Marius Petipa's ballet Don Quichote, with music by Léon Minkus, premiered in Moscow on the December 14 1869. Since then, this legendary work has been reinterpreted by numerous choreographers, including Alexander Gorsky, the great reformer of Russian ballet! It is this version that you can find on this page. The famous ballet narrates the adventures of Cervantes' celebrated hero, as well as the love affairs of two new characters: Kitri and Basil. Rediscover this ballet masterpiece on in full in modern productions, but also in some extracts of two superb archive films...

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Enjoy Alexander Gorsky’s ballet Don Quichotte after Petipa with music by Minkus, streaming on! is the best online platform for streaming Alexander Gorsky’s ballet Don Quichotte after Petipa with music by Minkus live, on replay or VOD, offering you a virtual VIP ticket to the most exciting productions with the world’s best artists and orchestras captured in HD video. Alexander Gorsky’s Don Quichotte after Petipa reinterprets the plot of Cervantes’ novel Don Quichotte and blends it with the adventures of a young couple, Kitri and Basil. With music by Ludwig Minkus, our heroes revel in movements inspired by Spanish folk music. Don Quichotte is a well-known ballet and several artists of the Paris Opera have been named Étoiles following its performance: Aurélie Dupont, Mathieu Ganio, and Valentine Colasant, to name just a few.

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Marius Petipa’s ballet Don Quichotte, with music by Ludwig Minkus, premiered on December 14 1869 in Moscow. In 1900, the choreographer Alexander Gorsky set about creating his own version. A great reformer of ballet, he skilfully reworked the choreography imagined by Petipa for his Don Quichotte, as he did for other ballets including Swan Lake and Giselle. In Don Quichotte, he even added new passages into Petipa’s version. Petipa’s Don Quichotte inspired Alexander Gorsky, but also Rudolf Nureyev at a later stage! One constant remains: the legendary music of Ludwig Minkus…Rediscover Don Quichotte, the mastpierece of Alexander Gorsky after Marius Petipa, with music by Ludwig Minkus, on!