This Week at Lincoln Center: "Le Corsaire"

Clip: Season 2019 Episode 447 | 1m

As part of the American Ballet Theatre’s 2019 Spring season, "Le Corsaire" runs through June 15th at the Metropolitan Opera House. The story revolves around a dashing pirate’s love for a beautiful harem girl; a love which sets the scene for suspenseful abductions and dramatic rescues. With over 120 performers, this ballet showcases the American Ballet Theater’s roster of virtuoso dancers.

Aired: 06/14/19

Rating: NR

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