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Based on the original tale by Cervantes. The ballet follows the adventures of Kitri, the adventurous peasant girl, who runs off to a gypsy encampment with her sweetheart, the local barber Basilio, rather than follow her father's wish that she marry the outrageously silly, but wealthy Gamache. After romantic and comic complications including a sword-fight, tilting at the windmill and a moonlit pas de deux
, chivalrous Don Quixote resourcefully ensures a happy ending.Performers Maria Kuimova, Anastasia Tchumakova, Dermid Zykov, Nikolai Oliunin, Igor Klimin, Valery Guklenkov, Alexei Zevin, Arkady Zinov, Alexander Kuimov, Natalia Khakimova, Christina Zaitseva, Svetlana Belmeskina, Anna Kiseleva, Alexander Zevin, Ivan Karnaukhov, Denis Pogorely, Svetlana Dodonova.
Music Minkus. Producer Raymond Gubbay. Company Russian State Ballet of Siberia. Design Vyacheslav Okunev. Costume Elena Rodionova. Choreographer Alexander Gorsky (after Marius Petipa). Director Anatoly Tchepurnoi (music). Conductor Anatoly Tchepurnoi.
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