Dance in America: A Balanchine Tribute
A two-part remembrance of George Balanchine (1904-83) traces his development and ballet legacy. Part 1 covers his early training in St. Petersburg and his immigration to America, where he helped establish the New York City Ballet. Excerpts from his dances include "Apollo" and "Concerto Barocco." Frank Langella narrates.
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- Premiered: November 4, 1972
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)