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Bryan Adams in Concert: Full Episode
A legend's career retrospective, with new interviews, performance footage, and more.
Composer John Williams is paid tribute at the LA Phil's gala opening night concert.
Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones and Boyd Gaines star in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
The conductor's inaugural concert as BSO Music Director, with opera star guests.
An encore of Anna Deavere Smith’s theatrical work about the 1992 L.A. riots.
Mark Morris’s signature work set to Handel and Milton is on television for the first time.
The New York Philharmonic performs with Joshua Bell, Renée Fleming and Josh Groban.
Diana Damrau sings an excerpt from "O Dieu Brahma," Leila's Act 1 aria.
Matthew Polenzani and Mariusz Kwiecien sing "Au fond du temple saint" in The Pearl Fishers
Joan Baez and Judy Collins sing "Diamonds and Rust", a song written by Joan Baez.
Joan Baez and Paul Simon sing "The Boxer", written by Simon.
Joan Baez sings 'Forever Young,' a song written by Bob Dylan.
Joan Baez and David Crosby Sing "Blackbird"
Soprano Marlis Petersen talks about mastering Berg's twelve-tone technique.
Soprano Marlis Petersen discusses the story of Lulu from her character's point of view.
This season of GP at the Met features The Pearl Fishers by French composer Georges Bizet.
Watch a preview clip of the Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration concert.
William Kentridge directs the opera Lulu, starring Marlis Petersen as the femme fatale.
Johan Botha, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Michelle DeYoung, Peter Mattei star; Levine conducts.
Aleksandrs Antonenko in his first Met performance as Otello, the tormented Moor of Venice.
Soprano Anna Netrebko and Tenor Yonghoon Lee in their Met role debuts in the Verdi opera.
Julie Andrews hosts the annual New Year’s Day celebration with the Vienna Philharmonic.
The superstar tenor's salute to the movies, with Italian and Hollywood songs and scores.