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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.

Now Hear This: Vivaldi will air Friday at 10:00 p.m. 


Season 47
Episode 10
Rejoice with the Tony Award-winning high-heeled hit musical with songs by pop icon Cyndi...
Season 47
Episode 9
For the first time in over four decades, Great Performances presents a Public Theater...
Season 47
Episode 8
Under the watchful gaze of his young assistant—and the growing competitive presence of a...
Season 47
Episode 7
Kelli O’Hara and Ken Watanabe star in a Tony Award-winning revival of the beloved musical...
Season 47
Episode 6
The 1981 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, 42nd Street is the song and dance, American...
Season 47
Episode 5
In collaboration with the Recording Academy™, Great Performances presents GRAMMY Salute...
Season 47
Episode 4
Before becoming the most famous composer of his time, George Frideric Handel gained a...
Season 47
Episode 3
Join Scott in Spain and Morocco to discover the greatest composer you’ve never heard of:...
Season 47
Episode 2
Scott Yoo goes to Germany to learn Bach’s sonatas and partitas, widely considered among...
Season 47
Episode 1
Scott Yoo crosses Northern Italy, chasing the story of one of the most recorded pieces of...


The world of classical performing arts is brought to the comfort of your living room.