High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! X Ray is a ballet made by New York City Ballet balletmaster in chief Peter Martins to John Adams' 1994 Violin Concerto, commissioned jointly by the Minnesota Orchestra and City Ballet. THe ballet premiere took place November 22, 1994, at the New York State Theater, Lincoln Center; since June 1995 it has been performed as the third movement of Martins' Adams Violin Concerto ballet. THe company was named New York City Ballet when it became resident at City Center of Music and Drama in 1948. ITs success was marked by its move to the New York State Theater, now David H. KOch Theater, designed by Philip Johnson to Balanchine's specifications. CIty Ballet went on to become the first ballet company in the United States to have two permanent venue engagements: one at Lincoln Center's David H.