Great Performances

La Traviata | Great Performances at the Met

Aug 21, 2017
Met Opera' main charcters on stage
Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

Fri., Aug. 27 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Hear Sonya Yoncheva sing the tragic courtesan in Verdi’s classic, with Michael Fabiano as her lover.

Andrea in front of the orchestra
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Fri. June 30 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1  | Hear the international superstar in performance at the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy.

will.i.am on stage in black hat
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Fri. June 23 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23. 1 | Enjoy a LIVE performance from artist will.i.am at London's Royal Albert Hall.

Romeo et Juliette | Great Performances

Apr 13, 2017
Met Opera's main characters on stage
Courtesy of Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera

Fri. April 14 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Relish Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau in Bartlett Sher’s staging of Gounod’s opera.

John Williams and Gustavo Dudamel on stage
Courtesy of Mathew Imaging / PBS

Fri. Mar. 31 at 7pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Celebrate composer Williams’ achievements with Dudamel, the orchestra and violinist Itzhak Perlman.

Brad Paisley | Landmarks LIVE in Concert

Jan 23, 2017
Brad Paisley with crowd
Courtesy / Great Performances

Fri. Jan. 27 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Country music superstar Brad Paisley returns to his roots in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains for a special outdoor concert at West Virginia University.

Landmarks Live in Concert | Alicia Keys

Jan 17, 2017
Courtesy of Great Performances / PBS

Fri. Jan. 20 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | New pop music series debuts with Grammy winner Alicia Keys performing in various New York locales.

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses

Dec 7, 2016
Courtesy of Robert Viglasky © 2015 Carnival Film & Television Ltd / PBS

Sun. Dec. 18 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The Wars of the Roses part II continues the epic saga with more lavish film adaptations of Shakespeare’s history plays. From Great Performances.

Hamilton's America on Great Performances

Nov 25, 2016
Hamilton's America
Courtesy of Joan Marcus / PBS

Fri. Dec. 2 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | A look at the creation of "Hamilton" Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical. 

Courtesy of 2015 Richard Schuster / PBS

Fri. Aug. 28 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The Vienna Philharmonic performs an open-air concert from the gardens of Austria’s Imperial Schönbrunn Palace.