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Great Performances Programs

Great Performances | The Hollow Crown

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Watch Fridays, September 20 through October 11, 2013 at 9pm | Experience four of Shakespeare’s history plays assembled into a single chronological narrative.

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Great Performances at the Met | Aida

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Watch Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 2pm | Hear Liudmyla Monastyrska, Roberto Alagna and Olga Borodina in Verdi’s opera, set in Ancient Egypt.

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Great Performances at the Met | Francesca Da Rimini

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Watch Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 2pm | Enjoy a rare revival of Zandonai’s masterpiece, starring Eva-Maria Westbroek and Marcello Giordani.

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Great Performances at the Met | Handel's Giulio Cesare

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Watch Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 2pm | Hear David Daniels and Natalie Dessay sing the roles of Julius Caesar and Cleopatra in Handel’s opera.

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Great Performances at the Met | Parsifal

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Watch Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 2pm | Hear Rene Pape, Katarina Dalayman, Jonas Kaufmann and Evgeny Nikitin in Wagner’s final masterpiece.

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Great Performances | Paul Simon's Graceland Journey

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Watch Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 9pm | Learn why Graceland was so controversial in 1986 and why Paul Simon faced such vehement criticism.

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Great Performances at the Met | Maria Stuarda

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Watch Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 5pm | Hear Joyce DiDonato as Mary and Elza van den Heever as her rival in Donizetti’s historical opera.

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Great Performances | Dancing at Jacob's Pillow: Never Stand Still

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Watch Friday, July 26, 2013 at 9pm | Enter a world of dance, the artists who dedicate their lives to it and a place where it flourishes.

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Great Performances at the Met | Rigoletto

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Watch Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 3pm | Enjoy Piotr Beczala, Željko Lučić and Diana Damrau in Verdi’s masterwork.

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Great Performances | Dance in America: NY Export: Opus Jazz

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Watch Friday, June 21, 2013 at 10pm | Taking Robbins' masterpiece off of the stage and placing it back into the landscapes that inspired it, New York City.

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Bach at New Year's

Bach at New Year's:
A Blast of Brass

January 1, 2014 at 3pm at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Amplifying upstate New York's creative economy.
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