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Reserve Friday evenings in September for music, dance and a variety of spectacular performances on Great Performances, only here on WTVP.

Great Performances

Yannick Reminisces About His Musical Childhood

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Yannick reminisces about his artistic upbringing and how he fell in love with music.

GREAT PERFORMANCES
YANNICK AN ARTIST’S JOURNEY
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 8 PM

Great Performances: Yannick – An Artist’s Journey follows Nézet-Séguin on his journey from 10-year-old budding conductor to the pinnacle of the opera world, capturing the creative process and what it means to refine the soul of an artist. Behind-the-scenes footage shows the maestro in rehearsal with Met Opera soprano Diana Damrau (La Traviata) and in coaching sessions with young artists like Gabriela Reyes. Great Performances follow this energetic artist as he delves ever more deeply into music and the artistic collaborations that sustain him.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 09/03/2021 @ 8:00 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sat, 09/04/2021 @ 12:00 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 09/06/2021 @ 2:00 AM

GREAT PERFORMANCES
THE RED SHOES
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 8 PM

Great Performances premieres The Red Shoes, based on Hans Christian Anderson’s dark fairytale, and features romantic music of the Hollywood golden-age. It won the Best Entertainment, and Best Theatre Choreographer, in 2017 in London. This was taped in London’s Sadler’s Wells Theatre in January 2020.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 09/17/2021 @ 8:00 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sat, 09/18/2021 @ 12:00 AM
Dances on stage in retro bathing suites.