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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Sex and sin have taken over the city of Alexandria, now ruled over by the lusty courtesan Thaïs, who spends her days pursuing sensual delights. Renowned tenor Plácido Domingo plays a pious monk determined to save the courtesan's soul and bring the city back to God. But as the sinner becomes a saint, the holy man falls victim to his own passion for Thaïs. This thrilling production from the Finnish National Opera has taken European opera houses by storm and now brings its intoxicating melodies and exotic colors to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, thanks to LA Opera. Performed in French with projected English translations, Thaïs will seduce you with its glittering costumes and sets and the passionate soprano of the incomparable Nino Machaidze, as Thaïs. Learn More
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Featured review from Michael S.Red Velvet
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This is a very enjoyable performance with dancers, though not the best in the world, still very very good. This is a good first ballet to take children to. It's a comic ballet with broad humor children will enjoy. Also, it's not very long 2 hours including 2 intermissions, so children are unlikely to be bored.
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“Those looking for passion, Latin or otherwise, will find it in this idiosyncratic 1988 version of the 19th-century Don Quixote…a production filled with dramatic motivation.” —The New York Times
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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