By Holland Taylor During this time of “sheltering at home” I was actually meant to be in rehearsal for the west coast premiere and run of ANN at the splendid Pasadena Playhouse – now of course postponed until theatres may safely re-open. Should this run I’ve longed for even happen, it will likely be the […]
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Enjoy our social distancing programming featuring some of our Broadway’s Best lineup, Now Hear This, Rupert Goold’s Macbeth, and more. In these unprecedented times, we hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy. All of us at Great Performances are dedicated to carrying on our legacy of bringing the best of the […]
By Scott Yoo The host of Now Hear This and Mexico City Philharmonic music director shares the iconic pieces by the great composer that are most special to him. A playlist is available where you can listen to all of his Beethoven selections. What’s your favorite piece by Beethoven? Let us know in the comments, and don’t […]
By Katelin Levy Philip Glass is one of the most influential modern composers of the late 20th century. Learning to appreciate all forms of music from his father, who owned a record store, Glass has worked on symphonies, musical theater, film scores, concertos, string quartets, and operas. From his Golden Globe-winning The Truman Show score […]
Our “Broadway’s Best” Facebook group told us what songs made them happy, so we put them all together! Listen along to some of our most favorite, happy-making showtunes.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, we’re spotlighting some of our favorite singers. Who’s your favorite leading lady of this season’s Great Performances at the Met? Let us know in the comments! Christine Goerke – Turandot Recent GMET favorite Christine Goerke leads the season’s first primetime opera in the title role as the icy princess […]
Enjoy our spring programming featuring some of our Broadway’s Best lineup, Now Hear This, Rupert Goold’s Macbeth, and two centennial celebrations. In these unprecedented times, we hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy. All of us at Great Performances are dedicated to carrying on our legacy of bringing the best of […]
Craving opera? Here are some of our five favorite clips from Great Performances at the Met seasons past and present. 5) Tosca | Season 12 | “Vissi d’arte” Sonya Yoncheva sings the title character’s Act II aria, as she thinks of her lover and their fate. 4) Carmen | Season 13 | “L’amour est un […]
Enjoy our classical spring programming featuring The Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood, The Cleveland Orchestra Centennial Celebration, and Now Hear This. Now Hear This: Vivaldi: Something Completely Different Available through April 13 In the series premiere of Great Performances: Now Hear This, host Scott Yoo crosses Northern Italy, chasing the story of one of the most recorded […]