Don Quixote - Marianela Nunez as KitrI (c) Johan Persson

Don Quixote - Marianela Nunez as KitrI (c) Johan Persson

DON QUIXOTE

WHAT? Royal Ballet 

WHERE? Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD

WHEN? 15th Feb - 4th April  (Live Cinema Relay Tuesday 19th February) 

WHY GO? It’s choreographed by the legendary Carlos Acosta and if you're lucky, you’ll see one of three Royal Ballet star Principles dance the role of Kitri on your night. Marianela Nunez, Lauren Cuthbertson and Natalia Osipova are all on the programme. The classic tale of the bumbling Don, his side-kick Sancho and young lovers Kitri and Basilio combines comedy, romance and some spectacular solos.

IN THE KNOW? Carlos Acosta danced the role of Basilio himself in many productions of Don Quixote before he retired from classical ballet in 2016. He is now Royal Ballet Principal Guest Repetiteur.