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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Orphée et Eurydice from Lyric Opera of Chicago

01:54:06

Reimagine Christoph Willibald Gluck’s enduringly popular opera based on the famous myth.



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The Cleveland Orchestra Centennial Celebration

01:21:06

Celebrate The Cleveland Orchestra’s centennial with a special gala concert.

From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2019

01:26:48

Ring in the new year with the Vienna Philharmonic at the opulent Musikverein.

Leonard Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood

02:19:15

A tribute to the music legend by performers and musicians.

Sound of Music

01:59:38

Experience a fresh interpretation of the American musical theater classic.