The story of Don Quixote tells of the old knight who dreams of chivalry and his comic squire, Sancho Panza. This performance by the Kirov has been hailed as one of the greatest large cast ballet productions ever recorded on film. The tremendous resources of the Kirov Ballet flash and dash through the four acts of joyous Petipa and Gorsky choreography making Don Quixote a thrilling visual treat.
This delightful spectacle features the great Soviet dancers Tatyana Terekhova and Farouk Ruzimatov as the lovers Kitri and Basilio. Don Quixote is performed by Kirov star Vladimir Ponomaryov.
Filmed live at the Kirov Theatre in Leningrad.
STARRING: Vladimir Ponomaryov Tatyana Terekhova Farouk Ruzimatov Alexander Brouskin Vladimir Lepeyev Dmitri Korneyev Alexander Lunyov
Choreography: Petipa and Gorsky
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