Next Episode of Great Performances is
Season 44 / Episode 12 and airs on 25 August 2017 21:00
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.
Meet a range of individuals who are confronting the price and politics of health, all portrayed by Anna Deavere Smith.
Featuring his greatest hits, performed by today's biggest stars, Duets II was recorded live in studios from Los Angeles to London, New York to Italy, with Nashville in between. The stunning musical segments are highlighted by insights on the process from the performers, making for an entertaining and fascinating profile of one of the year's most celebrated recordings.
Turn back the dial to the 1950s in this Tony Award-winning musical about an interracial couple whose love for music, and each other, is put to the test.
Celebrate the San Francisco Symphony's centennial with music director Michael Tilson Thomas and Itzhak Perlman and Lang Lang performing works by Copland, Mendelssohn and Britten.
The PBS Arts Summer Festival expands the scope and diversity of the arts on television, with a multi-part weekly series and new original online content that takes viewers across the country and around the world. Award-winning television, film and stage star Anna Deavere Smith ("Nurse Jackie") hosts.
Join Gustavo Dudamel and the Vienna Philharmonic in the magnificent gardens of Schönbrunn Palace.
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