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Ballet Nacional de Cuba: ‘Don Quixote’

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Anette Delgado. in red, was in her element as Kitri, displaying impressive turns and flying splits in Ballet Nacional de Cuba’s performance of “Don Quixote” at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
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Leandro Pérez portrays Don Quixote and Anette Delgado is Kitri in the Ballet Nacional de Cuba performance. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
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As Basilio, Dani Hernández was a strong performer, dancing every demanding solo faultlessly and exhibiting exemplary classical line down to the tips of his long, long feet. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
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Created in 1988, the “Don Quixote” production by Alicia Alonso, Marta Garcia and Maria Elena Llorente adopts much of the familiar Petipa/Gorsky choreography but sets the action during the French occupation of Spain. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
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“Don Quixote” by the Ballet Nacional de Cuba. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
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Anette Delgado as Kitri in “Don Quixote” by the Ballet Nacional de Cuba.  (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
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Maureen Gil and Roberto Vega as young gypsies.  (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
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Dani Hernández as Basilio. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
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Anette Delgado, in red, as Kitri.  (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
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