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Great Performances

PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues.

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Fri., February 24, 2017
9:00 pm
(60 minutes)

New York City Ballet Symphony in C  

Two Balanchine ballets are performed by the New York City Ballet: "Symphony in C," set to the Bizet piece; and "Sonatine," set to the music of Ravel. From Paris.

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Fri., February 24, 2017
9:00 pm
(60 minutes)

New York City Ballet Symphony in C  

Two Balanchine ballets are performed by the New York City Ballet: "Symphony in C," set to the Bizet piece; and "Sonatine," set to the music of Ravel. From Paris.

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Sun., February 26, 2017
2:00 am
(60 minutes)

New York City Ballet Symphony in C  

Two Balanchine ballets are performed by the New York City Ballet: "Symphony in C," set to the Bizet piece; and "Sonatine," set to the music of Ravel. From Paris.

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Sun., February 26, 2017
2:00 am
(60 minutes)

New York City Ballet Symphony in C  

Two Balanchine ballets are performed by the New York City Ballet: "Symphony in C," set to the Bizet piece; and "Sonatine," set to the music of Ravel. From Paris.

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Full Episodes

New York City Ballet in Paris - Full Episode

New York City Ballet in Paris - Full Episode

New York City Ballet in Paris is part one of an all-Balanchine special filmed in Paris.

Brad Paisley – Landmarks Live in Concert Full Episode

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Best-selling country artist Brad Paisley returns home to perform for 35,000 at WVU.

Alicia Keys - Landmarks Live in Concert Full Episode

WETA PassportAlicia Keys - Landmarks Live in Concert Full Episode

Landmarks Live in Concert debuts with Grammy Award-winning artist, Alicia Keys.

Bel Canto the Opera From Lyric Opera of Chicago Full Episode

Bel Canto the Opera From Lyric Opera of Chicago Full Episode

Bel Canto the Opera is based on a novel inspired by the Peruvian hostage crisis of 1996.

Clips

Sonatine - NYC Ballet Symphony in C

Sonatine - NYC Ballet Symphony in C

New York City Symphony in C opens with the rarely seen Ravel's Sonatine.

Symphony in C - NYC Ballet Symphony in C

Symphony in C - NYC Ballet Symphony in C

Balanchine’s Symphony in C is the finale of this two-part New York City Ballet special.

La Ci Darem La Mano | Don Giovanni

La Ci Darem La Mano | Don Giovanni

Simon Keenlyside (Don Giovanni) and Serena Malfi (Zerlina) perform La Ci Darem La Mano.

Catalog Aria | Don Giovanni

Catalog Aria | Don Giovanni

Leporello (Adam Plachetka) explains Don Giovanni's lifestyle to Donna Elvira (Malin Byst).

Previews

New York City Symphony in C - Preview

New York City Symphony in C - Preview

NYC Ballet Symphony in C features Sonatine and culminates in Balanchine's Symphony in C.

GP at the Met: Don Giovanni - Preview

GP at the Met: Don Giovanni - Preview

Simon Keenlyside stars in Mozart's Don Giovanni conducted by Fabio Luisi for The Met.