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George Jones: Still Playin’ Possum

Honor one of the most beloved stars in country music history with this all-star tribute concert.

  • Airdate Friday, February 23, 2024 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Original2/23/2024
  • GPER4814
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Episodes

Richard III

Experience Shakespeare’s tragedy recorded from Central Park starring Danai Gurira in the title role.

  • GPER
Andrea Bocelli Live in Central Park

Acclaimed tenor Andrea Bocelli performs a concert in Central Park.

  • Original12/2/2011
  • GPERPABC
Unforgettable With Love – Natalie Cole

Experience the talent of Natalie Cole in this concert that pays tribute to her father, Nat King Cole. 

  • Original11/27/2021
  • GPER
From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2022

Ring in the new year at the Musikverein with Vienna Philharmonic and host Hugh Bonneville.

  • Original1/1/2022
  • GPER4701
Reopening: The Broadway Revival

Go behind the scenes of Broadway as shows reunite, rehearse and re-stage after the pandemic hiatus.

  • Original1/18/2022
  • GPER
Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine

Honor the best films and performances of 2021 that resonate with older viewers.

  • Original3/18/2022
  • GPER4702
The Conductor

Follow Marin Alsop's journey to become the first female music director of a major symphony.

  • Original3/25/2022
  • GPER
NOW HEAR THIS: Amy Beach: American Romantic

Join Scott Yoo as he investigates the work and life of one of America’s greatest Romantic composers.

  • Original4/8/2022
  • GPER4615
NOW HEAR THIS: Florence Price and the American Migration

Follow the trail of one of America’s first recognized Black female composers and piano virtuosos.

  • Original4/15/2022
  • GPER4616
NOW HEAR THIS: Aaron Copland: Dean of American Music

Learn how the works of an American classical composer developed into a signature American sound.

  • Original4/22/2022
  • GPER4617
NOW HEAR THIS: New American Voices

Discover how two American composers are inspired by their Brazilian and Indian immigrant roots.

  • Original4/29/2022
  • GPER4618
Merry Wives

Experience Shakespeare’s comedy from the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park set in South Harlem. 

  • Original5/20/2022
  • GPER4705
Keeping Company with Sondheim

Take an inside look at the reimagined production as it returns to Broadway during the pandemic. 

  • Original5/27/2022
  • GPER
Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2022

Enjoy the Vienna Philharmonic’s annual summer night concert at Austria’s Schönbrunn Palace.

  • Original8/26/2022
  • GPER
Vienna Summer Night Concert 2022

Enjoy the Vienna Philharmonic’s annual summer night concert at Austria’s Schönbrunn Palace.

  • Original8/26/2022
  • GPER
Black Lucy and The Bard

Explore Shakespeare’s love life in this ballet featuring music by GRAMMY winner Rhiannon Giddens.

  • Original9/16/2022
  • GPER
Intimate Apparel

Experience this powerful opera with a libretto by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage.

  • Original9/23/2022
  • GPER
NY Phil Reopening of David Geffen Hall

Celebrate with a performance of Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” led by Music Director Jaap van Zweden.

  • Original11/4/2022
  • GPER
Josh Groban's Great Big Radio City Show

Experience the world-renowned baritone perform with special guests including Cyndi Lauper and more. 

  • Original11/25/2022
  • GPER
From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2023

Celebrate the new year from the opulent Musikverein hosted by PBS favorite Hugh Bonneville.

  • Original1/1/2023
  • GPER4801
Movies for Grownups with AARP the Magazine

Honor the best films and performances of 2022 that resonate with older viewers.

  • Original2/17/2023
  • GPER4802
The Magic of Spirituals

Glimpse behind the curtain at opera stars Kathleen Battle and Jessye Norman’s famed 1990 concert.

  • Original2/24/2023
  • GPER4711
Remember This

Experience Oscar nominee David Strathairn as World War II hero and Holocaust witness, Jan Karski.

  • Original3/13/2023
  • GPER
NOW HEAR THIS: Piazzola's History with Tango

Tango to Buenos Aires, Argentina, with host Scott Yoo to explore the evolution of the music genre.

  • Original4/7/2023
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NOW HEAR THIS: Schumann: Genius and Madness

Visit Europe with host Scott Yoo as he investigates Schumann’s bipolar disorder and creative genius.

  • Original4/14/2023
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NOW HEAR THIS: Andy Akiho Found (his) Sound

Experience the creation of music from this Japanese American composer with host Scott Yoo.

  • Original4/21/2023
  • GPER4805
NOW HEAR THIS: Albéniz: Portraits of Spain

Discover the musical inspirations of Spain with host Scott Yoo and GRAMMY winner David Russell.

  • Original4/28/2023
  • GPER4806
Celebrating 50 Years of Broadway's Best

Enjoy a revue of Broadway favorites from 1973 to 2023 hosted by two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster.

  • Original5/12/2023
  • GPER4807
Leonard Bernstein's Kaddish Symphony

Experience Bernstein protégé Marin Alsop conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Ravinia.

  • Original8/21/2023
  • GPER4808
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Summer Night Concert 2023

Join the orchestra for an open-air concert from the gardens of Austria’s Imperial Schönbrunn Palace.

  • Original8/25/2023
  • GPER4809
New York City Ballet in Madrid

Enjoy two masterpieces by George Balanchine and a new work by Justin Peck from Madrid’s Teatro Real. 

  • Original10/27/2023
  • GPER
Message in a Bottle

Experience triple-Olivier Award nominee Kate Prince’s dance and theater show set to the songs of 17-time Grammy winner Sting.

  • Original11/3/2023
  • GPER
Making Shakespeare: The First Folio

Celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s First Folio with the story of its publication.

  • Original11/17/2023
  • GPER
From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2024

Celebrate the New Year with waltzes by Strauss and PBS favorite Hugh Bonneville from the Musikverein. 

  • Original1/1/2024
  • GPER
George Jones: Still Playin’ Possum

Honor one of the most beloved stars in country music history with this all-star tribute concert.

  • Airdate Friday, February 23, 2024 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Original2/23/2024
  • GPER4814