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Don Quixote

Playing from 27 March to 20 April
Rudolf Nurejev after Marius Petipa
Léon Minkus arr. by John Lanchbery
Set design & Costume
Nadine Baylis
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 cunning nobleman Don Quixote is fantasising about living the life of the noble knights of medieval legends. Together with his squire, Sancho Panza, he goes out into the world in order to realise his dream and fight all evil. On the way, they encounter Kitri and Basilio, two lovers that are fighting for Kitri’s father’s blessing. To Don Quixote it is an act of chivalry to come to their aid …

Don Quixote is a classic ballet, alive with Cervantes’ fantastical creations and a vivid, tragicomical adventure. The legendary dancer and choreographer Rudolf Nureyev created this vibrant, life-affirming family production.

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Garret Keast

Royal Swedish Ballet & Royal Swedish Orchestra