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Rudolf Noureev's Don Quixote: Ballet de l'Opéra National de Paris

About the Event

Witness the soloists and Corps de Ballet from the Opéra de Paris perform a spectacular act in Rudolf Noureev's Don Quixote at the historic Opéra Bastille in Paris.

Follow the story of Kitri and Basilio, two lovers who use all possible tricks to see each other despite the disapproval of Kitri's father. In this joyful work with Spanish flair, Noureev's choreography showcases the virtuosity of the dancers in a great variety of ensembles and pas de deux inspired by Marius Petipa.

Cast / Production

Don Quixote
Ballet in one prologue and three acts

Libretto: Miguel de Cervantès (several episodes from the novel)
Music: Ludwig Minkus
Arrangements: John Lanchbery
Choreography: Rudolf Noureev, after Marius Petipa
Set design: Alexandre Beliaev
Costume design: Elena Rivkina
Lighting design: Philippe Albaric
Conductor: Gavriel Heine

Les Étoiles, les Premiers Danseurs et le Corps de Ballet
Orchestre de l’Opéra national de Paris

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