Two films pay tribute to singer-songwriter John Lennon during the week he would have turned 80. Both center on his post-Beatles career and life.
Itzhak Perlman, Scott Yoo, The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and more share their artistry and insights to classical music.
Sammy Davis, Jr.’s vast talent and journey for identity in 20th-century America is featured in a new American Masters film on PBS.
Virtuoso violinist and curious musician Scott Yoo travels the world in the series “Now Hear This” to better understand the music he plays and conducts.
The private world of the bandleader and musician from Red Bank, NJ, is revealed in this documentary special.
Productions filmed by Great Performances air on select Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays in June.
Great Performances: Bernstein Mass captures not only a great music-theater work by composer Leonard Bernstein, but a summertime tradition: the outdoor music festival.
Produced by and starring Frank Sinatra, the evening included Ethel Merman, Harry Belafonte, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Gene Kelly and more.
Film screenings and performances are part of the free Open House at Apollo Theater on February 1, which kicks of Black History Month celebrations.
The American Masters film on the trumpeter and bandleader who is one of the most influential and respected figures in music comes to PBS.
It takes a special actress to play a Broadway diva, especially the one in 42nd Street. Here are our favorites.
Musicals, drama, Shakespeare: Friday night is Broadway night on PBS this November. Watch or stream these acclaimed productions on Great Performances.
Here are the must-see additions among the rock, blues and folk videos to watch now, in the form of documentaries, interviews and performances.
Follow the evolution of country music in America over the course of the 20th century. The new eight-part series premieres September 15, 2019.
See the Woodstock Festival of 1969 and its half-million attendees on PBS, where a documentary sets the festival within the nation’s struggle with sexual politics, civil rights, and the Vietnam War.