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The live broadcast of Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of Our National Anthem.
Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the composer Verdi's birth with his Requiem.
Matthew Bourne’s haunting new scenario for the ballet is a gothic fairy tale for all ages.
Sting performs songs from his new album and forthcoming musical, "The Last Ship."
"Barrymore" is the film adaptation of the Broadway play starring Christopher Plummer.
This Royal National Theatre production gave Hugh Jackman his breakout musical role.
The award-winning opera, "Moby-Dick," performed by San Francisco Opera.
A stellar roster of artists perform and share stories in tribute to Great Performances.
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Deborah Voigt sings the character Isolde's last words before her death in Wagner's opera.
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga talk about jazz in an exclusive interview.
Racette sings the heartbreaking aria of hope, “Un bel dì vedremo,” in this excerpt.
Roberto Alagna and Elīna Garanča get physical in the final scene of Bizet's Carmen.
Lady Gaga calls the PBS show, "my favorite television performance that I've ever done."
Bennett and Gaga speak about being polarizing and respected figures.
"Memory" is the most famous song from the musical Cats.
The Rum Tum Tugger struts his stuff with the cast of Cats.
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Opera singer Renée Fleming convenes a festival celebrating American vocal artistry.
Julie Andrews hosts this annual New Year's Day celebration with the Vienna Philharmonic.
Memorable arias and duets from today’s operatic superstars, hosted by Deborah Voigt.
Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats returns to Great Performances.
John Lithgow hosts a live, two-hour show with Grammy-, Emmy- and Tony-winning performers.
Joyce DiDonato sings the title role in Rossini’s Cinderella story.
Hear Itzhak Perlman and Yitzchak Meir Helfgot in liturgical and traditional works.
James Levine Leads a youthful cast in Mozart’s joyful and heart-rending masterpiece.
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