Great Performances

New York City Ballet Symphony in C - Full Episode

Season 44 Episode 15 | 52m 35s

New York City Ballet Symphony in C is part two 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 Ravel's Sonatine. The finale of the two-part special is Balanchine’s Symphony in C, a signature work of the NYC Ballet to a score by Bizet. Both parts are hosted by NYCB Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins.

Aired: 02/24/17

Expired: 04/01/18

Rating: NR

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