The Hispanic Heritage Awards will honor five individuals or organizations doing outstanding work in a variety of fields to benefit the Hispanic and Latinx community in the United States and abroad. The evening will focus on biographical documentary shorts on each honoree to hear about their achievements and work in their own words, and musical performances from prominent Hispanic & Latinx artists.
On Great Performances: Now Hear This Becoming Mozart, violinist and conductor Scott Yoo invites piano phenomenon Stewart Goodyear to his Festival Mozaic in California. Goodyear will have to find the inspiration to play Mozart’s titanic 20th piano concerto as Mozart himself would have done it: directing the orchestra from the piano while improvising the solos.
Japanese composer, classically-trained pianist, and leader of the rock group X Japan, Yoshiki Hayashi has sold more than 50 million records to both rock and classical music fans worldwide. This special presents selections from his sold-out 2017 New York City concerts featuring the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra.
Celebrate the work of Franz Schubert with host Scott Yoo as he plays with young musicians establishing themselves in North America's musical capitals by attempting to master the composer’s music.
Great Performances: Now Hear This returns with violinist and conductor Scott Yoo leading more journeys of musical discovery throughout Europe. On the first episode, Haydn: King of Strings, Yoo explores the work of composer Joseph Haydn and discovers how he borrowed folk music from Scotland, Hungary and Austria to create his famous Emperor Quartet.
Join Kathy Mattea, Trisha Yearwood, Wynonna Judd and more as they pay tribute to the legends who inspired them. Enjoy this intimate look at iconic female artists and their timeless music.
Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi is an hour-long compilation of six locally produced short films that tells the stories of Hawaiʻi-based women filmmakers, taking them from behind the camera to out in front.
Celebrate Chicago’s vibrant musical culture with performances by Renée Fleming, Broadway’s Jessie Mueller, rap artist Lupe Fiasco, folk legend John Prine, pop and gospel singer Michelle Williams and world-renowned tenor Matthew Polezani.
Part adventure, part history lesson and part treasure hunt. On this episode, travel to Utah’s capital city for updated Season 11 appraisals including a Philip Margetts’ archive, Patek Philippe ladies’ watches and a Japanese silk needlework made around 1910.