Hosted by Deborah Voigt, the special covers a wide range of operatic ground, from heartbreak to hilarity, delivered by such artists as Natalie Dessay, Plácido Domingo, Renée Fleming and more. Featuring 19 arias and duets selected from the past eight seasons of Great Performances at the Met broadcasts.Premiered November 29, 2014
A live concert of Great American Songbook classics from their chart-topping collaborative jazz album, featuring classic jazz standards in both vocal duets and solo performances.Premiered October 15, 2014
John Lithgow hosts an evening of live performances celebrating the bicentennial of our nation with co-host Jordin Sparks. With Kristin Chenoweth; Melissa Etheridge; mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves-Montgomery; Grammy Award-winning country group Little Big Town; vocal sensations Pentatonix; singer-songwriter Smokey Robinson; Country Music Hall of Fame member Kenny Rogers; the Grammy Award-winning band Train; the Grammy Award-winning Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and more.Premiered September 13, 2014
Legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman and renowned cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot join forces for a musical exploration of liturgical and traditional works in new arrangements for both chamber orchestra and klezmer settings.Premiered August 28, 2014
Led for the first time by a guest conductor Christoph Eschenbach, the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic returns for their 11th open-air concert in the magnificent gardens of Austria’s Imperial Schönbrunn Palace. The concert celebrates Richard Strauss and features piano virtuoso Lang Lang.Premiered August 22, 2014
In commemoration of the 2013 Giuseppe Verdi bicentennial, Music Director Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic perform Verdi’s towering Requiem Mass with soloists Julianna Di Giacomo (soprano), Michelle DeYoung (mezzo-soprano), Vittorio Grigolo (tenor) and Ildebrando D’Arcangelo (bass).Premiered August 1, 2014 | Video expires July 31, 2017
A look at the British invasion 50 years after both the Dave Clark Five and the Beatles hit our shores.
The film features newly filmed interviews with Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Whoopi Goldberg, ’60s fashion icon Twiggy, Sir Ian McKellen and more, all sharing their memories of The Dave Clark Five and the ’60s musical revolution.Premiered April 8, 2014
Great Performances presents a special encore of highlights from 1992’s star-studded concert tribute to the pop music icon at New York City’s Madison Square Garden.
The concert gathered an amazing Who’s Who of performers to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Dylan’s groundbreaking debut album from 1962, Bob Dylan.Premiered March 1, 2014
This is the first-ever live performance of these musicians to be broadcast on television. Hear songs from Martin and Brickell’s Grammy-nominated album “Love Has Come For You” (the title song won in the “American Roots Song” category), as well as music from Martin’s Grammy-nominated collaboration with The Steep Canyon Rangers, “Rare Bird Alert,” and his Grammy Award-winning album “The Crow: New Songs for the Five-String Banjo.”Premiered March 7, 2014
Rock & roll royalty Donald Fagen (Steely Dan), Michael McDonald (The Doobie Brothers) and Boz Scaggs join forces as their own new supergroup The Dukes of September, paying tribute to the R&B and soul music that inspired them along with fresh, exciting performances of some of their greatest hits.Premiered March 13, 2014