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GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends® 2019

GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends® 2019

Season 47 Episode 5 | 1hr 53m 36s

In collaboration with the Recording Academy™, Great Performances presents GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®, the fourth annual all-star concert offering a primetime spotlight for the Recording Academy’s 2019 Special Merit Awards recipients.

Aired: 10/17/19 | Expires: 11/15/19
GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends® 2019
Major series funding for GREAT PERFORMANCES is provided by The Joseph & Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation, the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Arts Fund, the LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, Jody and John Arnhold, the Abra Prentice Foundation, The Starr Foundation, The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, the Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, the Thea Petschek Iervolino Foundation, Seton J. Melvin, the Estate of Worthington Mayo-Smith, the Jack Lawrence Charitable Remainder Trust Worchell Lawrence, and Ellen and James S. Marcus.
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Experience this Shakespearean classic directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon.
Ancient Babylon comes to life in this production of Verdi’s early masterpiece.
Follow host Scott Yoo’s journey to compose a piece of music for the first time.
Explore how virtuosos become maestros, featuring Yo-Yo Ma, Lynn Chang and more.
Explore the work of two legendary virtuosos, Niccolò Paganini and Robert Johnson.
Visit Julliard Pre-College with Scott Yoo to play with some of tomorrow’s virtuosos.
A diva returns to South America to perform at Manaus—and to search for her lost lover.
Experience Ivo van Hove’s production of composer Jake Heggie’s opera.
Honor one of the most beloved stars in country music history.
Celebrate 20 years at Walt Disney Concert Hall with the LA Phil.
Extras
Find your front row seat at home for four nights of acclaimed theater productions.
Ato Blankson-Wood (Hamlet) and Lorraine Toussaint (Gertrude) in The Public Theater's "Haml
Solea Pfeiffer performs Ophelia's flower monologue from Hamlet Act IV Scene 5.
Ato Blankson-Wood performs "To be, or not to be" at the Delacorte Theater.
George Gagnidze and Liudmyla Monastyrska perform “Oh, di qual’onta aggravasi.”
Follow host Scott Yoo’s journey to compose a piece of music for the first time.
Explore how virtuosos become maestros, featuring Yo-Yo Ma, Lynn Chang and more.
Explore the work of two legendary virtuosos, Niccolò Paganini and Robert Johnson.
Scott Yoo meets with composer Augusta Read Thomas to get out of a creative rut.
Koto player Yumi Kurosawa performs her piece "Lucky Stars."