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Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age

Go backstage on Broadway from 1959 to the early 1980s through interviews with theater legends including Carol Burnett, Liza Minnelli, Dick Van Dyke and more touching on a variety of classic shows like “Bye, Bye Birdie,” “Pippin” and “A Chorus Line.”
S48 E29 Length 1:38:44 Premiere: 8.14.21

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Great Performances

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Great Performances brings the best in the performing arts from across America and around the world to a US television audience. It presents a diverse programming portfolio of classical music, opera, popular song, musical theater, dance, drama, and performance documentaries.

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Now Hear This: Beethoven's Ghost - S45 E7

Host Scott Yoo and fellow musicians undertake a recording of Beethoven's most personal music at a historic Berkshires manor with visits by some unexpected guests.

  • Friday October 29, 2021 9:00 pm ET on KET
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A John Williams Premiere at Tanglewood - S46 E11

The Boston Symphony Orchestra performs works by legendary composer John Williams at Tanglewood, including Williams' new violin concerto performed by virtuoso Anne-Sophie Mutter and other works conducted by Andris Nelsons.

  • Friday November 12, 2021 9:30 pm ET on KET
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San Francisco Symphony Reopening Night - S46 E12

Celebrate the opening night of San Francisco Symphony's 110th season as it welcomes its new Grammy-winning music director Esa-Pekka Salonen, featuring music by John Adams, Esperanza Spalding & Wayne Shorter and performances by Alonzo King LINES Ballet.

  • Friday November 19, 2021 9:00 pm ET on KET
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Verdi's Requiem: The Met Remembers 9/11 - S46 E10

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The Red Shoes - S46 E9

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Season 48 Episodes

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2021

S48 E30 Length 1:24:17 Premiere Date 8.27.21

Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age

S48 E29 Length 1:38:44 Premiere Date 8.14.21

Roots of Latin Jazz

S48 E27 Length 53:25 Premiere Date 7.16.21

Gloria Estefan: Sangre Yoruba

S48 E26 Length 1:22:50 Premiere Date 7.9.21

Mick Fleetwood & Friends

S48 E23 Length 1:33:09 Premiere Date 6.5.21

Andrea Bocelli: Believe

S48 E22 Length 1:02:21 Premiere Date 6.5.21

The Arts Interrupted

S48 E20 Length 52:55 Premiere Date 5.14.21

Uncle Vanya

S48 E18 Length 2:24:55 Premiere Date 5.7.21

Romeo & Juliet

S48 E17 Length 1:34:46 Premiere Date 4.23.21

Beethoven in Beijing

S48 E16 Length 1:23:37 Premiere Date 4.16.21

Movies for Grownups® Awards 2021 with AARP The Magazine

S48 E14 Length 53:50 Premiere Date 3.28.21

The Magic of Horowitz

S48 E12 Length 53:55 Premiere Date 1.22.21

The Magic of Callas

S48 E11 Length 54:40 Premiere Date 1.15.21

Lea Salonga in Concert

S48 E9 Length 55:25 Premiere Date 11.27.20

Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles

S48 E7 Length 1:23:25 Premiere Date 11.13.20

GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends® 2020

S48 E5 Length 1:54:43 Premiere Date 10.16.20

Now Hear This “Becoming Mozart”

S48 E4 Length 54:05 Premiere Date 10.2.20

Now Hear This “The Schubert Generation”

S48 E3 Length 53:40 Premiere Date 9.25.20

Now Hear This “Haydn: King of Strings”

S48 E2 Length 53:37 Premiere Date 9.18.20

Romeo and Juliet

S48 E1 Length 1:35:04 Premiere Date 9.11.20

Carol Burnett Meets George Abbott

Clip Length 04:50 Premiere Date 8.14.21

Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Preview

Preview Length 00:32 Premiere Date 8.14.21

"I Think An Empty Theatre is Exciting"

Clip Length 04:26 Premiere Date 8.14.21

In Memoriam: Diahann Carroll

Clip Length 01:07 Premiere Date 10.4.19

Broadway's Best 2019

Preview Length 00:26 Premiere Date 11.1.19

Improvisations, Movement #3

Clip Length 04:26 Premiere Date 3.23.10

A Ballet in Sneakers: Jerome Robbins and Opus Jazz

Clip Length 09:48 Premiere Date 4.13.10

Interview with Patrick Stewart

Clip Length 03:16 Premiere Date 4.14.10

Harry Connick, Jr. About being on Great Performances

Clip Length 01:30 Premiere Date 2.24.11

Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine and Tharp

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 10.27.11

Miami City Ballet's Edward Villella

Clip Length 06:47 Premiere Date 10.27.11

PBS Arts from New York: Andrea Bocelli Live in Central...

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 12.2.11

Interview with The Sea Witch

Clip Length 03:14 Premiere Date 12.15.11

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