Bolshoi - Don Quixote (recorded)
Originally choreographed by Marius Petipa to the music of Ludwig Minkus, Don Quixote was first presented by the Ballet of the Imperial Bolshoi Theatre of Moscow in 1869. Over the years, Don Quixote has been modified, restaged and has become a staple of the Bolshoi repertoire.
Don Quixote, a nobleman obsessed with chivalry and romance, decides to go on a quest to accomplish great feats, which will bring glory to his name. In Barcelona, Lorenzo, the innkeeper, chases away the penniless Basilio, who is flirting with his daughter Kitri. He has already promised her hand to the rich Gamache. When Don Quixote appears, he mistakes the inn for a castle, Lorenzo for its lord, and Kitri for Dulcinea, a princess...
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