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S46 Ep1
GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends® 2018
Enjoy an all-star concert honoring Neil Diamond, Tina Turner, Queen, film composer John Williams, New Orleans funk band The Meters and other recipients of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement, Trustee and Music Educator awards.
Premiered: 10/5/2018
S49 Ep10
In this contemporary reboot for the digital age, Doctor Coppelius is a sinister plastic surgeon, whose quest to build the perfect robot woman threatens the romance—and then the very lives—of a young couple who fall under his spell. A modern fairytale for the whole family, this new interpretation features an innovative blend of live action ballet with 2D and 3D animation.
Premieres: 11/26/2021
S49 Ep9
Great Performances: San Francisco Symphony Reopening Night
Celebrate opening night of San Francisco Symphony’s 109th season as it welcomes its new GRAMMY-winning music director Esa-Pekka Salonen, featuring music by John Adams, Esperanza Spalding & Wayne Shorter and performances by Alonzo King LINES Ballet.
Premieres: 11/19/2021
S49 Ep8
Great Performances: A John Williams Premiere at Tanglewood
Experience a concert of works by legendary composer John Williams from Boston Symphony Orchestra’s summer home at Tanglewood including Williams’ new violin concerto performed by virtuoso Anne-Sophie Mutter and other works conducted by Andris Nelsons.
Premieres: 11/12/2021
S49 Ep7
Great Performances at the Met: Wagnerians in Concert
Recorded in May, a quartet of some of opera’s most powerful and dramatic singers comes together at the Hessisches Staatstheater in Wiesbaden, Germany. Sopranos Christine Goerke and Elza van den Heever, tenor Andreas Schager, and baritone Michael Volle perform a program of selections by Wagner and Strauss.
Premieres: 11/5/2021
S49 Ep5
GP at the Met: Three Divas at Versailles
Three-time GRAMMY winner Isabel Leonard joins Nadine Sierra and Ailyn Pérez to perform timeless selections by Mozart, Offenbach and Bizet including “Voi che sapete” and “Belle nuit, ô nuit d’amour” along with beloved songs like “Bésame Mucho” and “Cielito Lindo.” The concert was recorded in May at the Royal Opera of Versailles in France and Met Opera soprano Christine Goerke hosts.
Premieres: 10/8/2021
S49 Ep4
GP at the Met: Sondra Radvanovsky & Piotr Beczala in Concert
From the historic Stadthalle in Wuppertal, Germany, recorded in January, this world-famous soprano-tenor pair perform arias and duets from some of their many performances at the Met including Giordano’s “Andrea Chénier,” Verdi’s “La Forza del Destino,” “Luisa Miller” and Dvořák’s “Rusalka," accompanied by Vincenzo Scalera on piano.
Premieres: 10/1/2021
S49 Ep1
Yannick – An Artist’s Journey
Experience the music director of the Metropolitan Opera’s meteoric rise to become one of the most acclaimed and sought-after music directors of his generation in this documentary from cinema verité filmmaker Susan Froemke.
Premiered: 9/3/2021
S48 Ep29
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age
Explore the world of Broadway from 1959 through the early 1980s as recounted by the Broadway stars who lived through it. Written, directed and produced by the late filmmaker Rick McKay and hosted by two-time Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff, the new documentary is the long-awaited sequel to McKay’s award-winning 2003 film "Broadway: The Golden Age – By the Legends Who Were There."
Premiered: 8/14/2021
S48 Ep27
Roots of Latin Jazz
Celebrate the rhythms of Latin music with the Raices Jazz Orchestra and performances by GRAMMY-winning artists including Richard Bona and Anaadi. Hosted by Sheila E. A co-presentation of Great Performances and Latino Public Broadcasting’s VOCES.
Premiered: 7/16/2021
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