Saturday, January 10, 2015, 4 p.m.
Based on an episode from Miguel de Cervantes’ famous novel, Don Quixote de la Mancha, the story follows its title hero, a middle-aged country gentleman absorbed with tales of chivalry, who sets out to defend virtue and punish those who violate the code of honor. A dance-packed feast of comedy, drama, romance, intrigue, betrayal, and fantasy, Minkus’ rousing score endows each scene with rich atmosphere. With a company boasting more than 50 dancers of singular instruction and vast experience, the Russian National Ballet Theatre delivers exquisite storytelling through the time-honored art of dance, demonstrating the best in ballet artistry.
Cash bar available at 3 p.m.
Program subject to change. Ticket prices shown do not include fees.