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Refined Qualities

Minkus' 'Don Quijote' from the
Ballet Nacional de Cuba -
impresses
GERALD FENECH

'... gorgeous sound and visuals.'

Ballet Nacional de Cuba - Don Quijote. © 2007 Bel Air Media - Les étés de la Danse - Ballet Nacional de Cuba - Focus Danse Munich; 2008 Bel Air Classiques

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'...

Copyright © 3 August 2011 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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