New York City Ballet in Paris - Preview
Preview: Season 44 Episode 13
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 programs are hosted by NYCB Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins.
Aired: 02/17/17Video has closed captioning.
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