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Air Date: November 4th, 1972

Series Summary
Presentations of the performing arts.

Rating: TVG

Genres: Drama, Dance, Anthology, Music

Episodes

Next Episode - Season 43, Ep. 8 : New York City Ballet Symphony in CFeb 24, 2017

The New York City Ballet performs two classic ballets by George Balanchine -- Georges Bizet's Symphony in C and Sonatine, set to the music of Maurice Ravel.

  • Season 43 - Episode 10 : Young Men Apr 7, 2017

    A film about the World War I experience features dancers from the BalletBoyz company.

  • Season 43 - Episode 9 : Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars With the LA Phil Mar 31, 2017

    Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic in a program featuring Latin tangos.

  • Season 43 - Episode 8 : New York City Ballet Symphony in C Feb 24, 2017

    The New York City Ballet performs two classic ballets by George Balanchine -- Georges Bizet's Symphony in C and Sonatine, set to the music of Maurice Ravel.

  • Season 43 - Episode 7 : New York City Ballet in Paris Feb 17, 2017

    The New York City Ballet performs an all-Balanchine program that includes the Walpurgisnacht Ballet and La valse, set to music by Charles Gounod and Maurice Ravel.

  • Season 43 - Episode 6 : Bel Canto The Opera Jan 13, 2017

    Contemporary story inspired by the 126-day hostage crisis at the Japanese ambassador's house in Lima, Peru, which explores tensions and alliances between terrorists and hostages.