PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perhaps its most famous. There have been more than 600 `Great Performances' all told. Some might have been only `reasonable performances' (as Robin Williams once quipped), but many others were distinguished, among them some 50 Emmy nominees.
The international superstar is joined by special guests and conductor Zubin Mehta in a once-in-a-lifetime concert at the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy. Also: host Chad Smith and Bocelli tour the tenor's Tuscan villa and the city of Florence. (60 minutes)
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Available Online Episodes
- Bryan Adams in Concert: Full Episode - Bryan Adams in Concert: Full Episode
- S37 Ep10: Twilight: Los Angeles - An encore of Anna Deavere Smith’s theatrical work about the 1992 L.A. riots.
- S38 Ep16: Rejoice with Itzhak Perlman & Cantor Yitzchak Meir - Violinist Itzhak Perlman and cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot perform a night of music.
- S38 Ep17: American Voices with Renée Fleming - A performance documentary celebrating the very best in American singing.
- S39 Ep13: La Dolce Vita: The Music of Italian Cinema - Full - The New York Philharmonic performs with Joshua Bell, Renée Fleming and Josh Groban.
- S39 Ep8: Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty - Matthew Bourne’s haunting new scenario for the ballet is a gothic fairy tale for all ages.
- S40 Ep1: Dudamel Conducts Verdi Requiem at the Hollywood Bow - Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the composer Verdi's birth with his Requiem.
- S40 Ep2: Star-Spangled Spectacular - The live broadcast of Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of Our National Anthem.
- S40 Ep5: Mark Morris Dance Group: L'Allegro - Full Program - Mark Morris’s signature work set to Handel and Milton is on television for the first time.
- S40 Ep6: Boston Symphony Orchestra: Andris Nelsons' Concert - The conductor's inaugural concert as BSO Music Director, with opera star guests.
- S40 Ep7: Driving Miss Daisy - Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones and Boyd Gaines star in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
- S40 Ep9: Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ to Do - A legend's career retrospective, with new interviews, performance footage, and more.
- S41 Ep1: Dudamel Conducts LA Phil in John Williams Celebrati - Composer John Williams is paid tribute at the LA Phil's gala opening night concert.
Episodes available on passport:
- S44 Ep10: Alicia Keys - Landmarks Live in Concert Full Episo - Landmarks Live in Concert debuts with Grammy Award-winning artist, Alicia Keys.
- S44 Ep11: Brad Paisley – Landmarks Live in Concert Full Epis - Best-selling country artist Brad Paisley returns home to perform for 35,000 at WVU.
- S44 Ep15: New York City Ballet Symphony in C - Full Episode - Symphony in C is part two of an all-Balanchine special filmed in Paris.
- S44 Ep16: Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars - Full Epi - Dudamel leads the LA Phil in music from Argentina while tango dancers perform.
- S44 Ep2: Hamilton's America - A behind-the-scenes look at Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway musical Hamilton.
- S44 Ep8: From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2017 - Julie Andrews returns as host of From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2017.
- S44 Ep9: Bel Canto the Opera From Lyric Opera of Chicago Ful - Bel Canto the Opera is based on a novel inspired by the Peruvian hostage crisis of 1996.
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