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New York City Ballet in Paris

Full Episode

New York City Ballet in Paris is the part one of a two-part special featuring four ballets by NYCB co-founder George Balanchine set to the music of French composers. The program opens with Gounod’s Walpurgisnacht Ballet and culminates with Ravel’s La Valse. Both parts are hosted by NYCB Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins.

New York City Ballet in Paris

Ravel’s La Valse

New York City Ballet in Paris, an all-Balanchine performance, culminates with Ravel’s La Valse. New York City Ballet in Paris is the part one of a two-part special featuring four ballets by NYCB co-founder George Balanchine set to the music of French composers. Part one airs on Friday, February 17 at 9PM on PBS (check local […]

New York City Ballet in Paris

Gounod’s Walpurgisnacht Ballet

NYC Ballet in Paris, opens with Gounod’s Walpurgisnacht Ballet. New York City Ballet in Paris, an all-Balanchine performance, opens with Gounod’s Walpurgisnacht Ballet. New York City Ballet in Paris is the part one of a two-part special featuring four ballets by NYCB co-founder George Balanchine set to the music of French composers. Part one airs […]

GP at the Met: Don Giovanni

La Ci Darem La Mano

Simon Keenlyside (Don Giovanni) and Serena Malfi (Zerlina) perform La Ci Darem La Mano. Charismatic baritone Simon Keenlyside stars as the title role in Don Giovanni in this episode of Great Performances at the Met. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi conducts Tony Award-winner Michael Grandage’s staging of Mozart’s masterpiece. The opera airs Sunday, February 19 […]

GP at the Met: Don Giovanni

Catalog Aria

Leporello (Adam Plachetka) explains Don Giovanni’s lifestyle to Donna Elvira (Malin Byst). Charismatic baritone Simon Keenlyside stars as the title role in Don Giovanni in this episode of Great Performances at the Met. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi conducts Tony Award-winner Michael Grandage’s staging of Mozart’s masterpiece. The opera airs Sunday, February 19 at 12PM. […]

New York City Ballet in Paris

Peter Martins Interview with Paula Zahn

Paula Zahn of NYC-ARTS interviews Peter Martins, Ballet Master in Chief of the New York City Ballet. Born in Denmark, Peter Martins began his association with the Company back in 1967, when he was invited to dance the title role in choreographer George Balanchine’s Apollo during the Company’s appearance at the Edinburgh Festival.   After […]

New York City Ballet Symphony in C

About Symphony in C

The second part of a two-part special, New York City Ballet Symphony in C, opens with Sonatine, a pas de deux of polished simplicity and emotional interplay to the music of Maurice Ravel.  Created in 1975 for the French-born dancers Violette Verdy and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, it is danced here by Megan Fairchild and Joaquin De […]

GP at the Met: Don Giovanni

About the Opera

Simon Keenlyside Stars as Don Giovanni – Conducted by Fabio Luisi – On Great Performances at the Met Sunday, February 19 at 12PM on PBS (Check local listings) Charismatic baritone Simon Keenlyside stars as the title character in Don Giovanni, bringing his acclaimed interpretation of the role to THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met for the […]

Great Performances at The Met – Season Eleven

Great Performances at The Met returns to PBS for its eleventh season in 2017, delighting audiences with 10 productions featuring the world’s leading stars of opera. PBS is excited to highlight two of these operas – Romeo et Juliette and La Traviata – with primetime broadcasts.  The season opened with The Met’s new production of Wagner’s Tristan […]

New York City Ballet in Paris

About the Two-Part NYC Ballet Special

Two-Part Special Celebrating New York City Ballet in Paris   Friday, February 17 and 24 at 9PM on PBS Classic Balanchine ballets to the music of Gounod, Ravel, and Bizet shine in the City of Light During the summer of 2016, New York City Ballet made a triumphant return to Paris for a three-week season […]