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Top 10 Greatest Live Musical Performances
Top 10 Greatest Live Musical Performances
DATE: 2014/01/07::
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In The Heights - Chasing Broadway Dreams - PBS Great Performances
In The Heights - Chasing Broadway Dreams - PBS Great Performances
DATE: 2011/12/09::
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Alex & Sierra "Say Something" in an unplugged performance! - THE X FACTOR USA 2013
Alex & Sierra "Say Something" in an unplugged performance! - THE X FACTOR USA 2013
DATE: 2013/12/05::
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Great Performances "Miles Ahead" The Music of Miles Davis PBS
Great Performances "Miles Ahead" The Music of Miles Davis PBS
DATE: 2014/01/01::
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Jackie Evancho - Angel (from PBS Great Performances)
Jackie Evancho - Angel (from PBS Great Performances)
DATE: 2011/05/11::
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Jackie Evancho - Nessun Dorma (from PBS Great Performances)
Jackie Evancho - Nessun Dorma (from PBS Great Performances)
DATE: 2011/05/20::
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Kate Davis Gets Big Break at American Voices Concert | Great Performances on PBS
Kate Davis Gets Big Break at American Voices Concert | Great Performances on PBS
DATE: 2015/01/07::
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Great Performances : In The Heights - Chasing Broadway Dreams | Part1 of 6
Great Performances : In The Heights - Chasing Broadway Dreams | Part1 of 6
DATE: 2009/05/31::
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Benedict Cumberbatch as Rosencrantz in Tom Stoppard Play | Great Performances | PBS
Benedict Cumberbatch as Rosencrantz in Tom Stoppard Play | Great Performances | PBS
DATE: 2014/02/14::
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GREAT PERFORMANCES | Nureyev: The Russian Years | PBS
GREAT PERFORMANCES | Nureyev: The Russian Years | PBS
DATE: 2007/08/24::
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Bryan Adams in Concert: It
Bryan Adams in Concert: It's Only Love | Great Performances on PBS
DATE: 2015/03/02::
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Great Performances Chicago Symphony Orchestra Mahlers
Great Performances Chicago Symphony Orchestra Mahlers
DATE: 2011/12/29::
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GREAT PERFORMANCES | Annie Lennox: Nostalgia Live in Concert | PBS
GREAT PERFORMANCES | Annie Lennox: Nostalgia Live in Concert | PBS
DATE: 2015/04/02::
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Great Performances: John Mayer Unplugged
Great Performances: John Mayer Unplugged
DATE: 2012/02/24::
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Great Performances: Alice in Wonderland (1983)
Great Performances: Alice in Wonderland (1983)
DATE: 2014/06/21::
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Steve Martin and Edie Brickell "Love Has Come for You" | Great Performances | PBS
Steve Martin and Edie Brickell "Love Has Come for You" | Great Performances | PBS
DATE: 2014/02/24::
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PBS Great Performances 1991 Funding Credits (plus a rare PBS logo voiceover)
PBS Great Performances 1991 Funding Credits (plus a rare PBS logo voiceover)
DATE: 2015/03/30::
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GREAT PERFORMANCES | From Vienna: New Year
GREAT PERFORMANCES | From Vienna: New Year's 2015 - Preview | PBS
DATE: 2014/12/16::
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The Hollow Crown: Shakespeare
The Hollow Crown: Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part II | Great Performances | PBS
DATE: 2013/09/30::
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Sutton Foster Sings "Anything Goes" | Great Performances on PBS
Sutton Foster Sings "Anything Goes" | Great Performances on PBS
DATE: 2015/01/06::
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PBS Great Performances 2009 Funding Credits
PBS Great Performances 2009 Funding Credits
DATE: 2014/10/27::
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Great Performances : In The Heights - Chasing Broadway Dreams | Part4 of 6
Great Performances : In The Heights - Chasing Broadway Dreams | Part4 of 6
DATE: 2009/06/01::
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GREAT PERFORMANCES: The Little Mermaid From San Francisco Ballet | Preview | PBS
GREAT PERFORMANCES: The Little Mermaid From San Francisco Ballet | Preview | PBS
DATE: 2011/12/05::
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Audra McDonald Sings "Dear Friend" | Great Performances on PBS
Audra McDonald Sings "Dear Friend" | Great Performances on PBS
DATE: 2014/09/25::
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Steve Martin "The Crow" From Grammy-winning Album | Great Performances | PBS
Steve Martin "The Crow" From Grammy-winning Album | Great Performances | PBS
DATE: 2014/03/01::
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Great Performances | Anika Noni Rose Performs "Another Hundred People" from "Company" | PBS
Great Performances | Anika Noni Rose Performs "Another Hundred People" from "Company" | PBS
DATE: 2013/11/08::
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Sesame Street: "Pretty Great Performances" - James Galway #2
Sesame Street: "Pretty Great Performances" - James Galway #2
DATE: 2006/12/18::
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GREAT PERFORMANCES: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek LIVE! | “Bang Bang” Preview | PBS
GREAT PERFORMANCES: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek LIVE! | “Bang Bang” Preview | PBS
DATE: 2014/09/26::
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Great Performances Neil Young
Great Performances Neil Young
DATE: 2007/03/02::
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GREAT PERFORMANCES | We Love Ella! | Faddis & Wright | PBS
GREAT PERFORMANCES | We Love Ella! | Faddis & Wright | PBS
DATE: 2007/06/02::
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GREAT PERFORMANCE! Amy Winehouse-Some unholy war
GREAT PERFORMANCE! Amy Winehouse-Some unholy war
DATE: 2008/12/31::
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The Hollow Crown: Shakespeare
The Hollow Crown: Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part I | Great Performances | PBS
DATE: 2013/09/23::
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PBS Great Performances 1999 Closing Funding Credits
PBS Great Performances 1999 Closing Funding Credits
DATE: 2015/01/12::
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GREAT PERFORMANCES |  Scenes from Tony Bennett: Duets II | PBS
GREAT PERFORMANCES | Scenes from Tony Bennett: Duets II | PBS
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Kander and Ebb: Great Performances
Kander and Ebb: Great Performances
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2013-10-18 Josh Groban - Not While I
2013-10-18 Josh Groban - Not While I'm Around (Great Performances)
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Great Performances: Hugh Jackman, "The Surrey with the Fringe on Top" | Oklahoma! | PBS
Great Performances: Hugh Jackman, "The Surrey with the Fringe on Top" | Oklahoma! | PBS
DATE: 2013/11/15::
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Great Performances: Hamlet
Great Performances: Hamlet
DATE: 2010/04/22::
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2013-10-18 Josh Groban - Changing Colors (Great Performances)
2013-10-18 Josh Groban - Changing Colors (Great Performances)
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Great Performances at The Met : Wagner
Great Performances at The Met : Wagner's Ring Cycle
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PBS Great Performances 2008 Funding Credits
PBS Great Performances 2008 Funding Credits
DATE: 2014/10/21::
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GREAT PERFORMANCES | Cats the Musical: A Preview | PBS
GREAT PERFORMANCES | Cats the Musical: A Preview | PBS
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Penelope Wilton and Nicholas Le Prevost in "Bedroom Farce" | Great Performances | PBS
Penelope Wilton and Nicholas Le Prevost in "Bedroom Farce" | Great Performances | PBS
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Great Performances: Hugh Jackman "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin
Great Performances: Hugh Jackman "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'" | Oklahoma! | PBS
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Best 20 X Factor Auditions of All Time HD
Best 20 X Factor Auditions of All Time HD
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GREAT PERFORMANCES | Lang Lang Performs Strauss
GREAT PERFORMANCES | Lang Lang Performs Strauss' Burleske | PBS
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Getting Great Performances from Actors - Directors Close-Up 2013
Getting Great Performances from Actors - Directors Close-Up 2013
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Steve Martin & Edie Brickell perform "Sun
Steve Martin & Edie Brickell perform "Sun's Gonna Shine" | Great Performances | PBS
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PBS Great Performances 2007 Funding Credits
PBS Great Performances 2007 Funding Credits
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Donald Fagen performs "Kid Charlemagne" | Great Performances | PBS
Donald Fagen performs "Kid Charlemagne" | Great Performances | PBS
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Great Performances
Genre Performing Arts
Directed by Steve Ruggi
Presented by Walter Cronkite (1988–2009); Julie Andrews (1989–present), among others
Theme music composer John Williams
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 41
Release
Original channel PBS
Original release November 4, 1972 (1972-11-04) – present
External links
Website

