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The New York Philharmonic performs with Joshua Bell, Renée Fleming and Josh Groban.
A performance documentary celebrating the very best in American singing.
The live broadcast of Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of Our National Anthem.
Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the composer Verdi's birth with his Requiem.
Matthew Bourne’s haunting new scenario for the ballet is a gothic fairy tale for all ages.
Sting performs songs from his new album and forthcoming musical, "The Last Ship."
"Barrymore" is the film adaptation of the Broadway play starring Christopher Plummer.
This Royal National Theatre production gave Hugh Jackman his breakout musical role.
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Annie Lennox performs "Georgia on My Mind" from her Nostalgia album, live in concert.
The singer-songwriter performs his Grammy Award-winning ballad from 1991.
Bryan Adams performs his cover of The Beach Boys classic.
Bryan Adams performs the hit he first sang with Tina Turner in 1984.
"Se" is performed by Josh Groban, Renée Fleming and Joshua Bell, with Alan Gilbert.
Aleksandrs Antonenko sings Don José's aria from Act II of Bizet's Carmen.
“Love is a rebellious bird that nobody can tame” starts the aria with the famous melody.
Star soprano Anna Netrebko in her North American debut as the ambitious Lady Macbeth.
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Mark Morris’s signature work set to Handel and Milton is on television for the first time.
The acclaimed singer-songwriter shares an evening of his rock classics.
With the New York Philharmonic, featuring Joshua Bell, Renée Fleming and Josh Groban.
Bizet’s Carmen returns with Anita Rachvelishvili and Aleksandrs Antonenko.
Verdi’s powerful Shakespearean tragedy, with Željko Lučić and Anna Netrebko.
Mozart's opera of marital discord is conducted by Met Music Director James Levine.
Opera singer Renée Fleming convenes a festival celebrating American vocal artistry.
Julie Andrews hosts this annual New Year's Day celebration with the Vienna Philharmonic.
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