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Great Performances

Great Performances

GREAT PERFORMANCES, the longest-running performing arts anthology on television, continues to feature the best in the performing arts.

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WGBY 57/HD
Fri Jan 18th, 9:00pm
Sat Jan 19th, 1:00am
Sun Jan 20th, 3:00am
Mon Jan 21st, 2:00am
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/AbbXxf4UNW-9ilKvXxSf_Q==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Reimagine Christoph Willibald Gluck’s enduringly popular opera based on the famous Greek myth. From Lyric Opera of Chicago in collaboration with the Joffrey Ballet. Starring Dmitry Korchak, Andriana Chuchman and Lauren Snouffer. /episodes/get/89198 /episode/89198 Orphée et Eurydice from Lyric Opera of Chicago /episode-player/89198

Reimagine Christoph Willibald Gluck's enduringly popular opera based on the famous Greek myth. From Lyric Opera of Chicago in collaboration with the Joffrey Ballet. Starring Dmitry Korchak, Andriana Chuchman and Lauren Snouffer.

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Fri, 01/18/2019 - 06:00
WGBY 57/HD
Fri Jan 11th, 9:00pm
Sat Jan 12th, 1:00am
Wed Jan 16th, 4:00am
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/rU8Op3xvQciNfI7tXuXiZA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Celebrate the orchestra’s centennial with a gala concert conducted by Franz Welser-Möst, featuring pianist Lang Lang, and works by Mozart, Strauss, and Ravel, with vignettes of past music directors. /episodes/get/89056 /episode/89056 The Cleveland Orchestra Centennial Celebration /episode-player/89056

Celebrate the orchestra's centennial with a gala concert conducted by Franz Welser-Most, featuring pianist Lang Lang and works by Mozart, Strass and Ravel, with vignettes of past music directors.

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Sat, 01/12/2019 - 07:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/o4l1TME8qfH65wMrkp_Yfg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Great Performances continues the cherished tradition of ringing in the new year with the Vienna Philharmonic at the opulent Musikverein. Under the baton of guest conductor Christian Thielemann, the celebration features favorite Strauss Family waltzes and the dancing of the Vienna State Ballet.... /episodes/get/88876 /episode/88876 From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2019 /episode-player/88876

Ring in the New Year with the Vienna Philharmonic under the baton of conductor Christian Thielemann at the Musikverein. Hosted by Hugh Bonneville and featuring favorite Strauss Family waltzes accompanied by the dancing of the Vienna City Ballet.

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Tue, 01/01/2019 - 06:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/NMRqvScx52czOwpVAJ_g7w==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false In honor of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday, Tanglewood—the famed summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra—dedicated its entire 2018 season to the iconic composer, conductor, performer, educator and humanitarian. /episodes/get/88800 /episode/88800 Leonard Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood /episode-player/88800

Celebrate Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday with this tribute concert at Tanglewood. Featuring the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the concert is hosted by Audra McDonald and includes guest artists Midori, Yo-Yo Ma, Thomas Hampson and more.

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Thu, 12/20/2018 - 00:45
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/M9wDwfCWK8ft1b82mYhSNw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Take a peek into the legendary career of the pioneering Broadway producer and director and winner of 21 Tony Awards with this retrospective celebration featuring Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Mandy Patinkin, John Kander, Susan Stroman, and Angela Lansbury. /episodes/get/87674 /episode/87674 Harold Prince: The Director’s Life /episode-player/87674

Celebrate the extraordinary career of producer and director Harold Prince, winner of a record 21 Tony Awards. His six decades in the theater form a bridge from the "Golden Age" of Broadway's mid-century to the contemporary theater of today.

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Wed, 11/14/2018 - 01:28
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/RjMFEU06YC4Y0iPP9Jd2cA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Go behind-the-scenes of John Leguizamo’s Tony-nominated one-man show, Latin History for Morons, a comic but pointed look at how Hispanic culture has been portrayed and repressed throughout American history. /episodes/get/86918 /episode/86918 John Leguizamo’s Road to Broadway /episode-player/86918

Follow John Leguizamo's path to the Great White Way with his latest theatrical showcase, "Latin History for Morons," a comedic yet pointed look at the systematic repression of Hispanic culture throughout American history.

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Thu, 10/18/2018 - 21:15
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