shirley Caesar, Ahmad Jamal, Mo Ostin, Charley Pride and Sly Stone. Live performances by Russell Thompkins Jr., Dionne Warwick, Andra Day, John Cale Band with Maureen “Moe” Tucker, Dwight Yoakam, Catherine Russell and […]

Premiered October 13, 2017 | Video expires October 13, 2020

Havana Time Machine

GREAT PERFORMANCES and Latino Public Broadcasting’s VOCES present Havana Time Machine. Singer Raul Malo of The Mavericks explores his Cuban heritage in this breakthrough performance documentary. Eliades Ochoa, Ivette Cepeda, Roberto Fonseca, and the Sweet Lizzy Project join the music star in an historical and musical journey through present-day Cuba.

Premiered October 6, 2017 | Video expires October 6, 2021

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2017

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2017 with a fairy tale theme and special guest Renée Fleming airs Friday, August 18 at 9PM on PBS (check local listings). Christoph Eschenbach returns for the second time to conduct a varied program of works from “Sleeping Beauty” to “Hansel and Gretel” to “Harry Potter.”

Premiered August 18, 2017 | Video expires February 18, 2018

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, […]

Premiered June 30, 2017 | Video expires June 29, 2020

Alicia Keys – Landmarks Live in Concert

In this debut Landmarks Live special recorded over a one-year period, Alicia’s love affair with New York continues as she performs on the City’s world famous Circle Line harbor tour and in Harlem’s Apollo Theater.

Premiered January 20, 2017
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