Now Hear This

Join Scott Yoo, renowned violinist and conductor of the Mexico City Philharmonic, in Now Hear This, a new four-part documentary miniseries presented by Great Performances that merges music, storytelling, travel and culture, as he chases the secret histories of some of the greatest music ever written.

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Now Hear This "New American Voices"

Scott Yoo explores the work of two new American composers, Sergio Assad and Reena Esmail.

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Now Hear This "New American Voices"

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Now Hear This "Aaron Copland: Dean of American Music"

Scott Yoo explores the life and work of Aaron Copland.

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Now Hear This "Aaron Copland: Dean of American Music"

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Now Hear This "Florence Price and the American Migration"

Host Scott Yoo follows the trail of the great African American composer Florence Price.

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Now Hear This "Florence Price and the American Migration"

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Now Hear This "Amy Beach: American Romantic"

Host Scott Yoo explores the musical influences of American composer Amy Beach.

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Now Hear This "Amy Beach: American Romantic"

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Now Hear This "Beethoven's Ghost"

Go inside the mind of Beethoven as Scott Yoo seeks to make a recording of his music.

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Now Hear This "Beethoven's Ghost"

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Now Hear This “Becoming Mozart”

Travel with host Scott Yoo and Stewart Goodyear as they visit Yoo’s Festival Mozaic.

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Now Hear This “Becoming Mozart”

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Now Hear This “The Schubert Generation”

Celebrate the work of Franz Schubert with host Scott Yoo as he plays with young musicians.

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Now Hear This “The Schubert Generation”

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Now Hear This “Haydn: King of Strings”

Explore the work of famed composer Joseph Haydn’s career with host Scott Yoo and guests.

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Now Hear This “Haydn: King of Strings”

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Now Hear This “Handel: Italian Style”

Scott Yoo returns to Italy to follow in Handel’s footsteps.

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Now Hear This “Handel: Italian Style”

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Now Hear This “Scarlatti: Man Out of Time”

Join Scott in Spain and Morocco to discover the music of Domenico Scarlatti.

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Now Hear This “The Riddle of Bach”

Scott Yoo goes to Germany to learn Bach’s sonatas and partitas.

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Now Hear This “Vivaldi: Something Completely Different”

Scott heads to Northern Italy to chase the story behind Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons."

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Now Hear This “Vivaldi: Something Completely Different”