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Air Date: Fri, Sep 17, 2021 10:00 PM
Great Performances: Roots of Latin Jazz takes viewers on a musical journey from Cuba to Miami and Africa to Brazil. Featuring musicians from all over the world, the film tells the complex story of Latinx history and culture through the exuberant rhythms and infectious beats of Latin Jazz.
Air Date: Fri, Sep 17, 2021 8:00 PM
Experience Hans Christian Andersen’s dark fairytale from acclaimed director-choreographer Matthew Bourne with this Olivier Award-winning stage adaptation starring Ashley Shaw, Adam Cooper, Dominic North and Michaela Meazza.
Air Date: Sat, Sep 11, 2021 8:00 PM
GREAT PERFORMANCES Verdi’s Requiem: The Met Remembers 9/11 is a special performance in honor of the lives lost in the attacks. Hosted by Misty Copeland and includes performances by soloists Ailyn Pérez, Michelle DeYoung, Matthew Polenzani and Eric Owens.
Air Date: Fri, Sep 3, 2021 9:00 PM
Experience the music director of the Metropolitan Opera’s meteoric rise to become one of the most acclaimed and sought-after music directors of his generation.
Air Date: Fri, Aug 27, 2021 9:30 PM
On Great Performances, this documentary examines the legacy of opera superstar Maria Callas detailing her 1964 comeback at London’s Royal Opera House in Tosca.
Air Date: Wed, Aug 25, 2021 9:30 PM
Captured in peak performance with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Tony Award-winner Lea Salonga performs the beloved songs she made famous throughout her Broadway career, as well as her signature songs from the animated movie blockbusters “Aladdin” and “Mulan” from the Sydney Opera House.
Air Date: Fri, Jul 9, 2021 8:00 PM
Gloria Estefan: Sangre Yoruba documents the Grammy-winning Cuban American singer’s adventure through three of Brazil’s most influential cities and meets up with performers Maria Rita, Carlinhos Brown and Jorge Aragão.
Air Date: Fri, May 14, 2021 8:00 PM
How arts organizations nationwide are surviving the pandemic and maturing during the country’s reckoning with systemic racism.
Air Date: Fri, May 7, 2021 8:00 PM
On Uncle Vanya, Tony Award nominee Conor McPherson breathes new life into Anton Chekhov’s masterpiece with his acclaimed adaptation of the drama, portraying life at the turn of the 20th century filled with tumultuous frustration, dark humor and hidden passions.
Air Date: Fri, Apr 23, 2021 8:00 PM
Experience a contemporary rendering of Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy from the National Theatre where a company of actors in a shuttered theater bring to life the timeless tale of two young lovers. Stars Josh O’Connor and Jessie Buckley.
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