Ballet Nacional de Cuba Performs Its Classic Don Quixote
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The last date listed for Ballet Nacional de Cuba's Don Quixote was Sunday June 26, 2011 / 2:00pm.
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Now in its 60th year, the pioneering Paul Taylor Dance Company stages several of its acclaimed pieces at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Dubbed the "naughty boy" of dance by Martha Graham, Taylor's not only one of the greatest modern choreographers of the 20th century, he's also one of the 21st century's most daring innovators, still creating well into his 80s. His 16-member company embodies his continuing genius and nurtures new talent -- Tony winners Twyla Tharp and David Parsons are among its many distinguished alumni. Expect a wonderful show of kinetic movement, enthralling storytelling and surprising humor from one of the true legends of the form. Learn More
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A traditional ballet with excellent sets and costumes. The story is easy to follow. The lead dancers were fantastic as was the primary Torero. There were many cases were other dancers were showcased -- that got kinda boring -- but for the most part, it was one of the best performances I have seen.
Quotes & Highlights
- Read the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.musiccenter.org/events/dance_1011_nacionaldecuba.pdf">full program</a>.
- See articles on Ballet Nacional de Cuba from <a target="_blank" href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/stage/2010/mar/16/dance-ballet-nacional-de-cuba"><em>The Guardian</em></a> and <a target="_blank" href="http://www.musiccenter.org/events/dance_1011_nacionaldecuba_dancemagazine.pdf"><em>Dance</em></a> magazine.
- "Those looking for passion, Latin or otherwise, will find it in this idiosyncratic 1988 version of the 19th-century <em>Don Quixote</em>…a production filled with dramatic motivation." --<em>The New York Times</em>
Combining classical romanticism with a Latin boldness, Ballet Nacional de Cuba is one of the most prestigious ballet companies performing today. The company will present the classic Don Quixote featuring the fearless strength of its dancers and Alicia Alonso's inventive choreography accompanied by the L.A. Opera Orchestra. Rarely touring in the U.S., this Music Center debut is an event that can't be missed.
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