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New York City Ballet Symphony in C - Preview

Preview: Season 44 Episode 15 | 30s

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. Symphony in C opens with Ravel's Sonatine. Bizet's Symphony in C is the finale of the two-part special. Both programs are hosted by NYCB Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins.

Aired: 02/24/17

Rating: NR

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