Ron Carter: Finding the Right Notes

Fri, 10/21/2022 - 9:00pm

 Discover the life and music of jazz luminary Ron Carter, the most recorded bassist in history.


Irma: My Life in Music

Fri, 10/14/2022 - 10:00pm

This film takes a look at the life of GRAMMY Award winner Irma Thomas, whose career spans an amazing half-century.


Public Radio Music Day

Wed, 10/26/2022 - 9:00am

Join WXXI Classical, WRUR-FM 88.5, and WITH-FM 90.1 for this nationwide celebration that recognizes public radio’s essential community service and its unique role in music discovery.


Great Performances: Intimate Apparel

Fri, 01/20/2023 - 8:30pm

Set in turn of the century New York, this opera tells the story of Esther (played by Kearstin Piper Brown), a lonely, single African-American woman who makes her living sewing corsets and ladies’ undergarments.


Great Performances "Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2022"

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 9:00pm

Enjoy the Vienna Philharmonic’s annual summer night concert with cellist Gautier Capuçon under the direction of guest conductor Andris Nelsons at Austria’s Schönbrunn Palace.


Fever: The Music of Peggy Lee

Sun, 08/21/2022 - 1:00pm

Explore the life and songs of music legend Peggy Lee.


Last of the Breed

Fri, 08/19/2022 - 9:30pm

The treasure trove of honky-tonk hits and Texas swing tunes that turned the album Last of the Breed â€” by the legendary Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price — into a major-selling hit airs as a once-in-a-lifetime concert event. 


Freedom Songs: The Music of the Civil Rights Movement

Tue, 02/28/2023 - 10:00pm

Explore how music helped sustain the most important movement of the 20th century and was in turn inspired by the struggle for equality and human rights. 


Great Performances at the Met: Ariadne Auf Naxos

Sun, 08/07/2022 - 1:00pm

Soprano Lise Davidsen brings one of her signature roles to the Met for the first time as the mythological Greek heroine of Strauss’ masterpiece conducted by Marek Janowski.


American Anthems

Sun, 07/31/2022 - 1:00pm

Across the country, in every community, unsung heroes are quietly working to improve the lives of others. Their inspiring efforts often receive little fanfare — until now. 

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