Great Performances, a television series devoted to the performing arts, has been telecast on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) public television since 1972. The show is produced by WNET in New York City (originally in conjunction with KQED San Francisco, WTTW Chicago, Maryland Public Television, South Carolina ETV and KERA-TV of Dallas/Fort Worth).

The series is the longest running performing arts anthology on television, as opposed to a program like Hallmark Hall of Fame, which presents only adaptations of plays and novels as well as made-for-TV films. Great Performances presents concerts, ballet, opera, an occasional documentary such as Toscanini: The Maestro, and plays. The series has also won many television awards, including an Emmy Award, three Peabody Awards [1][2][3] and an Image Award, with nods from the Directors Guild of America and the Cinema Audio Society.[4]

The program's spin-off, Great Performances: Dance In America, which began on PBS in 1976, concentrates solely on dance. The first episode "Sue's Leg: Remembering the Thirties" featured choreography by Twyla Tharp. Later episodes featured such performers as Mikhail Baryshnikov. Although it is not seen as often as previously, there have recently been new Dance in America programs, such as the Emmy-winning 2005 production of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, starring Angel Corella, Gillian Murphy and the American Ballet Theatre.

In 2007, Great Performances began telecasting performances from the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD series,[5] a series of HD opera tapings primarily meant for movie theatres.

Repeat guest hosts include Walter Cronkite, Julie Andrews and Whoopi Goldberg. Major underwriters throughout the show's run have included The National Endowment for the Arts, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, PBS viewers, Exxon, Martin Marietta, Texaco, Deluxe, Duracell, Ernst & Young, Chase Manhattan Bank and UBS.

In 2009, new theme music for Great Performances was introduced, composed by John Williams.[6]

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