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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Featured review from Kathleen O'NanRed Velvet
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This ballet was not only technically astounding, it also was incredibly beautiful and inspiring. I don't understand the negative reviews but the vast majority of the audience certainly did not agree with the nay-sayers. The audience broke out in extended applause numerous times throughout the performance and gave a lengthy standing ovation at the end. It was fun, funny, sweet and tender. We had great seats. Thanks, Goldstar!
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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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