Like every year, the Paris Opera organizes a great classical ballet on the occasion of the end of the year celebrations. This year, Don Quichote is showing. The show choreographed by Rudolf Nureyev welcomes in its ranks the star dancer Valentine Colasante.
A ballet by Rudolf Nureyev
The Opéra Bastille presents, from December 9, 2021 to January 2, 2022, Don Quichote, a ballet by the famous Rudolf Nureyev, taken from the novel by Cervantes and inspired by the choreography of Marius Petipa. This hymn to dance, performed by the Ballet de l’Opéra national de Paris, features Kitri and Basilio, two lovers ready for everyone to find each other, despite the disagreement of Kitri’s father.
A choregraphy by Marius Petipa
Inspired by the choreography of Marius Petipa, Don Quixote by Rudolf Nureyev is a true dance festival that highlights soloists and Corps de Ballet, in a wide variety of ensembles and pas de deux. At the heart of the ballet, the lovers Kitri and Basilio use every trick to find each other, despite the resistance of Kitri’s father. The shimmering costumes, with Spanish accents, help to create a lively and joyful work.
Place de la Bastille