Great Performances

The world of classical performing arts is brought to the comfort of your living room.


  • GP at the Met: Boris Godunov

    Bass René Pap reprises his portrayal of the tortured tsar.
  • Great Performances – Reopening: The Broadway Revival

    Go behind the scenes of Broadway as shows reunite and re-stage after the pandemic hiatus.
  • From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2022

    Ring in the new year at the Musikverein with Vienna Philharmonic and host Hugh Bonneville.
  • GP at the Met: New Year's Eve Gala

    The Met rings in the new year with a gala performance featuring opera's biggest stars.
  • GP at the Met: Bryn Terfel & Friends in Concert

    The legendary bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel performs a holiday program.
  • Great Performances: Unforgettable With Love - Natalie Cole

    Enjoy this special encore of Natalie Cole’s Emmy-winning concert.
  • Coppelia

    Enjoy this modern reboot of the 1870 ballet.
  • Great Performances: San Francisco Symphony Reopening Night

    Celebrate opening night of San Francisco Symphony’s season.


  • Il Postino from LA Opera

    Daniel Catan's has adapted the popular 1994 film Il Postino as an opera.

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.