the national ballet of cuba's don quixote

IN MEMORY OF DAVID Y. H. LUI
BRENT BELSHER PRESENTS THE CANADIAN PREMIERE OF

the national ballet of cuba's don quixote
ONE OF THE WORLD'S GREAT CLASSICAL BALLET COMPANIES, THE NATIONAL BALLET OF CUBA IS
COMING TO VANCOUVER FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME WITH THEIR FABLED PRODUCTION OF DON QUIXOTE.

Classical ballet fans old and new will have a chance to see the spectacularly trained dancers who have helped put the company into the top rank of the world's ballet institutions. Their blend of the exciting Russian technique with the passion and fire of Cuban culture is highly appealing to audiences worldwide. This production will only appear in Vancouver and is your chance to see the legendary National Ballet of Cuba. DON'T MISS IT!

Audiences in Paris, London, New York, and other centres around the world have responded enthusiastically and now Vancouver will get their turn in Feburary 2012. This production, choreographed by 20th Century ballet icon and Founder and Director-General of the National Ballet of Cuba, Alicia Alonso, is set to the music of Ludwig Minkus, and the score will be played by the Vancouver Opera Orchestra LIVE!

Don Quixote
QE Theatre - a full company of 75 - Vancouver Opera Orchestra Live
Four shows: Feb 16 to Feb 18 2012
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DANCER - VIENGSAY VALDES  •  PHOTO BY NANCY REYES

Breathtaking Virtuosity,
      Unabashedly Itself 

           DANCEVIEW TIMES

Technical fireworks with
      brilliant charm and
      awesome ease 

           DAILY TELEGRAPH

Brilliant dancers seems to the
be the norm in Ballet Nacional
de Cuba, which regularly
produces international stars 

THE NEW YORK TIMES

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