Bolshoi, Encore Showing
Cervantes’ hero comes to life in the Bolshoi’s critically acclaimed staging of this exalting performance.
Music: Léon Minkus
Choreographer: Alexie Fadeyechev
Starring: Ekaterina Krysanova, Semyon Chudin, Alexei Loparevich, Olga Smirnova, Anna Tikhomirova
Inspired by heroic stories of brave knights, Don Quixote of La Mancha and his faithful servant Sancho Panza set out on an adventure to meet his ideal woman, Dulcinea. With panache and sparkling technique, principal dancers Ekaterina Krysanova and Semyon Chudin lead the spectacular cast of toreadors, flamenco dancers, gypsies, and dryads in virtuosic dancing that is quintessential Bolshoi.
Captured live on April 10, 2016