Skip to Main Content

This video is only available in KET Passport. Learn More

Yannick – An Artist’s Journey

Experience the music director of the Metropolitan Opera’s meteoric rise to become one of the most acclaimed and sought-after music directors of his generation in this documentary from cinema verité filmmaker Susan Froemke.
S49 E1 Length 1:49:42 Premiere: 9.3.21

Program Details

Great Performances

About Great Performances

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.

TV Schedules

Jump to Recent Airdates

Upcoming

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
  • Friday October 29, 2021 8:00 pm CT on KET
  • Sunday October 31, 2021 12:00 am ET on KET
  • Saturday October 30, 2021 11:00 pm CT on KET
  • Sunday October 31, 2021 10:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Sunday October 31, 2021 9:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Thursday November 4, 2021 4:00 am ET on KET2
  • Thursday November 4, 2021 3:00 am CT on KET2

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
  • Friday November 12, 2021 8:30 pm CT on KET
  • Sunday November 14, 2021 1:00 am ET on KET
  • Sunday November 14, 2021 12:00 am CT on KET
  • Sunday November 14, 2021 10:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Sunday November 14, 2021 9:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Thursday November 18, 2021 4:00 am ET on KET2
  • Thursday November 18, 2021 3:00 am CT on KET2

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
  • Friday November 19, 2021 8:00 pm CT on KET
  • Sunday November 21, 2021 12:00 am ET on KET
  • Saturday November 20, 2021 11:00 pm CT on KET
Jump to Upcoming Airdates

Recent

Verdi's Requiem: The Met Remembers 9/11 - S46 E10

  • Saturday October 9, 2021 8:00 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday October 9, 2021 7:00 pm CT on KET

The Red Shoes - S46 E9

  • Wednesday September 22, 2021 1:00 am ET on KET2
  • Wednesday September 22, 2021 12:00 am CT on KET2
  • Monday September 20, 2021 9:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Monday September 20, 2021 8:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Sunday September 19, 2021 12:30 am ET on KET
  • Saturday September 18, 2021 11:30 pm CT on KET
Top

Season 49 Episodes

The Red Shoes

S49 E3 Length 1:37:53 Premiere Date 9.17.21

Yannick – An Artist’s Journey

S49 E1 Length 1:49:42 Premiere Date 9.3.21

Yannick Reminisces About His Musical Childhood

Clip Length 01:34 Premiere Date 9.3.21

Musical Rehearsal for "Dialogues des Carmélites"

Clip Length 01:28 Premiere Date 9.3.21

Musical Rehearsal for "Dialogues des Carmélites"

Clip Length 01:28 Premiere Date 9.3.21

Yannick - An Artist’s Journey Preview

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 9.3.21

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

Explore KET