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Great Performances

PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues.

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Fri., March 31, 2017
9:30 pm
(90 minutes)

Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars with the LA Phil  

Gustavo Dudamel and the L.A. Philharmonic are joined at the Hollywood Bowl by guitarist Angel Romero, bandoneon player Seth Asarnow and dancers from Tango Buenos Aires for performances of works by Astor Piazzolla, Alberto Ginastera and Lalo Schifrin. Selections include Schifrin's "Concierto de la Amistad (Concerto of Friendship)"; Ginastera's "Estancia" ballet; and Piazzolla's "Tangazo."

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Fri., March 31, 2017
9:30 pm
(90 minutes)

Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars with the LA Phil  

Gustavo Dudamel and the L.A. Philharmonic are joined at the Hollywood Bowl by guitarist Angel Romero, bandoneon player Seth Asarnow and dancers from Tango Buenos Aires for performances of works by Astor Piazzolla, Alberto Ginastera and Lalo Schifrin. Selections include Schifrin's "Concierto de la Amistad (Concerto of Friendship)"; Ginastera's "Estancia" ballet; and Piazzolla's "Tangazo."

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Sun., April 2, 2017
2:00 am
(90 minutes)

Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars with the LA Phil  

Gustavo Dudamel and the L.A. Philharmonic are joined at the Hollywood Bowl by guitarist Angel Romero, bandoneon player Seth Asarnow and dancers from Tango Buenos Aires for performances of works by Astor Piazzolla, Alberto Ginastera and Lalo Schifrin. Selections include Schifrin's "Concierto de la Amistad (Concerto of Friendship)"; Ginastera's "Estancia" ballet; and Piazzolla's "Tangazo."

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Sun., April 2, 2017
2:00 am
(90 minutes)

Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars with the LA Phil  

Gustavo Dudamel and the L.A. Philharmonic are joined at the Hollywood Bowl by guitarist Angel Romero, bandoneon player Seth Asarnow and dancers from Tango Buenos Aires for performances of works by Astor Piazzolla, Alberto Ginastera and Lalo Schifrin. Selections include Schifrin's "Concierto de la Amistad (Concerto of Friendship)"; Ginastera's "Estancia" ballet; and Piazzolla's "Tangazo."

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Fri., April 7, 2017
9:00 pm
(90 minutes)

Young Men  

The World War I experience is set to dance in this Balletboyz production shot on location in Northern France. The story follows a young soldier and his squadron from basic training to combat and their ultimate fates. Following the film is "The Making of Young Men," which features interviews with creators Michael Nunn and William Trevitt; choreographer Iván Pérez; and singer-songwriter Keaton Henson, who composed the score.

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Fri., April 7, 2017
9:00 pm
(90 minutes)

Young Men  

The World War I experience is set to dance in this Balletboyz production shot on location in Northern France. The story follows a young soldier and his squadron from basic training to combat and their ultimate fates. Following the film is "The Making of Young Men," which features interviews with creators Michael Nunn and William Trevitt; choreographer Iván Pérez; and singer-songwriter Keaton Henson, who composed the score.

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Sun., April 9, 2017
2:00 am
(90 minutes)

Young Men  

The World War I experience is set to dance in this Balletboyz production shot on location in Northern France. The story follows a young soldier and his squadron from basic training to combat and their ultimate fates. Following the film is "The Making of Young Men," which features interviews with creators Michael Nunn and William Trevitt; choreographer Iván Pérez; and singer-songwriter Keaton Henson, who composed the score.

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Sun., April 9, 2017
2:00 am
(90 minutes)

Young Men  

The World War I experience is set to dance in this Balletboyz production shot on location in Northern France. The story follows a young soldier and his squadron from basic training to combat and their ultimate fates. Following the film is "The Making of Young Men," which features interviews with creators Michael Nunn and William Trevitt; choreographer Iván Pérez; and singer-songwriter Keaton Henson, who composed the score.

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Sun., April 9, 2017
7:30 pm
(90 minutes)

Great Performances  

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.

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Sun., April 9, 2017
7:30 pm
(90 minutes)

Great Performances  

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.

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Full Episodes

New York City Ballet Symphony in C - Full Episode

WETA PassportNew York City Ballet Symphony in C - Full Episode

Symphony in C is part two of an all-Balanchine special filmed in Paris.

New York City Ballet in Paris - Full Episode

WETA PassportNew York City Ballet in Paris - Full Episode

New York City Ballet in Paris is part one of an all-Balanchine special filmed in Paris.

Brad Paisley – Landmarks Live in Concert Full Episode

WETA PassportBrad Paisley – Landmarks Live in Concert Full Episode

Best-selling country artist Brad Paisley returns home to perform for 35,000 at WVU.

Alicia Keys - Landmarks Live in Concert Full Episode

WETA PassportAlicia Keys - Landmarks Live in Concert Full Episode

Landmarks Live in Concert debuts with Grammy Award-winning artist, Alicia Keys.

Clips

In the Trenches | Young Men

In the Trenches | Young Men

Young Men is a WWI-inspired feature-length dance film commemorating that war's centennial.

Shell Shock | Young Men

Shell Shock | Young Men

Young Men is a WWI-inspired feature-length dance film commemorating that war's centennial.

Training with the Sergeant | Young Men

Training with the Sergeant | Young Men

Young Men is a WWI-inspired feature-length dance film commemorating that war's centennial.

The Pilgrim in Act II | GMET: L'Amour de Loin

The Pilgrim in Act II | GMET: L'Amour de Loin

The Pilgrim sings in Act II of Great Performances at the Met: L'Amour de Loin.

Previews

Young Men - Preview

Young Men - Preview

Young Men is a WWI-inspired feature-length dance film commemorating that war's centennial.

GMET: L'Amour de Loin | Preview

GMET: L'Amour de Loin | Preview

Kaija Saariaho’s highly praised L’Amour de Loin (“Love From Afar”) airs on GP at the Met.