The ballet «Romeo and Juliet» (Ballet Theatre of Konstantin Tachkin)

The ballet «Romeo and Juliet» (Ballet Theatre of Konstantin Tachkin)

Famous Ballet Theatre, founded by Constantine Tachkin, is a pearl of the classical repertoire. Ludwig Minkus ballet based on Cervantes' great novel, but the central place it occupies in the not very "sad image of a knight."

All the viewer's attention composer Ludwig Minkus sent to the twists and turns, revolves around two lovers, Kitri and Basil. Kitri's father, the owner of the restaurant wants his daughter to marry a wealthy aristocrat, whom in any way is not Basile. It is a lyrical line in the play becomes paramount. Noble Don Quixote and his resourceful assistant and friend Sancho Panza help young heroes play the whole view, the innkeeper circle around the finger and force it to agree to the marriage.

Ballet comes with the classic choreography by Alexander Gorsky. Artists Theatre Tachkin share the stage with bright emotions and sensations. Dance of the Gypsies, the duo lovers, the scene in the forest, exciting chase, a humorous scene in which Basil pretends to be dead, is filled with a wide variety of emotions ballet. At the end of each expect happiness and eternal wanderer Don Quixote bids farewell to the young heroes and continues on his way.

Music: Sergei Prokofiev
Libretto: Adrian Piotrovsky, Sergei Prokofiev, Sergei Radlov and Leonid Yakobson by William Shakespeare
Choreography: Leonid Yakobson
Premiere: 31 January 2014
Running time: 2 hours 45 minutes


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