Minkus' 'Don Quijote' from the
Ballet Nacional de Cuba -
'... gorgeous sound and visuals.'
For a foreign company to perform in the heart of Paris, its artistic credentials must be of stellar quality. Indeed, this breathtaking performance of Minkus' perennial favourite has all the refined qualities that one expects from a top dancing 'troupe' and I dare say even more.
The latin flavor of the story and the music suited the dancers like a glove, and every member was evidently caught up in the fire and passion of Kitri and Basilio's love, and the forlorn heroics and amorous hallucinations of the 'Don'...
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