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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Movies for Grownups® Awards with AARP the Magazine


For the first time, stream the awards show for movie lovers with a grownup state of mind.

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Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop


Nas and the National Symphony Orchestra stage a symphonic rendition of “Illmatic."

Andrea Bocelli – Landmarks Live in Concert


Andrea Bocelli performs at the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence with Maestro Zubin Mehta.

Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars - Full Episode


Dudamel leads the LA Phil in music from Argentina while tango dancers perform.

Brad Paisley – Landmarks Live in Concert Full Episode


Best-selling country artist Brad Paisley returns home to perform for 35,000 at WVU.

Alicia Keys - Landmarks Live in Concert Full Episode


Landmarks Live in Concert debuts with Grammy Award-winning artist, Alicia Keys.

Bel Canto the Opera From Lyric Opera of Chicago Full Episode


Bel Canto the Opera is based on a novel inspired by the Peruvian hostage crisis of 1996.