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Back Home Our repertoire Don Quixote 2022-09-29 19:00
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Don Quixote

Playing from 09 September to 03 October
Choreography
Rudolf Nureyev after Marius Petipa
MUSIc
Léon Minkus arr. by John Lanchbery
CONDUCTOR
Garrett Keast
Set design & Costume
Nadine Baylis
Light
John B. Read
Running time
The performance lasts about 2 hours 45 minutes, including interval

Classical, colorful ballet Don Quixote is back at the Royal Opera


The shrewd nobleman Don Quixote is dreaming of living his life like the gallant knights he reads about in medieval romances. He embarks on a journey to fulfil his dream of fighting all evil in the world together with his sidekick Sancho Panza. They encounter Kitri and Basilio, two lovers who wish for the blessing of Kitri’s father. It is Don Quixote’s chivalric duty to come to their aid…

The masterpiece Don Quixote is a colourful tragicomic adventure for the whole family ¬– a classical ballet informed by Cervantes’ creative mind. This delightful, technically outstanding ballet was created by the legendary choreographer Rudolf Nureyev.


Kungliga Operan Mood 2021 2022 SALONGEN Foto Markus Gårder Webb 3 2


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