Next Episode of Great Performances is
Season 44 / Episode 29 and airs on 30 June 2018 01:00
Great Performances is a television series devoted to the performing arts, has been telecast on PBS since 1972. The show is produced by WNET in New York City. It is one of the longest running performing arts anthologies on television, second only to Hallmark Hall of Fame. Great Performances presents concerts, ballet, opera, an occasional documentary, and plays. The series has also won many television awards, including an Emmy Award, a Peabody Award, and an Image Award, with nods from the Directors Guild of America and the Cinema Audio Society.
Witness a symphonic rendition of Nas' debut album Illmatic with the National Symphony Orchestra.
GREAT PERFORMANCES continues the cherished tradition of ringing in the new year with the Vienna Philharmonic at the opulent Musikverein, under the baton of Italian conductor and Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director Riccardo Muti, featuring favorite Strauss Family waltzes accompanied by the dancing of the Vienna State Ballet. This year's program welcomes new host Hugh Bonneville, best known as the Earl of Grantham, Robert Crawley in Masterpiece's global phenomenon, Downton Abbey, for which he received a Golden Globe Award and two Emmy nominations.
Explore the history of the Met Opera's Lincoln Center home and life in 1950s-60s New York City.
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