Great Performances

New York City Ballet in Paris - Full Episode

Passport Season 44 Episode 13 | 53m 36s

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.

Aired: 02/17/17

Expires: 02/23/20

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

GREAT PERFORMANCES is made possible by the Irene Diamond Fund, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Arts Fund, The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation, LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, Rosalind P. Walter, The Agnes Varis Trust, The Starr Foundation, Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, Ellen and James S. Marcus, The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, Lenore Hecht Foundation, Abra Prentice Foundation, The Lewis “Sonny” Turner Fund for Dance, Jody and John Arnhold, Anne Ray Charitable Trust, and PBS.