Great Performances

Great Performances is a television series devoted to the performing arts, has been telecast on PBS since 1972. The show is produced by WNET in New York City. It is one of the longest running performing arts anthologies on television, second only to Hallmark Hall of Fame. Great Performances presents concerts, ballet, opera, an occasional documentary, and plays. The series has also won many television awards, including an Emmy Award, a Peabody Award, and an Image Award, with nods from the Directors Guild of America and the Cinema Audio Society.

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New York City Ballet in Paris

Episode 44x07; 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.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
44x07: New York City Ballet in ParisFeb 17, 2017
44x06: Bel Canto The OperaJan 13, 2017
44x05: From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2017Jan 1, 2017
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