Television's longest-running performing arts anthology, Great Performances presents a diverse programming portfolio of classical music, opera, popular song, musical theater, dance, drama, and performance documentaries. Regardless of geographic or economic limitations, Great Performances offers a roster of artists and performing arts companies that represent a “Who’s Who” of excellence and virtuosity in the international performing arts.

Erica Essner Performance Co-Op performing at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. Jacob’s Pillow is featured in "Dancing at Jacob's Pillow: Never Stand Still."
 

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek LIVE!

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek LIVE!

Great Performances

Savor a selection of songs from the collaborative classic jazz recording Cheek to Cheek performed by Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga.

60 min.

Star-Spangled Spectacular

Star-Spangled Spectacular

Great Performances

Commemorate the national anthem’s creation and the defense of Fort McHenry that inspired it.

120 min.

Dudamel Conducts the Verdi Requiem at the Hollywood Bowl

Dudamel Conducts the Verdi Requiem at the Hollywood Bowl

Great Performances

Gustavo Dudamel leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in Verdi's "Requiem Mass" at the Hollywood Bowl. 

120 min.

Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy

Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy

Great Performances

120 min.

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty

Great Performances

Tchaikovsky's "Sleeping Beauty" ballet.

120 min.

The Dave Clark Five — Glad All Over, A Great Performances Special

The Dave Clark Five — Glad All Over, A Great Performances Special

Great Performances

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10/26/14 1:00 AM
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