Gospel singer Mahalia Jackson

Gospel singer Mahalia Jackson participated in the Civil Rights Movement and performed at the March on Washington in 1963.

Credit: Courtesy of Library of Congress

Join opera legends, musical icons and stars of the stage for a weekend full of monumental music and much more. Take a look at what’s coming up!

Great Performances: The Magic of Spirituals - Friday, March 3 at 7 PM & Saturday, March 4 at 4 PM

Glimpse behind the curtain at opera legends Kathleen Battle and Jessye Norman’s famed concert at Carnegie Hall on March 18, 1990, featuring performance clips and new interviews with opera star Angel Blue, Met Opera General Manager Peter Gelb and more.

Elvis Presley: '68 Comeback Special - Saturday, March 4 at 5:30 PM

Watch one of the great moments in rock and roll history as Elvis performs some of the best music of his life. Taped in Burbank, California, this television special - his first - was a brilliant milestone for Elvis and saved his career.

My Music: 70s Soul Superstars - Saturday, March 4 at 7 PM

Soul diva Patti LaBelle hosts the historic reunion of classic recording artists of the decade, including the Commodores, original lead Eugene Record reuniting with the Chi-Lites, the Stylistics and many more.

Freedom Songs: The Music of the Civil Rights Movement - Sunday, March 5 at 5:30 PM

Explore how music helped sustain and was in turn inspired by the Civil Rights Movement. Featuring archival interviews and performances from many of the greatest artists of the soul era and beyond.

Les Misérables: The Staged Concert - Sunday, March 5 at 7 PM

Join the stellar cast for a staged concert of the beloved musical that became a worldwide phenomenon seen by over 120 million people. The magnificent score includes the songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More” and “On My Own.”