Great Performances

PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perhaps its most famous. There have been more than 600 `Great Performances' all told. Some might have been...

Season 44, Episode 6 Bel Canto the Opera

First Aired: January 13, 2017

An American opera diva is among the hostages taken when terrorists storm a diplomatic gathering in Lima, Peru; and, during the months-long crisis, unexpected alliances form between the captors and captives. Adapted from Ann Patchett's novel "Bel Canto," the opera features a score is by Jimmy López and libretto by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Nilo Cruz.

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