Don Quixote from the Paris Opera Ballet
Sunday Apr 13 01:00 PM
Tuesday Apr 15 01:00 PM
Doris Duke Theatre
About the Film:
Rudolf Nureyev after Marius Petipa | Ballet in Three Acts | Music by Ludwig Minkus| 158 mins.
Don’t miss Rudolf Nureyev’s version of one of the most popular ballets of all time, first performed by the Paris Opera Ballet in 1981. Don Quixote and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, get mixed up in the wild love affairs of the stunning Kitri and the seductive Basilio in this richly colorful, humorous and virtuoso ballet. Captured live on December 18, 2012.
Music: Ludwig Minkus
Arrangement: John Lanchbery
Choreography and Staging: Rudolf Nureyev after Marius Petipa (Paris Opera, 1981)
Conductor: Kevin Rhodes
Starring: Paris Opera Ballet: the Etoiles and Premiers danseurs and Corps de ballet