Russian National Ballet: Don Quixote
With colorful costumes, grand choreography and captivating music, the Russian National Ballet’s production of Don Quixote brings this timeless classic to life. An old nobleman, Don Quixote de la Mancha, decides he must seek out adventure and sets off on a fanciful quest for love, honor and dignity. Originally choreographed by Marius Petipa to the music of Ludwig Minkus, modern productions of Don Quixote are derived from the version staged by Alexander Gorsky for the Bolshoi Theatre of Moscow in 1900. The world-renowned Russian National Ballet, under the artistic direction of legendary Bolshoi principal dancer Elena Radchenko, enlightens, inspires and entertains audiences around the world with a repertory of all the great classical ballet works.