Great Performances

Great Performances brings the best in the performing arts from across America and around the world to a US television audience. It presents a diverse programming portfolio of classical music, opera, popular song, musical theater, dance, drama, and performance documentaries.

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S45 Ep2: GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends 2017™


This all-star concert spotlights the Recording Academy’s Special Merit Awards recipients.

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S45 Ep1: Havana Time Machine


Singer Raul Malo embarks on a historical and musical journey in Havana Time Machine.

Bryan Adams in Concert: Full Episode


Bryan Adams in Concert: Full Episode

S40 Ep9: Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ to Do


A legend's career retrospective, with new interviews, performance footage, and more.

S41 Ep1: Dudamel Conducts LA Phil in John Williams Celebrati


Composer John Williams is paid tribute at the LA Phil's gala opening night concert.

S40 Ep7: Driving Miss Daisy


Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones and Boyd Gaines star in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

S40 Ep6: Boston Symphony Orchestra: Andris Nelsons' Concert


The conductor's inaugural concert as BSO Music Director, with opera star guests.