Elisabetta (Elza van den Heever) sings of the revenge she will take on Maria Stuarda.
Joyce DiDonato (Mary), Elza van den Heever (Elizabeth), and Matthew Polenzani (Leciester) perform the Act I finale.
Joyce DiDonato emotionally performs Mary's prayers from Act II of Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda."
Great Performances: GRAMMY® Salute to Music Legends
Premieres Friday, October 16 at 9 p.m. on PBS, pbs.org/gperf and the PBS Video app
In collaboration with the Recording Academy®, Great Performances presents the fifth annual all-star special showcasing 2020 Special Merit Awards recipients, including Lifetime Achievement Award honorees Chicago, Roberta Flack, Isaac Hayes, ...
In the beginning of Puccini's classic, Tosca (Sonya Yoncheva) seduces her artist lover Cavaradossi (Vittorio Grigolo).
Watch Sonya Yoncheva sing the title character’s Act II aria, the classic "Vissi d'arte," as she thinks of her lover and their fate.
Sir David McVicar’s new production of Puccini’s classic stars Sonya Yoncheva, Vittorio Grigolo and Željko Lučić. Opera diva Tosca must rescue her revolutionary lover Cavaradossi from the depraved police chief Scarpia. Isabel Leonard hosts.
Golda Schultz sings Clara’s Act I aria, the Gershwin classic "Summertime."
In this excerpt, The Chris Botti Band performs a haunting rendition of "Cinema Paradiso" to open their concert at the Wiltern Theatre. Featuring Caroline Campbell on violin.
Watch a selection of clips from the Gershwins' classic American folk opera with Eric Owens and Angel Blue in the title roles.