Latest Great Performances Stories

2014-07-17 12:27:53

Featuring piano virtuoso Lang Lang as special guest, symphonic poems by Berlioz and Richard Strauss dominate Vienna Philharmonic program on the occasion of the latter's 150th birthday

2014-06-23 12:26:51

The Los Angeles Philharmonic's acclaimed performance under the stars in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the composer's birth interspersed with archival footage NEW YORK, June

2014-05-29 12:24:55

Kristine Opolais stars, in a history-making Met role debut as Mimì; she agreed to replace an ailing colleague just hours after her first company performance in the title role of "Madama Butterfly"

2014-05-27 16:22:46

NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Borodin's operatic masterpiece Prince Igor, which had its first Met performances since 1917 earlier this year, will be broadcast on

2014-05-13 08:29:19

Emmy-winning filmmaker Nancy Buirski spotlights Le Clercq's ballet career, struggle with polio, and influence on George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins and dance NEW YORK, May 13, 2014

2014-04-29 16:25:42

NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Renée Fleming sings one of her signature roles, the title character in Dvo?ák's sumptuously melodic Rusalka, on Great

2014-04-22 16:22:42

NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a place called Hell Valley, high in the Japanese Alps, a troop of snow monkeys clings together for warmth and support in the frigid mornings

2014-04-16 12:25:18

Veteran producer and filmmaker Michael Kantor to head the long-running PBS series NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WNET, parent company of New York's public television

2014-04-14 20:21:52

Joe Hutto crosses the species divide and becomes part of a wild mule deer family NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For writer, artist and naturalist Joe Hutto ("My

2014-03-28 12:23:02

Award-winning production comes to public television after triumphant premiere in London in 2012 and U.S.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.