Great Performances

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


  • Great Performances at the Met: Rigoletto

    Baritone Quinn Kelsey portrays the title role of Rigoletto in Verdi’s timeless tragedy.
  • Great Performances: Keeping Company with Sondheim

    Take an inside look at the reimagined production as it returns to Broadway.
  • Great Performances: Merry Wives

    Experience Shakespeare’s comedy from the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park.
  • Great Performances: Anything Goes

    Enjoy Cole Porter’s classic musical led by Tony winner Sutton Foster.
  • Great Performances at the Met: Cinderella

    Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard stars as the rags-to-riches princess.
  • Now Hear This "New American Voices"

    Scott Yoo explores the work of two new American composers, Sergio Assad and Reena Esmail.
  • Now Hear This "Aaron Copland: Dean of American Music"

    Scott Yoo explores the life and work of Aaron Copland.
  • Now Hear This "Florence Price and the American Migration"

    Host Scott Yoo follows the trail of the great African American composer Florence Price.

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.