Next Episode of Great Performances is
Season 44 / Episode 2 and airs on 12 December 2016 02:00
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.
Join Paul McCartney and Diana Krall for a collection of songs beloved by McCartney since childhood.
Learn why Graceland was so controversial in 1986 and why Paul Simon faced such vehement criticism.
Enter a world of dance, the artists who dedicate their lives to it and a place where it flourishes.
Enjoy the Vienna Philharmonic's annual open-air concert, this year saluting "Wagner & Verdi.".
Witness Ben Whishaw's performance as Richard in this television adaptation of Shakespeare's play.
Follow the action as England prepares for war and Henry rallies his forces for battle at Agincourt.
Witness Jay Hunter Morris' bravura performance as Ahab in an operatic adaptation of Melville's novel.
Revel in the rebirth of Rodgers & Hammerstein's landmark American musical starring Hugh Jackman.
Join legendary superstar Barbra Streisand in her first Brooklyn concert since her childhood years.
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